NCCS - Number of Nonprofit Organizations in Rhode Island 2003 - 2013
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Number of Nonprofit Organizations in Rhode Island, 2003 - 2013

  2003 2013  
  Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Pct.
Change
All Nonprofit Organizations6,617 100.0% 7,687 100.0% 16.2%
501(c)(3) Public Charities3,434 51.9% 3,364 43.8% -2.0%
501(c)(3) Private Foundations998 15.1% 1,743 22.7% 74.6%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations2,185 33.0% 2,580 33.6% 18.1%
Small community groups and partnerships, etc.UnknownNAUnknownNANA
501(c)(3) Public Charities3,434 51.9% 3,364 43.8% -2.0%
501(c)(3) Public Charities Registered with the IRS
(including registered congregations)
3,434 51.9% 3,364 43.8% -2.0%
Reporting Public Charities1,648 24.9% 1,609 20.9% -2.4%
Operating Public Charities1,237 18.7% 1,418 18.4% 14.6%
Supporting Public Charities411 6.2% 191 2.5% -53.5%
Non-Reporting, or with less than $25,000 in Gross Receipts1,786 27.0% 1,755 22.8% -1.7%
Congregations (about half are registered with IRS)*Unknown 0.0% Unknown 0.0% NA
501(c)(3) Private Foundations998 15.1% 1,743 22.7% 74.6%
Private Grantmaking (Non-Operating) Foundations978 14.8% 1,722 22.4% 76.1%
Private Operating Foundations20 0.3% 21 0.3% 5.0%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations2,185 33.0% 2,580 33.6% 18.1%
Civic leagues, social welfare orgs, etc.333 5.0% 227 3.0% -31.8%
Fraternal beneficiary societies364 5.5% 223 2.9% -38.7%
Business leagues, chambers of commerce, etc.274 4.1% 262 3.4% -4.4%
Labor, agricultural, horticultural orgs313 4.7% 256 3.3% -18.2%
Social and recreational clubs262 4.0% 238 3.1% -9.2%
Post or organization of war veterans116 1.8% 92 1.2% -20.7%
All Other Nonprofit Organizations523 7.9% 1,282 16.7% 145.1%

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: 8.