Nonprofits in Illinois

There are 72,808 organizations in Illinois. Combined, these Illinoisan nonprofits employ 1 million people, earn more than $127 billion in revenue each year, and have assets of $345 billion.

Nonprofits by major Illinois cities

Metro areaNonprofitsRevenues
 
46,294
 
$98,165,494,624
 
4,008
 
$2,070,586,569
 
2,489
 
$5,157,671,697
 
2,430
 
$3,716,444,824
 
2,034
 
$3,217,746,626
 
1,527
 
$1,895,254,537
 
1,484
 
$2,776,284,711
 
1,095
 
$893,577,900
 
1,071
 
$1,320,005,562
 
668
 
$1,181,701,975
Showing 10 of 15 metros

Job trends for Illinois nonprofits

Employees per organizationNumber of organizations
0
 
6,628
1-10
 
3,407
11-25
 
1,599
26-100
 
1,491
101 to 1,000
 
1,008
1,000+
 
136

Sizes of nonprofits in Illinois

Revenues per organizationNumber of organizations
< $250k
 
17,977
$250k to $1M
 
5,035
$1M to $5M
 
3,008
$5M to $25M
 
1,269
$25M to $100M
 
399
$100M+
 
187
Key takeaways for revenue stats:

Types of nonprofits in Illinois

Nonprofit typeNumberRevenues
 
11,258
 
$2,064,253,107
 
10,055
 
$17,003,599,297
 
8,457
 
$6,410,538,629
 
5,262
 
$7,104,982,723
 
5,032
 
$5,821,043,281
 
4,740
 
$2,151,984,232
 
4,512
 
$1,683,632,968
 
3,857
 
$16,911,758,908
 
3,421
 
$1,793,235,840
 
2,506
 
$346,638,897
Showing 10 of 25 categories

Directory of nonprofits in Illinois


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