NCCS Data and Tools

The National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) is the national clearinghouse of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States. The NCCS Webster contains a variety of tools and reports to help you learn more about the nonprofit sector! So whether you want to find a nonprofit organization in your area, view IRS Form 990 images, analyze financial data on the sector, look at trends in charitable giving, or download data, NCCS is your nonprofit data hub.

Overview of NCCS Data Files

NCCS Data Dictionaries

Guide to Using NCCS Data (located on nccs-data.urban.org)

The NCCS Website is divided into six sections to help you find the data you need:

The Nonprofit Sector

The most used resources on the NCCS site can be quickly accessed from the navigation menu and include resources for finding nonprofit organizations, viewing Forms 990, filing a Form 990, and more.

Find a nonprofit View Forms 990 Nonprofit Sector Overview
File your Form 990 File your e-Postcard    Quick Facts and Figures
Data and Statistics

Data and Statistics

View the latest facts and figures on the US nonprofit sector, build custom reports and learn more about NCCS databases under the Data and Statistics section.

US Nonprofit Numbers NCCS Databases and Tools
Geographic Focus

Geographic Focus

Find the latest number, finances, and charitable giving statistics for nonprofit organizations at the state, county, or zip code level.

State Nonprofit Profiles
NTEE Classification

NTEE and Other Classification Codes

Obtaining meaningful information about a group of organizations so diverse yet so vital to society becomes impossible without a classification system that groups similar entities by purpose, type, or major function.

Classification Overview Search NTEE Codes List of NTEE Codes
Find your NTEE Code NTEE History NC Codes
Projects & Reports

Projects Reports

NCCS is involved in a wide array of activities involving data collection and the development of the information and data to meet the needs of the nonprofit sector.

Current NCCS Projects Publications  
Fundraising Effectiveness Nonprofit Research Collaborative