Number of Registered 501(c)(3) Private Foundations by Age

(based on IRS ruling date)

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Date
Created
Number
of
Organizations
Number
Filing
Annually
a 1969 or earlier 9,927 9,780
b 1970 - 1979 4,523 4,447
c 1980 - 1989 9,663 9,469
d 1990 - 1994 8,338 8,167
e 1995 - 1999 16,151 15,813
f 2000 - 2001 8,506 8,331
g 2002 - 2003 6,491 6,314
h 2004 - 2005 5,416 5,303
i 2006 - 2007 6,552 6,438
j 2008 3,179 3,131
k 2009 3,022 2,971
l 2010 2,373 2,314
l 2011 2,208 2,173
l 2012 2,146 2,090
l 2013 2,022 1,950
l 2014 6,236 5,118
l 2015 5,316 2,800
l 2016 3,336 769


Source: IRS Business Master File (modified by NCCS) 08/2016