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NCCS - Number of Nonprofit Organizations in North Carolina 2003 - 2013
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Number of Nonprofit Organizations in North Carolina, 2003 - 2013

  2003 2013  
  Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Pct.
Change
All Nonprofit Organizations35,823 100.0% 39,587 100.0% 10.5%
501(c)(3) Public Charities21,489 60.0% 27,777 70.2% 29.3%
501(c)(3) Private Foundations2,751 7.7% 2,420 6.1% -12.0%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations11,583 32.3% 9,390 23.7% -18.9%
Small community groups and partnerships, etc.UnknownNAUnknownNANA
501(c)(3) Public Charities21,489 60.0% 27,777 70.2% 29.3%
501(c)(3) Public Charities Registered with the IRS
(including registered congregations)
21,489 60.0% 27,777 70.2% 29.3%
Reporting Public Charities7,566 21.1% 9,947 25.1% 31.5%
Operating Public Charities6,471 18.1% 8,686 21.9% 34.2%
Supporting Public Charities1,095 3.1% 1,261 3.2% 15.2%
Non-Reporting, or with less than $25,000 in Gross Receipts13,923 38.9% 17,830 45.0% 28.1%
Congregations (about half are registered with IRS)*Unknown 0.0% Unknown 0.0% NA
501(c)(3) Private Foundations2,751 7.7% 2,420 6.1% -12.0%
Private Grantmaking (Non-Operating) Foundations2,681 7.5% 2,313 5.8% -13.7%
Private Operating Foundations70 0.2% 107 0.3% 52.9%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations11,583 32.3% 9,390 23.7% -18.9%
Civic leagues, social welfare orgs, etc.3,506 9.8% 2,391 6.0% -31.8%
Fraternal beneficiary societies2,118 5.9% 1,717 4.3% -18.9%
Business leagues, chambers of commerce, etc.1,761 4.9% 1,585 4.0% -10.0%
Labor, agricultural, horticultural orgs874 2.4% 632 1.6% -27.7%
Social and recreational clubs1,631 4.6% 1,636 4.1% 0.3%
Post or organization of war veterans839 2.3% 682 1.7% -18.7%
All Other Nonprofit Organizations854 2.4% 747 1.9% -12.5%

Note: Excludes out-of-scope organizations. "Reporting" public charities include all organizations filing IRS Form 990, 990-EZ or 990-PF. "Supporting" public charities include a small number of "mutual benefit" charities as well.
Sources: IRS Business Master Files 11/2003 and 10/2013 (with modifications by the National Center for Charitable Statistics at the Urban Institute to exclude foreign and governmental organizations). pcm2: 21.