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If you want to see a list of 501(c)(3) organizations by State, simply click on the State abbreviation box. You will see the first twenty-five 501c3 records, listed alphabetically by the name of the 501c3 organization.

At the top and bottom of the 501c3 Lookup listings, you will see the number of 501c3 records and total pages found. You can use the PREV / NEXT arrows to navigate through the list of 501c3 records or you can type in a page number to advance further into the results. When you find the 501c3 you are looking for, simply click on that 501c3 organization's name and you will see the information we have for that entity.

If you know the EIN (Employer Identification Number, also known as the IRS Federal Tax Identification Number, or Tax ID), partial name, or the city the 501c3 organization is based out of, you can enter it in the appropriate form fields. You can also choose from the list of Activity Codes or NTEE Codes a given 501c3 is listed under. For the best 501c3 search results, choose either an Activity Code or an NTEE Code and not both. Click "Go" to see a list of 501c3 Lookup search results.

When you find the 501c3 you are looking for, simply click on the name and you will see the information we have for that tax-exempt entity. We update our tax-exempt, 501c3 Lookup organization information regularly, so we encourage you to bookmark this site.

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What is an EIN (Employer ID Number)

"An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, and is used to identify a business entity. Generally, businesses need an EIN. You may apply for an EIN in various ways, and now you may apply online. This is a free service offered by the Internal Revenue Service."
    Source: Internal Revenue Service

What is an Activity Code

"An organization may list up to three activity codes on Forms 1023 and 1024. These are codes that reflect an organization's purposes, activities, operations, or type. From one to three activity codes may be selected per request. The Activity Code is historical only and is no longer updated. IRS Pub.4838 [PDF]"
    Source: Internal Revenue Service

What is an NTEE Code (National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities)

"The National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE) classification system was developed by the National Center for Charitable Statistics to classify nonprofit organizations. The IRS classifies nonprofit organizations using this system. Wikipedia"
    Source: Wikipedia

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