Boston area nonprofits

There are 10,450 organizations in the greater Boston metro area, including the cities of Boston, Cambridge, Framingham, Newton, and Waltham. Combined, these Boston metro nonprofits employ 760,750 people, earn more than $97 billion in revenue each year, and have assets of $308 billion.
Methodology: Cause IQ mines all tax-exempt organizations that file a Form 990 or 990PF with the IRS. We exclude Form 990EZ and Postcard filers, which are high in number but very small in size. We collect and aggregate this information from OCR'd paper taxreturns, XML e-file taxreturns, IRS-provided extract, the Business Master File, and Cause IQ secret sauce for data cleaning, categorization, classification, analytics, etc.

Sizes of nonprofits in Boston

Types of nonprofits in Boston

Nonprofit typeNumberRevenues
 
2,644
 
$11,502,237,106
 
1,164
 
$25,015,256,108
 
766
 
$4,758,700,793
 
756
 
$727,243,608
 
720
 
$2,063,967,326
 
658
 
$2,169,923,068
 
467
 
$1,309,161,341
 
437
 
$29,986,091,071
 
370
 
$6,116,927,896
 
288
 
$1,046,095,316
25 categories

Directory of nonprofits in Boston


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