Promoting change: Increased participation is expected to bolster revenue from membership fees

The Civic, Social and Youth Organizations industry generates revenue largely through corporate partnerships, private donations, government grants and membership fees. Improving economic conditions over the past five years to 2018 resulted in increased donations from both corporations and individuals, benefiting industry revenue. Online platforms, social media and an increasing array of other leisure time activities have drawn members away from industry organizations and significantly increased the level of external competition. Over the five years to 2023, the industry's downward trend is projected to continue. During this period, increased participation by certain demographics, such as college students and baby boomers, is expected to bolster revenue from membership fees...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Other leisure time activities draw members away from industry organizations and increase the level of external competition
  • Organizations have struggled to attract younger members and maintain stable membership despite an increase in older individuals
  • Per capita disposable income is anticipated to increase, contributing to higher donations
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    IBISWorld estimates that the Civic, Social and Youth Organizations industry is in the decline stage of its life cycle. Membership and donations rates have stagnated as Americans embrace technology and social media as alternative ways to form communities. Over the 10 years to 2023, industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the economy, is projected to increase an annualized 0.8%. By contrast, GDP is expected to rise an annualized 2.2% during the same period. Consequently, the industry's overall share of the economy is projected to shrink. As the industry struggles, larger organizations with broader agendas may absorb smaller, special-interest organizations to stay financially viable. The number of operators is expected to fall an annualized 0.5% o...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Civic, Social & Youth Organizations Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Civic, Social & Youth Organizations Industry are

  • Access to secure revenue source
  • Having a good reputation
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Federal funding for social services in the Civic, Social & Youth Organizations industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Civic, Social & Youth Organizations Industry?

    This industry consists of establishments engaged in promoting the civic and social interests of their members. Industry establishments include nonprofit social clubs, alumni organizations, societies and associations. These establishments may operate facilities for their members. This industry excludes services provided to members of religious congregations, performing arts and other cultural organizations.

    Industry Products
  • Membership services
  • Meals and beverages, prepared and served
  • Gaming services
  • Rental of nonresidential space
  • Private gifts, grants and donations
  • Government grants and support
  • All other sources of revenue
  • Industry Activities
  • Coordinating alumni associations
  • Coordinating automobile clubs (except road and travel services)
  • Coordinating Boy and Girl Scouts
  • Coordinating civic associations
  • Coordinating social clubs (including fraternities and sororities)
  • Coordinating women's clubs
  • Coordinating youth clubs
  • Coordinating parent-teacher associations
  • Coordinating retirement social associations
  • Coordinating veterans' membership organizations
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Federal funding for social services
  • Time spent on leisure and sports
  • Corporate profit
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older
  • Number of college students

  • Current Performance
  • Modern civic engagement
  • Declining membership
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Donations from individuals and corporations
  • Benefits and challenges of technology
  • Continued support from key markets
  • Table: Civic, Social & Youth Organizations Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Civic, Social & Youth Organizations Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beef & Pork Wholesaling
  • Beer Wholesaling
  • Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling
  • Copier & Office Equipment Wholesaling
  • Egg & Poultry Wholesaling
  • Frozen Food Wholesaling
  • Wine & Spirits Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • All other sources of revenue
  • Private gifts, grants and donations
  • Membership services
  • Meals and beverages, prepared and served
  • Gaming services
  • Government grants and support
  • Rental of nonresidential space
  • Chart: Civic, Social & Youth Organizations Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 55 and older
  • People aged 35 to 54
  • People aged 15 to 19
  • People aged 20 to 34
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Civic, Social & Youth Organizations Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Rent and utilities
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation, marketing and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Civic, Social & Youth Organizations

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Civic, Social & Youth Organizations Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Civic, Social & Youth Organizations Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Civic, Social & Youth Organizations Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Leisure Time Availability in the U.S. (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    501(C) Organization
  • A tax-exempt, nonprofit corporation or association.
  • Fraternity And Sorority
  • Social organizations for undergraduate students in college.
  • Special Interest Group
  • A community with an interest in advancing a specific area of knowledge, learning or technology.
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