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

  2003 2013  
  Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Pct.
Change
All Nonprofit Organizations27,654 100.0% 29,707 100.0% 7.4%
501(c)(3) Public Charities17,290 62.5% 21,413 72.1% 23.8%
501(c)(3) Private Foundations2,307 8.3% 1,794 6.0% -22.2%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations8,057 29.1% 6,500 21.9% -19.3%
Small community groups and partnerships, etc.UnknownNAUnknownNANA
501(c)(3) Public Charities17,290 62.5% 21,413 72.1% 23.8%
501(c)(3) Public Charities Registered with the IRS
(including registered congregations)
17,290 62.5% 21,413 72.1% 23.8%
Reporting Public Charities5,932 21.5% 7,746 26.1% 30.6%
Operating Public Charities5,185 18.7% 6,792 22.9% 31.0%
Supporting Public Charities747 2.7% 954 3.2% 27.7%
Non-Reporting, or with less than $25,000 in Gross Receipts11,358 41.1% 13,667 46.0% 20.3%
Congregations (about half are registered with IRS)*Unknown 0.0% Unknown 0.0% NA
501(c)(3) Private Foundations2,307 8.3% 1,794 6.0% -22.2%
Private Grantmaking (Non-Operating) Foundations2,220 8.0% 1,698 5.7% -23.5%
Private Operating Foundations87 0.3% 96 0.3% 10.3%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations8,057 29.1% 6,500 21.9% -19.3%
Civic leagues, social welfare orgs, etc.2,103 7.6% 1,538 5.2% -26.9%
Fraternal beneficiary societies1,300 4.7% 822 2.8% -36.8%
Business leagues, chambers of commerce, etc.1,317 4.8% 1,116 3.8% -15.3%
Labor, agricultural, horticultural orgs1,076 3.9% 662 2.2% -38.5%
Social and recreational clubs1,234 4.5% 1,494 5.0% 21.1%
Post or organization of war veterans452 1.6% 427 1.4% -5.5%
All Other Nonprofit Organizations575 2.1% 441 1.5% -23.3%

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: 14.