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Arizona's Nonprofits: A Profile

20,000+ total organizations
14,000 reporting income data to the IRS
8,000 with any meaningful income

$18 billion total income
~$26 billion total assets
~120,000 paid employees

Sources of Income (extrapolated from national data):
$9.6 billion earned income
$5.2 billion government grants & contracts
$3.2 billion contributions

Sources of Contributions (extrapolated from national contributions data):
$2.5 billion from individuals (20% of all resources)
$540 million from foundations (3% of all resources) (more than ½ from out of state)
$180 million from the business community (1% of all resources)

Arizona's Nonprofits, by Annual Operating Budget

Arizona's Nonprofits, by Annual Operating Budget

Mission Types, ratio of all organizations:
26% Human Services
21% Public, Societal Benefit
17% Religion Related
13% Education
8% Arts, Culture & Humanities
7% Health
4% Environment & Animals
1% International, Foreign Affairs

Sources: Internal Revenue Service, Charitable & Exempt Organizations Statistics, August 2, 2011.
Congressional Research Service, Report on Nonprofit Income Sources, 2009.
Giving USA, Annual Survey of Nonprofit Contributions, 2010.

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