New York City foundations

There are 16,286 foundations and grantmaking organizations in the greater New York City metro area, including the cities of New York, Jersey City, Lakewood, Newark, New Brunswick, and White Plains within the states of New York and New Jersey. Combined, these New York City metro foundations employ 2,033 people, earn more than $25 billion in revenue each year, and have assets of $169 billion.

Types of foundations in New York City

Nonprofit typeNumberRevenues
 
13,597
 
$15,908,731,822
 
1,669
 
$9,373,626,397
 
261
 
$10,423,558
 
216
 
$1,047,442,412
 
141
 
$445,395,873
 
47
 
$1,472,126
 
11
 
$61,409,482
 
5
 
$0
 
4
 
$11,986,097
 
2
 
$200,225
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Job trends for New York City foundations

Employees per organizationNumber of organizations
0
 
730
1-10
 
132
11-25
 
20
26-100
 
17
101 to 1,000
 
3
1,000+
 
0
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Sizes of foundations in New York City

Revenues per organizationNumber of organizations
< $250k
 
9,559
$250k to $1M
 
2,031
$1M to $5M
 
1,071
$5M to $25M
 
369
$25M to $100M
 
94
$100M+
 
29
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Directory of foundations in New York City


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Methodology: Cause IQ mines all tax-exempt organizations that file a Form 990 or 990PF with the IRS. We exclude Form 990EZ and Postcard filers, which are high in number but very small in size. 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.
This category corresponds to the "T00: Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations: General" National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE) code. Cause IQ determines NTEEs for organizations by its own internally-developed secret-sauce algorithms.