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Number of nonprofits in the US

How many nonprofits are there in the US?

More than 1.5 million

The number of nonprofit organizations in the US has recently increased. According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations are registered in the U.S.  What does this number include?  Well, the 1.5 million nonprofits include public charities, private foundations, chambers of commerce, fraternal organizations and civic leagues and other types of nonprofit organizations.  The nonprofits cover different domains: arts, culture, education, health, public and societal benefit or religion.

This fact is verified on : September 23, 2013.





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