Nonprofits in California

There are 191,327 organizations in California. Combined, these Californian nonprofits employ 2 million people, earn more than $438 billion in revenue each year, and have assets of $928 billion.

Nonprofits by major California cities

Metro areaNonprofitsRevenues
64,970
$102,805,215,883
28,893
$203,200,540,255
15,525
$28,186,679,894
15,479
$13,747,027,455
12,985
$27,550,989,678
10,956
$21,762,266,446
3,868
$4,355,613,343
3,674
$6,153,433,874
3,160
$3,307,788,480
2,928
$2,117,871,440
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Job trends for California nonprofits

Employees per organizationNumber of organizations
0
19,210
1-10
9,301
11-25
4,025
26-100
3,952
101 to 1,000
2,257
1,000+
276
Key takeaways for employment stats:

Sizes of nonprofits in California

Revenues per organizationNumber of organizations
< $250k
45,126
$250k to $1M
12,979
$1M to $5M
7,918
$5M to $25M
3,398
$25M to $100M
954
$100M+
435
Key takeaways for revenue stats:

Types of nonprofits in California

Nonprofit typeNumberRevenues
36,234
$6,650,451,835
25,246
$46,452,256,375
17,356
$34,393,173,029
14,771
$5,204,546,310
14,575
$4,732,452,337
13,973
$22,470,769,561
11,442
$6,780,890,167
5,057
$1,088,523,016
4,982
$23,318,496,962
4,835
$6,569,684,902
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Directory of nonprofits in California


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