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

(based on IRS ruling date)

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Date
Created
Number
of
Organizations
a 1969 or earlier 9,927
b 1970 - 1979 4,523
c 1980 - 1989 9,663
d 1990 - 1994 8,338
e 1995 - 1999 16,151
f 2000 - 2001 8,506
g 2002 - 2003 6,491
h 2004 - 2005 5,416
i 2006 - 2007 6,552
j 2008 3,179
k 2009 3,022
l 2010 2,373
l 2011 2,208
l 2012 2,146
l 2013 2,022
l 2014 6,236
l 2015 5,316
l 2016 3,336


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