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
310,816
$86,872,866,455
243,727
$428,696,314,886
179,313
$203,275,638,851
137,398
$36,778,432,434
131,472
$160,100,949,609
128,922
$89,310,554,354
123,993
$40,700,323,616
74,563
$189,151,285,932
59,177
$121,515,890,953
55,148
$9,918,513,881
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All types of nonprofits

CategoryNonprofitsRevenues
142,675
$18,431,233,696
138,574
$111,494,876,253
133,362
$51,047,305,391
47,723
$111,719,116,431
46,679
$53,030,812,073
42,890
$18,441,459,296
40,485
$1,107,921,524
38,363
$24,034,574,336
37,120
$3,672,817,794
32,028
$1,609,796,815
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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.