From the List: Clark County’s Largest Nonprofit Organizations

What are the largest nonprofit organizations in Clark County? We ranked them by total expenses reported on IRS form 990 (2017) and categorized them as arts; community; education; emergency services; or health. Figures as of 8/8/18.

The top five in each category are:


  1. Columbia Dance: $314,757 total expenses (2017)
  2. Magenta Theater: $151,656 total expenses (2017)
  3. Arts of Clark County Inc.: $36,622 total expenses (2017)


  1. Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette: $154,795,751 total expenses (2017)
  2. Human Services Council: $10,624,216 total expenses (2017)
  3. Workforce Southwest Washington: $7,005,997 total expenses (2017)
  4. Innovative Services NW: $5,457,627 total expenses (2017)
  5. YWCA Clark County: $3,781,722 total expenses (2017)


  1. The Historic Trust: $5,329,426 total expenses (2017)
  2. Royal Ridges Retreat: $646,608 total expenses (2017)
  3. Columbia Springs: $405,191 total expenses (2017)
  4. Bike Clark County: $43,422 total expenses (2017)
  5. American West Vancouver Chinese School: $16,883 total expenses (2017)


  1. Clark County Food Bank: $11,160,692 total expenses (2017)
  2. Share: $7,048,158 total expenses (2017)
  3. The Salvation Army: $2,891,357 total expenses (2017)
  4. Janus Youth Programs Inc., Clark County: $1,968,825 total expenses (2017)
  5. F.I.S.H. of Vancouver Inc: $1,748,726 total expenses (2017)


  1. Community Home Health & Hospice: $24,277,415 total expenses (2017)
  2. Columbia River Mental Health Services: $12,892,269 total expenses (2017)
  3. Lifeline Connections: $9,758,298 total expenses (2017)
  4. CDM Caregiving Services: $6,994,928 total expenses (2017)
  5. Consumer Voices Are Born (CVAB): $1,639,564 total expenses (2017)

To view the rest of Clark County’s nonprofit organizations, check out the September 14, 2018 edition of the Vancouver Business Journal. The list includes total revenue (2017), top local executive or board president information and more. Organizations that do not respond to list questionnaires are not included.

Individual industry lists can be purchased in Excel form by contacting the VBJ at 360.695.2442. These lists feature even more listings than what is in the print version.

Our 2018 Book of Lists is also available in print or electronic form here.

Joanna Yorke-Payne
Joanna Yorke is the managing editor of the Vancouver Business Journal. She has worked in the journalism field since 2010 after graduating from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman. Yorke worked at The Reflector Newspaper in Battle Ground for six years and then worked at and helped start

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