Search for Charities
Publication 78, Cumulative List of Organizations described in Section 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, is a list of organizations eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions. This online version is offered to help you conduct a more efficient search of these organizations.
For assistance on using Publication 78, see Publication 78 Help.
Most Recent Data Update: April 1, 2009
To verify whether an organization has been added or deleted since the most recent update, check the links below.
In addition, you may verify an organization's tax-exempt status and eligibility to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions by asking to see an organization's IRS letter recognizing it as tax-exempt. You may also confirm an organization's status by calling the IRS (toll-free) at 1-877-829-5500.
You may download the electronic version of Publication 78. The download file is a large (12.6 MB) compressed file, from which you may extract a very large delimited text file. Some computers may have difficulty downloading and extracting a file of this size. In addition, opening the file using word processing software may prevent formatting/appearance issues that may be present if the file is viewed with a text editing program.
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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: April 23, 2009