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

  2003 2013  
  Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Pct.
Change
All Nonprofit Organizations17,913 100.0% 21,931 100.0% 22.4%
501(c)(3) Public Charities11,705 65.3% 17,062 77.8% 45.8%
501(c)(3) Private Foundations721 4.0% 659 3.0% -8.6%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations5,487 30.6% 4,210 19.2% -23.3%
Small community groups and partnerships, etc.UnknownNAUnknownNANA
501(c)(3) Public Charities11,705 65.3% 17,062 77.8% 45.8%
501(c)(3) Public Charities Registered with the IRS
(including registered congregations)
11,705 65.3% 17,062 77.8% 45.8%
Reporting Public Charities2,898 16.2% 4,375 19.9% 51.0%
Operating Public Charities2,508 14.0% 3,785 17.3% 50.9%
Supporting Public Charities390 2.2% 590 2.7% 51.3%
Non-Reporting, or with less than $25,000 in Gross Receipts8,807 49.2% 12,687 57.8% 44.1%
Congregations (about half are registered with IRS)*Unknown 0.0% Unknown 0.0% NA
501(c)(3) Private Foundations721 4.0% 659 3.0% -8.6%
Private Grantmaking (Non-Operating) Foundations701 3.9% 624 2.8% -11.0%
Private Operating Foundations20 0.1% 35 0.2% 75.0%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations5,487 30.6% 4,210 19.2% -23.3%
Civic leagues, social welfare orgs, etc.1,493 8.3% 954 4.4% -36.1%
Fraternal beneficiary societies1,240 6.9% 1,007 4.6% -18.8%
Business leagues, chambers of commerce, etc.812 4.5% 736 3.4% -9.4%
Labor, agricultural, horticultural orgs412 2.3% 273 1.2% -33.7%
Social and recreational clubs718 4.0% 561 2.6% -21.9%
Post or organization of war veterans369 2.1% 432 2.0% 17.1%
All Other Nonprofit Organizations443 2.5% 247 1.1% -44.2%

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: 6.