NCCS Core Fiscal Year Trend Files

NCCS Core Fiscal Year Trend Files use the following naming convention:

[NCCS file locator].core[sector code]FyTrend[4digit year; 2 digit month of construction].csv


[NCCS file locator] =

nccs: 501(c)(3) Public Charity or Private Foundation files

coreco: "Other" tax-exempt 501(c) organizations, excluding 501(c)(3)

[sector code] =

pc: 501(c)(3) public charities

pf: 501(c)(3) private foundations

co: "other" 501(c) organizations, excluding 501(c)(3) organizations


nccs.corePcFyTrend201508.csv refers to the Core PC Fiscal Year Trend file constructed in August, 2015. This corresponds to the data dictionary entry for "Core 1989-2013 PC Fiscal Year Trend".



Urban Institute, National Center for Charitable Statistics. ([Year]). Core File [Public Charities/Private Foundations/Other Exempt Organizations/Fiscal Year Trend]. [Data files]. Available from:



All files are presented strictly as is. NCCS is not providing technical assistance or customized data extracts at this time.