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Nonprofit Charitable, Civic, and Social Organizations

SIC 8641 | NAICS 813410

The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, financial ratios, salary surveys, and more.

See the following page sections listed below to view available resources:
  • Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
  • Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
  • Compensation and Salary Surveys
  • Business Valuation Resources

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Civic, Social, and Youth Organizations  (view report)
Donations, Grants, and Endowments  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Topics addressed in the reports include:

  • Market size, product segments, and major markets
  • Key statistics, market trends, and external drivers
  • Operating conditions and current performance
  • Competitive landscape and environment
  • Major company profiles and market shares
  • Five-year outlook and revenue forecast

Urban Institute
Nonprofit Almanac and Almanac Briefs

Nonprofit almanac updated annually by almanac briefs provides detailed data on the nonprofit sector, with topics covered in these publications including size and scope of this sector, revenue sources for reporting charities, revenue and outlay trends, charitable contributions in current and constant dollars, charitable donations by type of charity, and volunteering in terms of numbers, hours, and dollar value.

National Center for Charitable Statistics
Data and Statistics / Geographical Focus

NCCS serves as a national clearinghouse for data on the nonprofit sector, with resources available from NCCS including the data and statistics section that provides detailed facts and figures for this sector and allows users to build custom reports using a variety of criteria and the geographic focus section that provides data on nonprofits and charitable giving on a state, county, and zip code level.

Giving USA Foundation
Giving USA Report

Annual report provides a comprehensive overview of charitable giving in the U.S., with topics covered in the report including key factors affecting charitable giving, giving by source and allocation of gifts by type of recipient in current and constant dollars, individual contributions as a percentage of personal income, corporate contributions as a percentage of profits, and total giving as a percentage of GDP.

Blackbaud, Inc.
Information resources available from this organization include:

BlackBaud Index
Interactive online tool provides a three-month moving median of year-over-year changes in overall and online giving by month for the last twelve months, and allows viewers to further customize this data based on revenue size and/or sector (e.g., arts/culture/humanities, environment/animals, faith based, healthcare, education, human services, public and society benefit, and international affairs.)

Charitable Giving Report
Annual report analyzes charitable giving trends in the U.S., with content sections in the most recent report including summary of research findings, overall giving trends, giving trends by month, giving trends by sector, percentage of fund raising from online sources, percentage of online donations from mobile devices, key report findings, Blackbaud index, and benchmarking your organization.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Nonprofit Charitable, Civic, and Social Organizations  Search for "813" to see reports for specific types of organizations

Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level including:

  • Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

Civic, Social, and Youth Organizations
(see links for individual reports)

Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenue by major category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing, rent, utilities, other costs, and earnings before interest and taxes) for the most recent year and line graphs indicating trends for each category over the past five years. Sample report can be viewed free online.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

The NonProfit Times
Salary and Benefits Report

Comprehensive annual report provides detailed compensation and benefits information for over 250 job positions, with compensation data provided for each position including base salary, bonus, and total cash compensation broken down by operating budget, field of work, and geographic region and statistical measures provided for each category including mean, median, and upper/lower quartiles.

Council on Foundations
Grantmakers Salary and Benefits Report

Annual salary report provides detailed information on staff composition and compensation for U.S. foundations and corporate giving programs, with compensation data provided for 35 full-time job positions reported by foundation type, asset size, and geographic region and statistical measures provided for each reporting category including average, median, and 25th and 75th percentiles.

Association of Fundraising Professionals
Compensation & Benefits Report

Annual survey of AFP members provides a comprehensive analysis of compensation and benefits in the fundraising profession, with compensation data reported for each job position categorized by subsector, organizational budget, geographic location, level of education, and years of experience. Individual reports for selected job positions are also available by job title and organization function.
Guidestar Nonprofit Compensation Report

Comprehensive annual report provides detailed compensation data for 14 job categories by NTEE classification and budget size on a national, state, and metropolitan statistical area level based on data reported to the IRS on Forms 990 and 990-EX, with statistical measures provided for each of these job categories including average, median, upper/lower quartiles, and upper/lower deciles.

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Business Valuation Resources

Business Valuation Resources, LLC
DealStats® - Private and Public Company Transaction Data  Select "Guest Search" to view data by industry

Interactive database provides detailed transaction data for over 38,000 private and public companies sold for prices ranging from under $250,000 to over $500,000,000, with valuation measures provided including market value of invested capital as a multiple of revenue, gross profit, EBIT, EBITDA, SDE, and book value of invested capital. User guide, free webinar, and sample reports are available online.

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