Scope of the Arizona Nonprofit Sector

Understanding Arizona's nonprofit organizations

Welcome to Scope of the Arizona Nonprofit Sector, an interactive tool for understanding and researching nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, charitable giving and volunteering, and the nonprofit sector’s contribution to the Arizona economy.


Nonprofit sector profile ⇾

Arizona is home to a vibrant nonprofit sector comprising over 23,000 registered tax-exempt organizations. The sector profile includes data on public charities, private foundations and other registered nonprofits.

  1. Nonprofits at a glance
  2. Charitable organizations
  3. Public charities
  4. Congregations
  5. Private foundations
  6. Other nonprofits
  7. Social welfare
  8. Business leagues

Economic contribution

Economic contribution ⇾

The nonprofit sector is a significant economic force in Arizona. Get details on the economic contribution of the nonprofit sector to Arizona’s economy, with data on nonprofit growth, employment and more.

  1. Overview
  2. Growth of the sector
  3. Nonprofit employment
  4. Sources of revenue

Grantmaking and giving

Grantmaking and giving ⇾

Learn about grantmaking, giving and volunteering, including top grantmakers, how much and where Arizonans contribute, and the number of volunteer hours donated.

  1. Overview
  2. Giving
  3. Volunteering
  4. Grantmakers

Interactive charts

Interactive menu

Our interactive charts allow you to explore Arizona's nonprofit organizations by type, county and subsector (from arts to education), with revenue breakdowns and more.

Nonprofits at a glance  |  Public charities  |  Private foundations  |  Other nonprofits

Grantmaker data

Top Arizona grantmakers and more


Scope of the Arizona Nonprofit Sector draws upon the most recently available data from several sources. The total number of nonprofit organizations is reported from the IRS registry of tax-exempt organizations, updated September 2018. Financial data are drawn from the National Center for Charitable Statistics 2015 Core Files and Business Master Files. For details on data sources, methodologies and limitations, please see the Glossary and Sources. This revision was researched by Karina Jones, Emily Fan, Jackson Dangremond, Erin Sitz, Adilenne Diaz Hernandez and Phil Bencomo.