Nonprofits in Illinois

There are 68,540 organizations in Illinois. Combined, these Illinoisan nonprofits employ 1 million people, earn more than $126 billion in revenue each year, and have assets of $343 billion.

Nonprofits by major Illinois cities

Metro areaNonprofitsRevenues
 
43,048
 
$97,364,975,435
 
3,847
 
$2,042,897,977
 
2,418
 
$3,741,898,050
 
2,399
 
$4,959,417,528
 
1,994
 
$3,155,311,483
 
1,432
 
$1,874,579,292
 
1,421
 
$2,676,570,581
 
1,076
 
$857,558,543
 
1,019
 
$1,340,243,976
 
629
 
$1,131,057,274
Showing 10 of 15 metros

Job trends for Illinois nonprofits

Employees per organizationNumber of organizations
0
 
6,459
1-10
 
3,276
11-25
 
1,537
26-100
 
1,464
101 to 1,000
 
997
1,000+
 
134

Sizes of nonprofits in Illinois

Revenues per organizationNumber of organizations
< $250k
 
17,037
$250k to $1M
 
5,004
$1M to $5M
 
2,975
$5M to $25M
 
1,252
$25M to $100M
 
393
$100M+
 
192
Key takeaways for revenue stats:

Types of nonprofits in Illinois

Nonprofit typeNumberRevenues
 
10,186
 
$1,869,794,347
 
9,233
 
$16,233,926,817
 
7,564
 
$7,266,813,502
 
5,097
 
$7,164,376,911
 
4,706
 
$5,751,633,091
 
4,606
 
$2,006,111,294
 
4,250
 
$1,710,498,410
 
3,924
 
$17,357,031,289
 
3,383
 
$1,726,199,373
 
2,392
 
$3,402,207,867
Showing 10 of 25 categories

Directory of nonprofits in Illinois


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