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Associations USA: Kansas

ASSOCIATIONS NOW, September/October 2012 Money & Business

Summary: Associations mean business. Here's a snapshot of the Sunflower State.

16,999: Number of registered nonprofit organizations (membership and nonmembership) as of March 20121

1,337: Members of the National Association of Social Workers, Kansas Chapter (Topeka)

5: Members of the Kansas Board of Examiners in Optometry (Lawrence)2

7,361: Number of people employed by membership associations

22,305: Number of volunteers in membership associations

$361,353,732: Total revenue of membership organizations

34: Percentage of membership organizations with a written whistleblower policy3

Who you'll find there:4


  1. Urban Institute, National Center for Charitable Statistics, IRS, Exempt Organizations Business Master File
  2. Gale Directory Library
  3. National Trade and Professional Associations of the U.S., 2011
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