Nonprofits in California

There are 190,663 organizations in California. Combined, these Californian nonprofits employ 2 million people, earn more than $437 billion in revenue each year, and have assets of $931 billion.

Nonprofits by major California cities

Metro areaNonprofitsRevenues
64,762
$102,629,868,311
28,750
$203,184,531,130
15,478
$28,394,813,209
15,439
$13,720,405,021
12,975
$27,468,541,624
10,905
$21,569,783,712
3,852
$4,338,803,194
3,667
$6,152,611,976
3,147
$3,304,484,288
2,909
$2,100,517,187
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Job trends for California nonprofits

Employees per organizationNumber of organizations
0
18,971
1-10
9,239
11-25
3,989
26-100
3,950
101 to 1,000
2,239
1,000+
274

Sizes of nonprofits in California

Revenues per organizationNumber of organizations
< $250k
43,846
$250k to $1M
12,908
$1M to $5M
7,853
$5M to $25M
3,395
$25M to $100M
949
$100M+
433
Key takeaways for revenue stats:

Types of nonprofits in California

Nonprofit typeNumberRevenues
36,223
$7,049,320,163
25,178
$46,312,464,521
17,296
$34,535,216,395
14,732
$5,162,017,134
14,466
$4,583,504,610
13,939
$22,365,231,724
11,335
$6,647,096,441
5,040
$1,110,494,590
4,965
$23,216,917,319
4,805
$6,564,768,264
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Directory of nonprofits in California


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