To assist in your search, here are some of the abbreviations used in the charities database:
- ASSN - Association
- BPOE - Elks
- CTR - Center
- CTY - County
- FDN - Foundation
- FED - Federation
- FOP - Fraternal Order of Police
- NATL - National
- NJ - New Jersey (New Jersey is never spelled out)
- PAL - Police Athletic League
- PBA - Police Benevolent Assn
- VFW - Veterans of Foreign Wars
- PTA - Parent Teacher Assn
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- Other common abbreviations such as CORP, LTD, INC will also be found in the database.
- Service Clubs are listed by Name first, then town. i.e. Rotary Club of Butler
- There is no punctuation (periods, commas etc.) in the names.
- "The" is not listed at the beginning of the name.