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Number of Registered 501(c)(3) Public Charities by Age

(based on IRS ruling date)


Date
Created
Number
of
Organizations
Number
Filing
Annually
a 1969 or earlier 164,983 73,754
b 1970 - 1979 81,285 48,219
c 1980 - 1989 105,237 70,708
d 1990 - 1994 68,534 48,298
e 1995 - 1999 86,441 64,219
f 2000 - 2001 42,270 30,762
g 2002 - 2003 46,519 34,061
h 2004 - 2005 52,604 39,429
i 2006 - 2007 52,694 41,927
j 2008 25,028 20,571
k 2009 31,149 25,610
l 2010 30,012 24,570
l 2011 32,797 27,493
l 2012 30,974 26,383
l 2013 38,754 32,714
l 2014 87,933 72,939
l 2015 68,196 51,155
l 2016 69,583 45,729
l 2017 51,337 13,788


Source: IRS Business Master File (modified by NCCS) 10/2017