Institutional Domains

This is a comprehensive spectrum of societal domains that is analogous and (with some exceptions) compatible with the Comparative Non-Profit Sector Project developed by the John Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies (JHU categories).

The database includes 12 societal domains and a total of 55 subcategories within them. Click on each domain icon to view a detailed table with subcategories.

Culture and Recreation

Culture and Recreation Domain

Education and Research

Education and Research Domain

Law, Advocacy and Politics

Law, Advocacy and Politics Domain

Development and Housing

Development and Housing Domain

Business and Professional Associations, Unions

Business and Professional Associations, Unions Domain

Philanthropy and Voluntarism

Philanthropy and Voluntarism Domain