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

  2003 2013  
  Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Pct.
Change
All Nonprofit Organizations24,730 100.0% 25,560 100.0% 3.4%
501(c)(3) Public Charities14,742 59.6% 17,901 70.0% 21.4%
501(c)(3) Private Foundations1,901 7.7% 1,662 6.5% -12.6%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations8,087 32.7% 5,997 23.5% -25.8%
Small community groups and partnerships, etc.UnknownNAUnknownNANA
501(c)(3) Public Charities14,742 59.6% 17,901 70.0% 21.4%
501(c)(3) Public Charities Registered with the IRS
(including registered congregations)
14,742 59.6% 17,901 70.0% 21.4%
Reporting Public Charities5,356 21.7% 7,504 29.4% 40.1%
Operating Public Charities4,701 19.0% 6,599 25.8% 40.4%
Supporting Public Charities655 2.6% 905 3.5% 38.2%
Non-Reporting, or with less than $25,000 in Gross Receipts9,386 38.0% 10,397 40.7% 10.8%
Congregations (about half are registered with IRS)*Unknown 0.0% Unknown 0.0% NA
501(c)(3) Private Foundations1,901 7.7% 1,662 6.5% -12.6%
Private Grantmaking (Non-Operating) Foundations1,794 7.3% 1,527 6.0% -14.9%
Private Operating Foundations107 0.4% 135 0.5% 26.2%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations8,087 32.7% 5,997 23.5% -25.8%
Civic leagues, social welfare orgs, etc.2,402 9.7% 1,613 6.3% -32.8%
Fraternal beneficiary societies1,246 5.0% 838 3.3% -32.7%
Business leagues, chambers of commerce, etc.1,440 5.8% 1,298 5.1% -9.9%
Labor, agricultural, horticultural orgs778 3.1% 507 2.0% -34.8%
Social and recreational clubs760 3.1% 671 2.6% -11.7%
Post or organization of war veterans589 2.4% 395 1.5% -32.9%
All Other Nonprofit Organizations872 3.5% 675 2.6% -22.6%

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: 18.