NCCS - Number of Nonprofit Organizations in California 2003 - 2013
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Number of Nonprofit Organizations in California, 2003 - 2013

  2003 2013  
  Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Pct.
Change
All Nonprofit Organizations139,483 100.0% 144,728 100.0% 3.8%
501(c)(3) Public Charities89,794 64.4% 105,876 73.2% 17.9%
501(c)(3) Private Foundations11,351 8.1% 10,000 6.9% -11.9%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations38,338 27.5% 28,852 19.9% -24.7%
Small community groups and partnerships, etc.UnknownNAUnknownNANA
501(c)(3) Public Charities89,794 64.4% 105,876 73.2% 17.9%
501(c)(3) Public Charities Registered with the IRS
(including registered congregations)
89,794 64.4% 105,876 73.2% 17.9%
Reporting Public Charities30,827 22.1% 42,030 29.0% 36.3%
Operating Public Charities26,821 19.2% 36,541 25.2% 36.2%
Supporting Public Charities4,006 2.9% 5,489 3.8% 37.0%
Non-Reporting, or with less than $25,000 in Gross Receipts58,967 42.3% 63,846 44.1% 8.3%
Congregations (about half are registered with IRS)*Unknown 0.0% Unknown 0.0% NA
501(c)(3) Private Foundations11,351 8.1% 10,000 6.9% -11.9%
Private Grantmaking (Non-Operating) Foundations10,743 7.7% 9,172 6.3% -14.6%
Private Operating Foundations608 0.4% 828 0.6% 36.2%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations38,338 27.5% 28,852 19.9% -24.7%
Civic leagues, social welfare orgs, etc.9,974 7.2% 6,655 4.6% -33.3%
Fraternal beneficiary societies6,423 4.6% 3,690 2.5% -42.6%
Business leagues, chambers of commerce, etc.6,684 4.8% 5,865 4.1% -12.3%
Labor, agricultural, horticultural orgs4,890 3.5% 4,175 2.9% -14.6%
Social and recreational clubs5,762 4.1% 4,471 3.1% -22.4%
Post or organization of war veterans1,282 0.9% 1,453 1.0% 13.3%
All Other Nonprofit Organizations3,323 2.4% 2,543 1.8% -23.5%

Note: Excludes out-of-scope organizations. "Reporting" public charities include all organizations filing IRS Form 990, 990-EZ or 990-PF. "Supporting" public charities include a small number of "mutual benefit" charities as well.
Sources: IRS Business Master Files 11/2003 and 10/2013 (with modifications by the National Center for Charitable Statistics at the Urban Institute to exclude foreign and governmental organizations). pcm2: 78.