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

  2003 2013  
  Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Number
of Orgs.
Percent
of All Orgs.
Pct.
Change
All Nonprofit Organizations31,660 100.0% 30,854 100.0% -2.5%
501(c)(3) Public Charities15,879 50.2% 18,725 60.7% 17.9%
501(c)(3) Private Foundations2,308 7.3% 2,074 6.7% -10.1%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations13,473 42.6% 10,055 32.6% -25.4%
Small community groups and partnerships, etc.UnknownNAUnknownNANA
501(c)(3) Public Charities15,879 50.2% 18,725 60.7% 17.9%
501(c)(3) Public Charities Registered with the IRS
(including registered congregations)
15,879 50.2% 18,725 60.7% 17.9%
Reporting Public Charities6,019 19.0% 7,397 24.0% 22.9%
Operating Public Charities5,029 15.9% 6,219 20.2% 23.7%
Supporting Public Charities990 3.1% 1,178 3.8% 19.0%
Non-Reporting, or with less than $25,000 in Gross Receipts9,860 31.1% 11,328 36.7% 14.9%
Congregations (about half are registered with IRS)*Unknown 0.0% Unknown 0.0% NA
501(c)(3) Private Foundations2,308 7.3% 2,074 6.7% -10.1%
Private Grantmaking (Non-Operating) Foundations2,253 7.1% 2,007 6.5% -10.9%
Private Operating Foundations55 0.2% 67 0.2% 21.8%
Other 501(c) Nonprofit Organizations13,473 42.6% 10,055 32.6% -25.4%
Civic leagues, social welfare orgs, etc.2,995 9.5% 2,153 7.0% -28.1%
Fraternal beneficiary societies3,119 9.9% 1,479 4.8% -52.6%
Business leagues, chambers of commerce, etc.1,655 5.2% 1,306 4.2% -21.1%
Labor, agricultural, horticultural orgs1,854 5.9% 1,818 5.9% -1.9%
Social and recreational clubs1,083 3.4% 908 2.9% -16.2%
Post or organization of war veterans1,554 4.9% 1,378 4.5% -11.3%
All Other Nonprofit Organizations1,213 3.8% 1,013 3.3% -16.5%

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.