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

  2003 2013  
  Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Pct.
Change
All Nonprofit Organizations32,144 100.0% 32,084 100.0% -0.2%
501(c)(3) Public Charities19,071 59.3% 22,343 69.6% 17.2%
501(c)(3) Private Foundations1,908 5.9% 1,515 4.7% -20.6%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations11,165 34.7% 8,226 25.6% -26.3%
Small community groups and partnerships, etc.UnknownNAUnknownNANA
501(c)(3) Public Charities19,071 59.3% 22,343 69.6% 17.2%
501(c)(3) Public Charities Registered with the IRS
(including registered congregations)
19,071 59.3% 22,343 69.6% 17.2%
Reporting Public Charities6,444 20.0% 8,291 25.8% 28.7%
Operating Public Charities5,687 17.7% 7,258 22.6% 27.6%
Supporting Public Charities757 2.4% 1,033 3.2% 36.5%
Non-Reporting, or with less than $25,000 in Gross Receipts12,627 39.3% 14,052 43.8% 11.3%
Congregations (about half are registered with IRS)*Unknown 0.0% Unknown 0.0% NA
501(c)(3) Private Foundations1,908 5.9% 1,515 4.7% -20.6%
Private Grantmaking (Non-Operating) Foundations1,805 5.6% 1,414 4.4% -21.7%
Private Operating Foundations103 0.3% 101 0.3% -1.9%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations11,165 34.7% 8,226 25.6% -26.3%
Civic leagues, social welfare orgs, etc.2,702 8.4% 1,829 5.7% -32.3%
Fraternal beneficiary societies2,324 7.2% 1,299 4.0% -44.1%
Business leagues, chambers of commerce, etc.1,587 4.9% 1,426 4.4% -10.1%
Labor, agricultural, horticultural orgs1,592 5.0% 1,376 4.3% -13.6%
Social and recreational clubs1,354 4.2% 1,028 3.2% -24.1%
Post or organization of war veterans563 1.8% 431 1.3% -23.4%
All Other Nonprofit Organizations1,043 3.2% 837 2.6% -19.8%

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: 19.