Entity Group Definitions

Refer to the definitions below when completing an ERA Organization Request 

NonprofitA non-profit organization is an entity organized for purposes other than generating profit and in which no part of the organization’s income is distributed to its members, directors, or officers. They may have 501c3 status (or similar), typically have a .org website url, and typically file IRS Form 990 for tax-exempt status. 
Examples: Spencer Foundation, National Academy of Education
OtherPrivate Individuals, Universities (foreign or domestic), foreign governments, and any other entities that do not fit into another group.
Examples: University of Idaho, Canada Council for the Arts
StateState agencies under any of the U.S. states.
Examples: Arizona Game and Fish Department, Utah Department of Transportation 
IndustryFor-profit entities, including corporations, small businesses, and other entities that make a profit on goods and/or services.
Examples: Honeywell International Inc., Salt River Project (SRP)
ASU (Internal)This category should only be selected if directed to do so by KE Analytics or ORSPA.
LocalLocal, municipal, and tribal government agencies and entities, including: cities, counties, school districts, etc.
Examples: City of Tempe, Maricopa County Education Service Agency (MCESA)
FederalUnited States (U.S.) federal agencies. 
Examples: National Science Foundation (NSF), Veterans Health Administration (VHA)