Nonprofits in California

There are 200,288 organizations in California. Combined, these Californian nonprofits employ 2 million people, earn more than $437 billion in revenue each year, and have assets of $918 billion.

Nonprofits by major California cities

Metro areaNonprofitsRevenues
68,047
$103,555,978,556
30,343
$201,273,668,796
16,291
$28,255,117,253
16,198
$13,768,323,453
13,518
$27,826,216,901
11,378
$21,452,691,012
4,073
$4,384,040,954
3,826
$6,188,508,245
3,306
$3,434,324,004
3,073
$2,108,906,141
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Job trends for California nonprofits

Employees per organizationNumber of organizations
0
20,144
1-10
9,601
11-25
4,072
26-100
4,080
101 to 1,000
2,304
1,000+
285
Key takeaways for employment stats:

Sizes of nonprofits in California

Revenues per organizationNumber of organizations
< $250k
49,157
$250k to $1M
13,484
$1M to $5M
8,106
$5M to $25M
3,434
$25M to $100M
957
$100M+
428
Key takeaways for revenue stats:

Types of nonprofits in California

Nonprofit typeNumberRevenues
36,473
$4,454,733,329
27,164
$47,350,614,748
18,139
$31,814,343,032
15,699
$5,488,624,298
15,335
$4,986,757,752
15,055
$22,564,555,606
11,739
$6,781,949,920
5,470
$1,122,806,637
4,939
$6,716,438,700
4,878
$7,935,189,474
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Directory of nonprofits in California


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