Detailed profiles about each of the 10 regions analyzed in Causes Count

image of ten California regions used on "Causes Count" study.

   Bay Area Regional Profile

   Central Coast Regional Profile

   Far North Regional Profile

   Inland Empire Regional Profile

   Los Angeles Regional Profile

   Orange County Regional Profile

   Sacramento Regional Profile

   San Diego Regional Profile

   San Joaquin Regional Profile

   Sierras Regional Profile


Regional nonprofit reports from around California

Causes Count is the first full statewide report, but California nonprofits have a long history of analyzing and reporting on the unique traits of our state's diverse regions and subsections. This page serves as a single repository of all those reports. If you don't see your report here and would like us to add it, please contact Dishauna Castro. We hope to develop the most comprehensive collection of nonprofit studies in California, so please send us your report!

Creating Community: Napa County Nonprofits at Work
By the Napa Valley Coalition of Nonprofit Agencies and the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL)

2015 State of Nonprofits in Riverside County
By the Regional Access Project Foundation (RAP) in partnership with the University of San Diego

2015 Orange County Nonprofit Sector Study
By OneOC

State of Nonprofits in San Diego: 2014 Annual Report
By the Caster Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research, University of San Diego

Report on the Impact of Our Nonprofits on Monterey County, 2014
By The Nonprofit Alliance of Monterey County

Economic Impact of Long Beach Nonprofits, 2014
By Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership and CSU Long Beach

Marin County Nonprofit Landscape Study, 2013
By the Center for Volunteer and Noprofit Leadership

San Luis Obispo County Nonprofit Economic Impact Study, 2013
By Central Coast Economic Forecast (CCEF)

Economic Impacts of the Nonprofit Sector in San Bernardino County, 2013
By the San Bernardino County Capacity Building Consortium

Nonprofit Sector: Orange County, 2013
By OneOC and the Gianneschi Center for Nonprofit Research, CSU Fullerton

State of the Nonprofit Sector in Los Angeles, 2013
By the Center for Civic Society, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

State of Nonprofits in San Diego: 2013 Annual Report
By the Caster Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research, University of San Diego

Annual State of the Sector Report Los Angeles, 2012
By the Center for Civic Society, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

San Francisco's Nonprofit Sector, 2009
By the Institute for Nonprofit Organization Management, University of San Francisco

Southern California's Nonprofit Sector, 2005
By the Center for Nonprofit Management and the Gianneschi Center for Nonprofit Research, CSU Fullerton
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Questions about
Causes Count?

Contact Dishauna Castro, CalNonprofits Program Associate