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The Nonprofit Ecosystem in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is home to 71k nonprofit organizations. In aggregate, these organizations account for $176b in revenue and employ 1.4m individuals.

Where Do Pennsylvania Nonprofits Focus?

The IRS classifies nonprofits along 25 different categories or NTEE classifications.

*Remaining NTEE categories account for 0 organizations.

Where are Nonprofits located in Pennsylvania?

CityOrganization Count
Pittsburgh7,819
Harrisburg1,504
Lancaster1,037
Erie1,016
York805
Allentown803
Bethlehem588
Reading575
West Chester514
Scranton470
Johnstown460
State College427
Mechanicsburg418
Meadville389
Chambersburg353
Greensburg337
Altoona329
Indiana322
Williamsport315
Carlisle308

Explore Nonprofits in Pennsylvania

Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

Assets: $25b

Revenue: $8b

MISSION:

THE PROVISION OF EDUCATION, RESEARCH, AND CHARITABLE PATIENT CARE SERVICES.

Milton Hershey School & School Trust

Hershey, PA

Assets: $18b

Revenue: $1b

MISSION:

IN KEEPING WITH MILTON AND CATHERINE HERSHEY'S DEED OF TRUST, MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL NURTURES AND EDUCATES CHILDREN IN SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL NEED. SEE SCHEDULE O.

Upmc

Pittsburgh, PA

Assets: $11b

Revenue: $306m

MISSION:

SUPPORT OF SUBSIDIARY TAX-EXEMPT HEALTHCARE, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH ORGANIZATIONS

National Philanthropic Tr

Jenkintown, PA

Assets: $11b

Revenue: $5b

MISSION:

NATIONAL PHILANTHROPIC TRUST IS A PUBLIC CHARITY DEDICATED TO INCREASING PHILANTHROPY (SEE SCHED. O) IN SOCIETY. NPT IS AN INDEPENDENT, NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED, PUBLIC CHARITY. NPT'S MISSION IS TO INCREASE PHILANTHROPY IN SOCIETY. TO ACCOMPLISH THIS MISSION, NPT OFFERS A VARIETY OF GIVING VEHICLES INCLUDING DONOR-ADVISED FUNDS, DESIGNATED FUNDS, FISCAL SPONSORSHIP, SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS AND SPECIALIZED FIELD OF INTEREST FUNDS. THE ORGANIZATION ALSO OFFERS PHILANTHROPIC GUIDANCE AND SERVICES THAT HELP BOTH INDIVIDUAL DONORS AND THEIR ADVISORS MAXIMIZE THEIR CHARITABLE IMPACT ACROSS THE WORLD. BY REMOVING ADMINISTRATIVE BURDENS AND INCREASING OVERALL AWARENESS OF CHARITABLE GIVING NEEDS AND STRATEGIES, NPT HELPS ENABLE INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES AND COMPANIES BETTER PURSUE THEIR PHILANTHROPIC INTERESTS. NPT ALSO PROVIDES INFORMATION TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC REGARDING PHILANTHROPIC ISSUES AND TRENDS.

Upmc

Pittsburgh, PA

Assets: $9b

Revenue: $17b

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to operate multihospital health care systems that have two or more hospitals owned, leased, sponsored, or managed by a central organization. Also includes parent companies of diversified single hospital systems that provide comprehensive management and support services for the hospital.

Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program

Southeastern, PA

Assets: $9b

Revenue: $2b

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to administer centralized fundraising efforts and then in turn distribute the contributed funds to several nonprofit agencies. United Way and community chests or funds, the United Jewish Appeal and other religious appeals are examples of federated giving programs. (rev. 1/05)

University Of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Assets: $8b

Revenue: $3b

MISSION:

TO PROVIDE HIGH QUALITY EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, RESEARCH, AND COMMUNITY SERVICE.

Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union

Harrisburg, PA

Assets: $6b

Revenue: $298m

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to work to promote the rights of employees to fair remuneration and safe working conditions.

The Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Assets: $5b

Revenue: $3b

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to operate health care facilities like orthopedic hospitals or cancer hospitals that provide diagnostic and treatment services on an inpatient basis for people who have specified medical conditions.

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

Assets: $5b

Revenue: $2b

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to operate postsecondary educational institutions that offer postgraduate study at masters or doctorate levels in addition to an undergraduate program for people who meet entry level requirements and are interested in an advanced education. Some institutions of university status are known as colleges or institutes.

Highmark Health

Pittsburgh, PA

Assets: $4b

Revenue: $4b

MISSION:

PROMOTE HEALTH & WELLNESS IN OUR COMMUNITIES BY PROVIDING SAFE, COMPASSIONATE, AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE TO ALL WHO SEEK IT.

Temple University-Of The Commonwealth System Of Higher Educ

Philadelphia, PA

Assets: $4b

Revenue: $2b

MISSION:

PROVIDING ACCESS TO HIGH QUALITY AND AFFORDABLE HIGHER EDUCATION, WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH, AND PUBLIC SERVICE THROUGH ITS CAMPUSES AND DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAMS.

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA

Assets: $4b

Revenue: $1b

MISSION:

IMPROVE LIVES AND PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH EXCEPTIONAL VALUE IN 21ST CENTURY PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION.

John Templeton Foundation

West Conshohocken, PA

Assets: $3b

Revenue: $227m

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to provide philanthropy, voluntarism and grantmaking services where the major purpose is unclear enough that a more specific code cannot be accurately assigned.

Accesslex Institute

West Chester, PA

Assets: $3b

Revenue: $153m

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to provide an alternative to the traditional banking system for people who want to maintain checking or savings accounts, purchase money orders, cash third-party checks or engage in other financial transactions.

Main Line Hospitals Inc

Newtown Square, PA

Assets: $3b

Revenue: $1b

MISSION:

PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE RANGE OF HEALTH SERVICES, COMPLEMENTED BY EDUCATIONAL & RESEARCH ACTIVITIES THAT MEET THE NEEDS AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE COMMUNITIES WE SERVE.

Gbu Financial Life

Pittsburgh, PA

Assets: $3b

Revenue: $620m

MISSION:

LIFE INSURANCE, ANNUITIES, FRATERNAL ACTIVITIES AND OTHER BENEFITS TO MEMBERS OF THE SOCIETY.

Pheaa Student Loan Foundation Inc

Harrisburg, PA

Assets: $3b

Revenue: $119m

MISSION:

The goal of this organization is to provide an alternative to the traditional banking system for people who want to maintain checking or savings accounts, purchase money orders, cash third-party checks or engage in other financial transactions.

Pew Memorial Trust

Philadelphia, PA

Assets: $3b

Revenue: $155m

MISSION:

The goal of this organization are the private foundations that make grants based on charitable endowments. Because of their endowments, they are focused primarily on grantmaking and generally do not actively raise funds or seek public financial support. These are the most common type of private foundation. They are generally endowed, usually from a single individual or family. Private foundations are considered family foundations if relatives or the original donor are still active on the board of trustees or in the operation of the foundation.

Lehigh Valley Hospital

Allentown, PA

Assets: $3b

Revenue: $2b

MISSION:

OUR MISSION IS TO HEAL, COMFORT AND CARE FOR THE PEOPLE OF OUR COMMUNITY BY PROVIDING ADVANCED AND COMPASSIONATE HEALTH CARE OF SUPERIOR QUALITY AND VALUE, SUPPORTED BY EDUCATION AND RESEARCH.