NCCS has a variety of tools available to help with classification:
NTEE-CC Users Newsletters
Reference copies of the NTEE-CC Users Newsletter, a quarterly email newsletter written to help users better understand how the NTEE-CC works and keep abreast of any changes that may take place.
Type a keyword into the box to see a list of all matching NTEE-CC (or NPC) Codes. The NTEE-CC Keyword Browser includes definitions, keywords, scope notes (hints for coding), and examples. Continuously updated.
A Google-like interface for searching and browsing Nonprofit Program Classifications.
Alphabetical list of national organizations that have multiple local affiliates which should be classified alike. NTEE-CC codes and organization URLs are included. Updated September 29, 2005.
This 63-page file can be printed and used as a reference tool when working with the Nonprofit Program Classification System. NPC Beneficiary Codes and NPC Common Codes complete the system.
These codes describe the population served by the program.
These codes describe common supporting activities such as fundraising for other nonprofit organizations, management assistance, and advocacy.
NTEE-CC Two Pager
This 2-page chart provides an overview of all the NTEE-CC codes. Revised May 2005.
File: NTEE Two Page_2005.DOC
This 170-page manual -- revised January 2007 -- includes the Training Guide and NTEE Reference Manual, including general descriptions of the major group areas of the NTEE as well as definitions for each of the 630 NTEE-CC codes. Available in Adobe Acrobat format (.pdf). For the most recent edits to the coding system, please use the Web-based NTEE-CC Browser.
This 20-page guide gives step-by-step instructions on classifying organizations by NTEE-CC.
File: NTEE Training Guide.PDF
This chart presents a summary of NTEE-CC classifications for exempt organizations other than 501(c)(3)s. Revised May 2005
File: NTEE 501C_other_2005.pdf
This online NPC Keyword Browser permits users to type in a keyword and view all related NPC classifications. Links to definitions and code-specific tips are just a click away. Continuously updated.
This web-based tool can be used by knowledgeable researchers to classify or reclassify organizations using the NTEE system. It provides an efficient and effective means to get your organization classifications right. (Prior NCCS approval is required.)
Alphabetized list of keywords for organizations providing housing and residential care options. Rev. Sept. 2005