NCCS Community Platform

Number of Registered 501(c)(3) Public Charities by Age

(based on IRS ruling date)


Date
Created
Number
of
Organizations
Number
Filing
Annually
a 1969 or earlier 165,079 74,831
b 1970 - 1979 81,964 48,726
c 1980 - 1989 106,244 71,833
d 1990 - 1994 69,656 49,439
e 1995 - 1999 88,165 65,905
f 2000 - 2001 43,158 31,763
g 2002 - 2003 47,622 35,230
h 2004 - 2005 53,074 40,825
i 2006 - 2007 54,273 43,660
j 2008 25,616 21,235
k 2009 32,212 26,809
l 2010 31,076 25,777
l 2011 34,110 28,986
l 2012 32,175 27,761
l 2013 40,241 33,410
l 2014 96,122 75,470
l 2015 70,065 44,457
l 2016 37,800 11,024


Source: IRS Business Master File (modified by NCCS) 08/2016