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Number of codes found for 'W': 20
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W01 - Alliances & Advocacy
Organizations whose activities focus on influencing public policy within the Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other major group area. Includes a variety of activities from public education and influencing public opinion to lobbying national and state legislatures.
Key words: Lobbying; Public Affairs Reform; Public Awareness; Public Policy Reform
W02 - Management & Technical Assistance
Consultation, training, and other forms of management assistance services to nonprofit groups within the Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other major group area.
W03 - Professional Societies & Associations
Learned societies, professional councils, and other organizations that bring together individuals or organizations with a common professional or vocational interest within the Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other major group area.
Scope notes: USE this code for water associations whose emphasis is on the water supply profession itself; USE C03 for organizations which have a broader environmental mission.
Includes: Accreditation Boards;
See also: Environmental Professional Societies & Associations (C03)
W05 - Research Institutes & Public Policy Analysis
Organizations whose primary purpose is to conduct research and/or public policy research within the Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other major group area.
Key words: Public Affairs Research and Analysis; Public Policy Research and Analysis
W11 - Single Organization Support
Organizations existing as a fund-raising entity for a single institution within the Public & Societal Benefit major group area.
W12 - Fund Raising & Fund Distribution
Organizations that raise and distribute funds for multiple organizations within the Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other major group area.
W19 - Support N.E.C.
Organizations that provide all forms of support except for financial assistance or fund raising for other organizations within the Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other major group area.
W20 - Government & Public Administration
Organizations that are concerned with the effective functioning of government including the administration of public agencies and the actions and decisions of public officials. Use this code for organizations that undertake a broad range of activities directed at improving the functioning of the public sector and for those that provide specific services in this area that are not specified below.
Key words: Campaign Finance; Civic Affairs; Clean Elections; Election Regulation; COG; Council of Governments; Ethics in Public Administration; Government Agencies; Government Reform; PACs; Political Action Committees; Political Organizations; Political Parties; Public Administration; Social Security Reform; Welfare Policy; Welfare Reform
Scope notes: Includes: 501(c)(1) goverment instrumentalities
See also: Political Science; Voter Education & Registration
W22 - Public Finance, Taxation & Monetary Policy
Organizations that are primarily engaged in financial administration and taxation including monetary policy; tax administration; collection, custody and disbursement of funds; debt and investment administration; and other similar activities.
Key words: Federal Reserve; Government Employee Retirement Funds; Government Trust Funds; Monetary Policy; Public Debt; Public Finance; Tax Administration; Tax Collection; Taxation
Scope notes: Includes: 501(c)(1) government farm, livestock, agriculture, and land credit services (FLCA)
See also: Economic Development; Financial Institutions
W24 - Citizen Participation
Organizations that seek to ensure the broad participation of community residents in government decision making and the political process.
Key words: Citizenship; Civics; Participatory Democracy; Political Clubs
W30 - Military & Veterans Organizations
Membership organizations that are engaged in promoting the interests of the veterans or active or retired military personnel who are their members.
Key words: Air Force; American Legion; Armed Forces of the United States; Army; Coast Guard; Marine Corps; Military Chaplains; National Guard; Navy; Veterans Affairs ; Veterans of Foreign Wars; VFW; War Veterans
Scope notes: Includes: 501(c)(19) and 501(c)(23) organizations
Excludes: Veterans' and war memorials, USE Historical Organizations (A80)
W40 - Public Transportation Systems
Organizations that provide fixed-route mass transit services that utilize buses, trains, ferry boats or other vehicles to transport people within the limits of a city, a metropolitan area, a county or a multi-county region, or to move people from outlying areas into a city or metropolitan area.
Key words: Air Traffic Control; Air Transportation; Airline Terminals; Airports; Bus Shelters; Buses, Cable Cars; Commuter Rail, Ferry Boats; Light-Rail Systems; Mass Transit; Pedestrian Shelters; Public Transportation; Public Transportation Systems; Rail Transportation; Railroads; Railways; Rapid Transit Systems; Roadways; Streetcars; Subways; Trains; Trolleys; Urban Mass Transit
See also: Transportation Assistance
W50 - Telecommunications
Organizations that furnish point-to-point communications services including telephone and telegraph services.
Key words: Communication Services; Electronic Messaging; Freenet Providers; Internet Service Providers; Rural Utilities; Telecommunications ; Telegraph; Telephone Systems; Wireless Communications Systems
See also: Local Benevolent Life Insurance Associations, Mutual Irrigation & Telephone Companies & Like Organizations
W60 - Financial Institutions
Organizations that provide an alternative to the traditional banking system for people who want to maintain checking or savings accounts, purchase money orders, cash third-party checks or engage in other financial transactions.
Key words: Banks; Check Cashing; Investment Management ; Investments & Securities ; Savings & Loan Associations; Thrift Institutions; Trust Companies
Scope notes: Includes: 501(c)(14)organizations
W61 - Credit Unions
Cooperative 501(c)(14) associations that use money deposited by a group of people (e.g., fellow employees) and lend it out again to people in the same group at favorable interest rates.
W70 - Leadership Development
Organizations that are designed to train people to become effective leaders at the national or local level.
Key words: Leadership Training
See also: Youth Development Programs; Youth Development - Religious Leadership
W80 - Public Utilities
Organizations that provide gas, electricity, water and sanitary services including the hook-up of services and the installation, maintenance and repair of necessary equipment. [Many are located in section 501(c)(12).]
Key words: Electric Generating Plants; Electrification; Energy Generating Resources; Energy Suppliers; Gas Services; Energy Suppliers; Light Companies; Natural Gas Services; Power Generating Plants; Propane Services; Public Utilities; Rural Water Companies; Sanitary Services; Utility Systems; Water & Sewer Services; Water Rights; Water Systems; Waterworks
See also: Energy Resources Conservation & Development; Telecommunications
W90 - Consumer Protection
Organizations that provide for the education and protection of individuals who purchase, use, maintain and dispose of products and services.
Key words: Consumer Complaints; Consumer Education; Consumer Fraud; Consumer Product Safety; Consumer Protection; Consumer Safety
W99 - Public & Societal Benefit N.E.C.
Use this code for organizations that clearly provide services relating to public affairs or society benefit where the major purpose is unclear enough that a more specific code cannot be accurately assigned.