NAICS Code 81331 Social Advocacy Organizations


Other Services (except Public Administration)


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: classified in Industry 81341, Civic and Social Organizations
  • Promoting the interests of organized labor and union employees: classified in Industry 81393, Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
  • Providing legal services for social advocacy organizations: classified in Industry Group 5411, Legal Services.

Illustrative Examples

  • Human rights advocacy organizations
  • Environmental advocacy organizations
  • Community action advocacy organizations
  • Wildlife preservation organizations
  • Firearms advocacy organizations
  • Conservation advocacy organizations

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