Nonprofits in Illinois

There are 79,163 organizations in Illinois. Combined, these Illinoisan nonprofits employ 838,580 people, earn more than $148 billion in revenue each year, and have assets of $426 billion.

Nonprofits by major Illinois cities

Metro areaNonprofitsRevenues
50,954
$113,250,992,236
4,325
$2,492,092,227
2,694
$4,022,058,582
2,636
$6,323,398,712
2,161
$4,199,005,911
1,617
$2,186,891,959
1,591
$3,472,878,154
1,214
$1,673,291,601
1,140
$1,478,758,491
675
$1,475,954,138
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Job trends for Illinois nonprofits

Employees per organizationNumber of organizations
0
7,520
1-10
4,107
11-25
1,715
26-100
1,569
101 to 1,000
998
1,000+
122

Sizes of nonprofits in Illinois

Revenues per organizationNumber of organizations
< $250k
18,419
$250k to $1M
5,380
$1M to $5M
3,263
$5M to $25M
1,421
$25M to $100M
439
$100M+
208
Key takeaways for revenue stats:

Types of nonprofits in Illinois

Nonprofit typeNumberRevenues
12,371
$2,032,060,639
10,371
$23,924,109,633
8,549
$10,455,066,493
5,851
$7,614,205,436
5,566
$6,541,362,729
5,092
$2,361,956,452
4,800
$2,454,086,966
4,162
$19,668,844,456
3,452
$1,962,061,647
2,892
$404,531,152
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Directory of nonprofits in Illinois


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