California
Nonprofits and 501C Tax Exempt Organizations

  • Organization Count: 268,096
  • Assets Total: $758,137,466,737
  • Income Total: $454,362,020,285
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  • Highest Asset Amount $71,416,615,972
  • Average Asset Amount $10,718,821
  • Highest Income Amount $69,442,050,277
  • Average Income Amount $6,420,591

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501(C) Classification Totals

  • • The following table is a list of 501(c) classifications and the number of organizations in California granted an exempt status under that classification.
    • The 501(c) section of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 defines the category under which an organization may be tax exempt.
# Classification Description Organization Count Organization Assets
1 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization 132,909 $430,992,241,352 501c3
2 501(c)(3) Educational Organization 37,554 $84,985,541,238 501c3
3 501(c)(3) Religious Organization 33,883 $14,428,670,849 501c3
4 501(c)(90) 4947(a)(2) - Charitable Trust (Form 990 Filer) 13,477 $0 501c90
5 501(c)(7) Pleasure, Recreational, or Social Club 7,515 $2,910,770,235 501c7
6 501(c)(4) Social Welfare Organization 6,069 $4,786,330,759 501c4
7 501(c)(4) Civic League 5,614 $6,411,449,772 501c4
8 501(c)(6) Business League 5,110 $2,916,700,010 501c6
9 501(c)(8) Fraternal Beneficiary Society, Order or Association 5,024 $888,998,692 501c8
10 501(c)(5) Labor Organization 4,678 $3,890,996,322 501c5
11 501(c)(6) Board of Trade 3,201 $2,158,720,024 501c6
12 501(c)(19) Post or Organization of War Veterans 2,557 $109,854,806 501c19
13 501(c)(10) Domestic Fraternal Societies and Associations 1,238 $427,831,715 501c10
14 501(c)(5) Agricultural Organization 1,126 $1,092,121,506 501c5
15 501(c)(3) Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals 1,110 $636,404,702 501c3
16 501(c)(9) Voluntary Employees' Beneficiary Association (Non-Govt. Emps.) 969 $14,872,132,407 501c9
17 501(c)(6) Chamber of Commerce 829 $241,973,875 501c6
18 501(c)(2) Title-Holding Corporation 747 $904,976,611 501c2
19 501(c)(4) Local Association of Employees 578 $71,332,846 501c4
20 501(c)(25) Title Holding Co. for Pensions, etc. 469 $3,628,412,261 501c25
21 501(c)(12) Mutual Ditch or Irrigation Co. 370 $514,765,264 501c12
22 501(c)(3) Literary Organization 368 $231,409,655 501c3
23 501(c)(3) Scientific Organization 338 $5,782,603,236 501c3
24 501(c)(12) Benevolent Life Insurance Assoc. 325 $400,419,912 501c12
25 501(c)(15) Mutual Insurance Company or Assoc. Other Than Life or Marine 274 $29,763,016 501c15
26 501(c)(14) Credit Union 225 $171,488,298,901 501c14
27 501(c)(12) Organization Like Those on Three Preceding Lines 200 $225,331,002 501c12
28 501(c)(3) Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Children 127 $141,112,898 501c3
29 501(c)(3) Organization for Public Safety Testing 125 $28,585,772 501c3
30 501(c)(92) 4947(a)(1) - Private Foundation (Form 990PF Filer) 115 $78,862,038 501c92
31 501(c)(5) Horticultural Organization 87 $62,681,227 501c5
32 501(c)(13) Burial Association 72 $382,900,776 501c13
33 501(c)(13) Cemetery Company 65 $1,283,872,240 501c13
34 501(c)(9) Voluntary Employees' Beneficiary Association (Govt. Emps.) 55 $572,905,545 501c9
35 501(c)(1) Government Instrumentality 39 $68,950 501c1
36 501(c)(6) Real Estate Board 37 $19,174,439 501c6
37 501(c)(17) Supplemental Unemployment Compensation Trust or Plan 17 $891,239 501c17
38 501(c)(12) Mutual Cooperative Telephone Co. 8 $2,272 501c12
39 501(c)(40) Apostolic and Religious Org. (501(d)) 6 $0 501c40
40 501(c)(50) Cooperative Hospital Service Organization (501(e)) 3 $0 501c50
41 501(c)(71) Charitable Risk Pool 1 $18,076,850 501c71
42 501(c)(27) State-Sponsored Workers' Compensation Reinsurance 1 $0 501c27
43 501(c)(29) ACA 1322 Qualified Nonprofit Health Insurance Issuers 1 $23,149,036 501c29
44 501(c)(11) Teachers Retirement Fund Assoc. 1 $1,678,090 501c11
45 501(c)(16) Corp. Financing Crop Operations 1 $35,732,611 501c16
46 501(c)(14) Other Mutual Corp. or Assoc. 1 $0 501c14
False - none - No Classification 577 $459,721,786
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