NCCS - Number of Nonprofit Organizations in Washington 1999 - 2009
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Number of Nonprofit Organizations in Washington, 1999 - 2009

  1999 2009  
  Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Pct.
Change
All Nonprofit Organizations28,519 100.0% 36,248 100.0% 27.1%
501(c)(3) Public Charities15,548 54.5% 23,910 66.0% 53.8%
501(c)(3) Private Foundations1,328 4.7% 2,089 5.8% 57.3%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations11,643 40.8% 10,249 28.3% -12.0%
Small community groups and partnerships, etc.UnknownNAUnknownNANA
501(c)(3) Public Charities15,548 54.5% 23,910 66.0% 53.8%
501(c)(3) Public Charities Registered with the IRS
(including registered congregations)
15,548 54.5% 23,910 66.0% 53.8%
Reporting Public Charities5,859 20.5% 7,866 21.7% 34.3%
Operating Public Charities5,174 18.1% 6,963 19.2% 34.6%
Supporting Public Charities685 2.4% 903 2.5% 31.8%
Non-Reporting, or with less than $25,000 in Gross Receipts9,689 34.0% 16,044 44.3% 65.6%
Congregations (about half are registered with IRS)*- 0.0% 6,128 16.9% NA
501(c)(3) Private Foundations1,328 4.7% 2,089 5.8% 57.3%
Private Grantmaking (Non-Operating) Foundations1,259 4.4% 1,977 5.5% 57.0%
Private Operating Foundations69 0.2% 112 0.3% 62.3%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations11,643 40.8% 10,249 28.3% -12.0%
Civic leagues, social welfare orgs, etc.2,943 10.3% 2,515 6.9% -14.5%
Fraternal beneficiary societies2,504 8.8% 1,740 4.8% -30.5%
Business leagues, chambers of commerce, etc.1,589 5.6% 1,591 4.4% 0.1%
Labor, agricultural, horticultural orgs1,577 5.5% 1,505 4.2% -4.6%
Social and recreational clubs1,398 4.9% 1,343 3.7% -3.9%
Post or organization of war veterans577 2.0% 545 1.5% -5.5%
All Other Nonprofit Organizations1,055 3.7% 1,010 2.8% -4.3%

Note: Excludes out-of-scope organizations.
Sources: IRS Business Master File 01/2010 (with modifications by the National Center for Charitable Statistics at the Urban Institute to exclude foreign and governmental organizations).
* The number of congregations is from the website of American Church Lists (http://list.infousa.com/acl.htm), 2004. These numbers are excluded from the totals for the state since approximately half of the congregations are included under registered public charities.