NAICS 813211

What is the NAICS code 813211?

The NAICS code 813211 is applied to those industries related to Grantmaking Foundations.

This U.S. industry comprises establishments known as grantmaking foundations or charitable trusts. Establishments in this industry award grants from trust funds based on a competitive selection process or the preferences of the foundation managers and grantors; or fund a single entity, such as a museum or university.

Illustrative examples:

  • Community foundations
  • Philanthropic trusts
  • Corporate foundations, awarding grants
  • Scholarship trusts
  • Grantmaking foundations

Therefore, all companies engaged in any industrial activity related to this type of business are grouped under category 813211 in the North American Industry Classification System.

This industrial activity of NAICS code is structured as follows:

  • 81 - Other Services (except Public Administration)
  • 813 - Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
  • 8132 - Grantmaking and Giving Services
  • 81321 - Grantmaking and Giving Services
  • 813211 - Grantmaking Foundations

Characteristics of the North American Industry Classification System code 813211


This code is only used in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). It´s to say, it is not used in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Related codes

The NAICS industry 813211 has the following cross-references:

  • Community chest fundraising organizations are classified in U.S. Industry 813219, Other Grantmaking and Giving Services.
  • Establishments primarily engaged in providing trust management or administration services for others are classified in Industry Group 5239, Other Financial Investment Activities.

Related activities

Below are some of the most common types of activities in the Grantmaking Foundations industry (NAICS Code 813211):

  • Charitable trusts, awarding grants
  • Community foundations
  • Corporate foundations, awarding grants
  • Educational trusts, awarding grants
  • Grantmaking foundations
  • Philanthropic trusts, awarding grants
  • Scholarship trusts (i.e., grantmaking, charitable trust foundations)
  • Trusts, charitable, awarding grants
  • Trusts, educational, awarding grants
  • Trusts, religious, awarding grants

NAICS 813211

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