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NCCS - Number of Nonprofit Organizations in New Jersey 2003 - 2013
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Number of Nonprofit Organizations in New Jersey, 2003 - 2013

  2003 2013  
  Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Pct.
Change
All Nonprofit Organizations37,823 100.0% 38,825 100.0% 2.6%
501(c)(3) Public Charities21,465 56.8% 25,925 66.8% 20.8%
501(c)(3) Private Foundations3,692 9.8% 3,347 8.6% -9.3%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations12,666 33.5% 9,553 24.6% -24.6%
Small community groups and partnerships, etc.UnknownNAUnknownNANA
501(c)(3) Public Charities21,465 56.8% 25,925 66.8% 20.8%
501(c)(3) Public Charities Registered with the IRS
(including registered congregations)
21,465 56.8% 25,925 66.8% 20.8%
Reporting Public Charities7,715 20.4% 10,522 27.1% 36.4%
Operating Public Charities6,789 17.9% 9,159 23.6% 34.9%
Supporting Public Charities926 2.4% 1,363 3.5% 47.2%
Non-Reporting, or with less than $25,000 in Gross Receipts13,750 36.4% 15,403 39.7% 12.0%
Congregations (about half are registered with IRS)*Unknown 0.0% Unknown 0.0% NA
501(c)(3) Private Foundations3,692 9.8% 3,347 8.6% -9.3%
Private Grantmaking (Non-Operating) Foundations3,580 9.5% 3,235 8.3% -9.6%
Private Operating Foundations112 0.3% 112 0.3% 0.0%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations12,666 33.5% 9,553 24.6% -24.6%
Civic leagues, social welfare orgs, etc.3,501 9.3% 2,158 5.6% -38.4%
Fraternal beneficiary societies2,069 5.5% 1,327 3.4% -35.9%
Business leagues, chambers of commerce, etc.1,568 4.1% 1,485 3.8% -5.3%
Labor, agricultural, horticultural orgs2,176 5.8% 1,666 4.3% -23.4%
Social and recreational clubs1,643 4.3% 1,276 3.3% -22.3%
Post or organization of war veterans601 1.6% 772 2.0% 28.5%
All Other Nonprofit Organizations1,108 2.9% 869 2.2% -21.6%

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: 25.