According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), more than 1.8 million nonprofit organizations are registered in the U.S. This number includes public charities, private foundations, and other types of nonprofit organizations, including chambers of commerce, fraternal organizations and civic leagues.

NCCS provides a variety of data tools to find information about the nonprofit sector.

See also our related Knowledge Base articles:

- Where can I find statistics on foundation and corporate giving?
- How can I find information about a particular (non-grantmaking) charity?

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