Washington DC area nonprofits

There are 51,912 organizations in the greater Washington DCmetro area, including the cities of Washington DC, Bethesda, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Rockville, Alexandria, Arlington, and Reston within the states of Maryland, District of Columbia, and Virginia. Combined, these Washington DC metro nonprofits employ 583,335 people, earn more than $126 billion in revenue each year, and have assets of $304 billion.

Job trends for Washington DC nonprofits

Employees per organizationNumber of organizations
0
5,903
1-10
3,205
11-25
1,581
26-100
1,458
101 to 1,000
716
1,000+
73

Sizes of nonprofits in Washington DC

Revenues per organizationNumber of organizations
< $250k
9,770
$250k to $1M
3,978
$1M to $5M
3,213
$5M to $25M
1,584
$25M to $100M
474
$100M+
194
Key takeaways for revenue stats:

Types of nonprofits in Washington DC

Nonprofit typeNumberRevenues
7,475
$11,461,920,068
7,119
$683,754,678
5,177
$19,387,447,281
4,199
$5,688,156,721
3,792
$4,098,165,155
3,638
$5,345,845,919
2,868
$965,934,049
2,018
$18,406,014,442
1,895
$5,457,454,713
1,482
$7,608,168,713
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Directory of nonprofits in Washington DC


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