Directory of nonprofits by category

There are hundreds of different types of nonprofits in the United States. At a high level, hospitals and universities are the biggest drivers in the sector by revenue and number of employees. Foundations are the most numerous, and also have the third most amount of assets.

General categories of nonprofits

CategoryNonprofitsRevenues
333,336
$38,760,561,960
256,187
$610,034,037,775
186,036
$316,090,613,620
149,711
$60,323,069,264
149,541
$188,973,893,115
135,065
$101,479,455,666
129,484
$56,535,419,324
76,334
$193,724,127,042
63,493
$154,907,481,037
59,882
$12,878,350,758
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All types of nonprofits

CategoryNonprofitsRevenues
150,730
$17,898,233,331
145,060
$4,009,330,079
142,043
$127,178,735,826
53,517
$129,859,043,739
51,371
$35,561,138,241
43,308
$35,294,657,479
39,796
$5,301,009,446
38,835
$1,332,958,430
37,702
$26,544,149,045
36,962
$3,772,371,842
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Directory of nonprofits by category

Methodology: Cause IQ mines all tax-exempt organizations that file a Form 990, Form 990-EZ, or Form 990-PF with the IRS. 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.