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NCCS - Number of Nonprofit Organizations in Pennsylvania 2003 - 2013
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Number of Nonprofit Organizations in Pennsylvania, 2003 - 2013

  2003 2013  
  Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Pct.
Change
All Nonprofit Organizations61,197 100.0% 63,345 100.0% 3.5%
501(c)(3) Public Charities31,668 51.7% 37,600 59.4% 18.7%
501(c)(3) Private Foundations4,598 7.5% 6,208 9.8% 35.0%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations24,931 40.7% 19,537 30.8% -21.6%
Small community groups and partnerships, etc.UnknownNAUnknownNANA
501(c)(3) Public Charities31,668 51.7% 37,600 59.4% 18.7%
501(c)(3) Public Charities Registered with the IRS
(including registered congregations)
31,668 51.7% 37,600 59.4% 18.7%
Reporting Public Charities13,026 21.3% 16,432 25.9% 26.1%
Operating Public Charities11,496 18.8% 14,530 22.9% 26.4%
Supporting Public Charities1,530 2.5% 1,902 3.0% 24.3%
Non-Reporting, or with less than $25,000 in Gross Receipts18,642 30.5% 21,168 33.4% 13.6%
Congregations (about half are registered with IRS)*Unknown 0.0% Unknown 0.0% NA
501(c)(3) Private Foundations4,598 7.5% 6,208 9.8% 35.0%
Private Grantmaking (Non-Operating) Foundations4,423 7.2% 6,011 9.5% 35.9%
Private Operating Foundations175 0.3% 197 0.3% 12.6%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations24,931 40.7% 19,537 30.8% -21.6%
Civic leagues, social welfare orgs, etc.6,153 10.1% 4,025 6.4% -34.6%
Fraternal beneficiary societies5,933 9.7% 3,235 5.1% -45.5%
Business leagues, chambers of commerce, etc.2,525 4.1% 2,146 3.4% -15.0%
Labor, agricultural, horticultural orgs3,039 5.0% 2,435 3.8% -19.9%
Social and recreational clubs3,548 5.8% 2,712 4.3% -23.6%
Post or organization of war veterans1,394 2.3% 1,293 2.0% -7.2%
All Other Nonprofit Organizations2,339 3.8% 3,691 5.8% 57.8%

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: 71.