Associations are everywhere. Here’s a snapshot from the Golden State.
Source: Gale Directory Library
Total number of registered nonprofits in 2014, the highest count among all states
Source: National Center for Charitable Statistics
Individuals employed by business associations, professional organizations, labor unions, and political organizations in 2014
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Number of students exposed to fresh fruits and vegetables thanks to gardens funded by the Irvine-based Western Growers Association
Source: Western Growers Association