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Nonprofit Research Activities Survey 2020

Metadata Updated: January 20, 2024

The Nonprofit Research Activities (NPRA) module of the Annual Business Survey measures research and experimental development (R&D) performance and funding at U.S. 501(c) nonprofit organizations. The data is collected by the Census Bureau in partnership with the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. This dataset includes Business Enterprise Research and Development Survey assets for Calender Year 2020.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.


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Metadata Created Date March 21, 2023
Metadata Updated Date January 20, 2024

Metadata Source

Harvested from NSF JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 21, 2023
Metadata Updated Date January 20, 2024
Publisher National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics
Identifier NCSES-NPRA2020
Data First Published 2022-12-28
Language English
Data Last Modified 2023-02-27
Category Research and Development
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 422:00:00
Metadata Context
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
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Data Quality True
Harvest Object Id a12fdb02-72fb-46f0-9923-b4530fcf5c7d
Harvest Source Id dd483763-d1b3-4694-85ac-dd9398643efc
Harvest Source Title NSF JSON
Old Spatial United States
Program Code 422:006
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 28facbc333d8680b23cf8ea950611cc76eb4801af3702c357a731683759fdfed
Source Schema Version 1.1
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Temporal 2020/2021

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