Organizations within the nonprofit sector have not weathered the COVID-19 storm equally. Organizations reliant on ticket sales, conferences, admissions, and other earned revenue have fared far worse than nonprofits reliant on grants and donations. Learn more.
Only 2.1% of non-operating private foundations are subject to the excise tax on undistributed income, while the vast majority give away more money than required by the IRS. Learn more.
Almost 50k organizations made grants to individuals within the United States worth over $69 billion, helping with hunger, clothing, tuition, general assistance, and more. Learn more.
Over 1,500 nonprofits have established COVID-19 relief funds to help fellow nonprofits and community members, with community foundations leading the charge. Learn more.
More than 12,454 private foundations made over 25,772 contributions to 2,007 donor advised funds, for a combined total of over $2.7 billion in contributions. Learn more.
Looking at just total revenue or total expenses can mislead you about how big an organization actually is. That's where operating budget comes in. Learn more.
Nonprofits could lose $5.7 billion to $16.9 billion in income due to cancelled fundraising events, conferences, conventions, meetings, admission fees, and ticket sales. Learn more.
There are 1.7 million active nonprofit organizations in the United States. Churches, schools, and foundations account for 40% of these. Learn more about the rest!
The nonprofit sector varies regionally within the United States, with geographic, economic, and social factors affecting what charitable causes are common in each state. Learn more.
The fastest growing nonprofits are mostly newer organizations that have just received funding, although some are older nonprofits having a resurgence. Learn more.
The largest environmental organization employers are environmental education programs, energy conservation programs, or land conservation nonprofits. Learn more.
The nonprofit sector employs 21.7 million people, about 14% of the workforce, but nonprofits vary widely. Learn more about nonprofit employment statistics.
With $1.6 trillion in combined assets, these foundations, universities, and other nonprofits are the largest. See the list of the largest nonprofits.
The highest paid charity CEOs earn around $1M to $3M per year, and lead arts organizations, museums, research institutes, and other nonprofits. Learn more.
With ~$120 billion in combined revenue, these foundations, NGOs, institutes, and other charities are the largest. See the list of top 100 charities.
Financials are solid, but not all nonprofits are growing equally, and nonprofits are outsourcing more. Learn more insights on nonprofit trends 2019.