Organizations whose members are business and professional men and/or women or other individuals who have a common interest in improving the life of the community, which conduct fund-raising events to finance community service projects. Many service clubs are chapters of national or international organizations.
Key words: Elks Clubs; Kiwanis; Jaycees; Lions Clubs; National Exchange Clubs; Rotary Clubs; Ruritan Clubs; Zonta International
Scope notes: USE this code only for organizations exempt from federal taxes under 501 (c)(3) and 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code. For similar organizations that are exempt from federal taxes under 501 (c)(8) USE Y41; for 501(c)(10) USE Y42. For Youth Service, USE Youth Community Service Clubs (O51).
For community service clubs whose primary purpose is to support one programmatic activity, such as Lions Club Eye Banks, USE common codes 11 or 12 and the appropriate Major Group designation.
See also: Youth Community Service Clubs