2007 NAICS Definition
This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in promoting a particular cause or working for the realization of a specific social or political goal to benefit a broad or specific constituency. These organizations may solicit contributions and offer memberships to support these goals.
Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
- Promoting the civic and social interests of their members--are classified in Industry 81341, Civic and Social Organizations;
- Promoting the interests of organized labor and union employees--are classified in Industry 81393, Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations; and
- Providing legal services for social advocacy organizations--are classified in Industry Group 5411, Legal Services.