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

  2003 2013  
  Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Pct.
Change
All Nonprofit Organizations8,584 100.0% 8,508 100.0% -0.9%
501(c)(3) Public Charities4,686 54.6% 5,467 64.3% 16.7%
501(c)(3) Private Foundations521 6.1% 449 5.3% -13.8%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations3,377 39.3% 2,592 30.5% -23.2%
Small community groups and partnerships, etc.UnknownNAUnknownNANA
501(c)(3) Public Charities4,686 54.6% 5,467 64.3% 16.7%
501(c)(3) Public Charities Registered with the IRS
(including registered congregations)
4,686 54.6% 5,467 64.3% 16.7%
Reporting Public Charities2,034 23.7% 2,450 28.8% 20.5%
Operating Public Charities1,868 21.8% 2,233 26.2% 19.5%
Supporting Public Charities166 1.9% 217 2.6% 30.7%
Non-Reporting, or with less than $25,000 in Gross Receipts2,652 30.9% 3,017 35.5% 13.8%
Congregations (about half are registered with IRS)*Unknown 0.0% Unknown 0.0% NA
501(c)(3) Private Foundations521 6.1% 449 5.3% -13.8%
Private Grantmaking (Non-Operating) Foundations477 5.6% 400 4.7% -16.1%
Private Operating Foundations44 0.5% 49 0.6% 11.4%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations3,377 39.3% 2,592 30.5% -23.2%
Civic leagues, social welfare orgs, etc.624 7.3% 423 5.0% -32.2%
Fraternal beneficiary societies1,123 13.1% 768 9.0% -31.6%
Business leagues, chambers of commerce, etc.412 4.8% 386 4.5% -6.3%
Labor, agricultural, horticultural orgs290 3.4% 210 2.5% -27.6%
Social and recreational clubs297 3.5% 258 3.0% -13.1%
Post or organization of war veterans387 4.5% 334 3.9% -13.7%
All Other Nonprofit Organizations244 2.8% 213 2.5% -12.7%

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: 2.