NCCS - Number of Nonprofit Organizations in District of Columbia 2003 - 2013
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Number of Nonprofit Organizations in District of Columbia, 2003 - 2013

  2003 2013  
  Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Pct.
Change
All Nonprofit Organizations15,853 100.0% 12,367 100.0% -22.0%
501(c)(3) Public Charities8,727 55.0% 8,024 64.9% -8.1%
501(c)(3) Private Foundations877 5.5% 497 4.0% -43.3%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations6,249 39.4% 3,846 31.1% -38.5%
Small community groups and partnerships, etc.UnknownNAUnknownNANA
501(c)(3) Public Charities8,727 55.0% 8,024 64.9% -8.1%
501(c)(3) Public Charities Registered with the IRS
(including registered congregations)
8,727 55.0% 8,024 64.9% -8.1%
Reporting Public Charities3,431 21.6% 4,037 32.6% 17.7%
Operating Public Charities3,062 19.3% 3,622 29.3% 18.3%
Supporting Public Charities369 2.3% 415 3.4% 12.5%
Non-Reporting, or with less than $25,000 in Gross Receipts5,296 33.4% 3,987 32.2% -24.7%
Congregations (about half are registered with IRS)*Unknown 0.0% Unknown 0.0% NA
501(c)(3) Private Foundations877 5.5% 497 4.0% -43.3%
Private Grantmaking (Non-Operating) Foundations820 5.2% 449 3.6% -45.2%
Private Operating Foundations57 0.4% 48 0.4% -15.8%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations6,249 39.4% 3,846 31.1% -38.5%
Civic leagues, social welfare orgs, etc.3,557 22.4% 1,999 16.2% -43.8%
Fraternal beneficiary societies631 4.0% 158 1.3% -75.0%
Business leagues, chambers of commerce, etc.1,315 8.3% 1,072 8.7% -18.5%
Labor, agricultural, horticultural orgs317 2.0% 323 2.6% 1.9%
Social and recreational clubs204 1.3% 156 1.3% -23.5%
Post or organization of war veterans33 0.2% 24 0.2% -27.3%
All Other Nonprofit Organizations192 1.2% 114 0.9% -40.6%

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: 15.