Nonprofits have tremendous impact in each of our communities every day. Find out more about what makes nonprofits unique.
Get to Know America's Nonprofits
What is a "Nonprofit"?
The term “nonprofit” means different things to many different people.
Frequently Asked Questions About Nonprofits
Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions that we hear about nonprofits.
Myths About Nonprofits
While nonprofits are all around us, there are common misconceptions about what nonprofits are and what they do.
Research, Reports, and Data on the Nonprofit Sector
Nonprofits depend upon quality research to, among other things, increase their understanding, improve their operations and programs, and advance their public policy and public awareness initiatives.
Nonprofit Impact Matters
America’s charitable nonprofits enrich the lives of everyone, in ways both seen and unseen. Nonprofit Impact Matters pulls back the curtain and tells the story of nonprofits from their perspective. It also provides practical insights and key data.Learn more
Nonprofit Impact in Communities
Every person in the United States benefits from the work of nonprofits, whether they realize it or not. Nonprofits play a fundamental role in creating equitable and thriving communities.
Economic Impact of Nonprofits
Nonprofits enhance and bolster local, state, and national economies in multiple ways.
Share Your Story of Nonprofit Impact
Nonprofits are making an impact in communities across the country every day. Share the story of your nonprofit's impact for the chance to be highlighted on this site or in our newsletters.