Number of Registered 501(c)(3) Public Charities by Age

(based on IRS ruling date)

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Date
Created
Number
of
Organizations
a 1969 or earlier 165,079
b 1970 - 1979 81,964
c 1980 - 1989 106,244
d 1990 - 1994 69,656
e 1995 - 1999 88,165
f 2000 - 2001 43,158
g 2002 - 2003 47,622
h 2004 - 2005 53,074
i 2006 - 2007 54,273
j 2008 25,616
k 2009 32,212
l 2010 31,076
l 2011 34,110
l 2012 32,175
l 2013 40,241
l 2014 96,122
l 2015 70,065
l 2016 37,800


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