Sage Labs-Laboratory for Nonprofit Research is a not-for-profit research facility that conducts quantitative and qualitative research on subjects related to running an effective 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6) nonprofit organizations.
In the past Sage Labs has conducted research on nonprofit fund raising methodologies, use of email marketing, nonprofit board development, major gift giving, and organizational visioning.
Most of the research conducted by Sage Labs is made available through webinars, articles, books, and interviews with nonprofit industry print and web periodicals. Sage Labs researchers will also occasionally appear at nonprofit meetings and conferences to discuss findings.
From reading past research, it seems that the Sage Labs team pulls much of its research data from a combination of sources including nonprofit consultants working in the field, studying historic efforts by nonprofit organizations, collaborating with third party organizations in the industry, and conducting their own research studies.
Sage Labs is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.