Organization

Thing > Organization

An organization such as a school, NGO, corporation, club, etc.

Usage: Over 1,000,000 domains
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PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from Organization
address PostalAddress Physical address of the item.
aggregateRating AggregateRating The overall rating, based on a collection of reviews or ratings, of the item.
award Text An award won by or for this item. Supersedes awards.
brand Organization  or
Brand 
The brand(s) associated with a product or service, or the brand(s) maintained by an organization or business person.
contactPoint ContactPoint A contact point for a person or organization. Supersedes contactPoints.
department Organization A relationship between an organization and a department of that organization, also described as an organization (allowing different urls, logos, opening hours). For example: a store with a pharmacy, or a bakery with a cafe.
dissolutionDate Date The date that this organization was dissolved.
duns Text The Dun & Bradstreet DUNS number for identifying an organization or business person.
email Text Email address.
employee Person Someone working for this organization. Supersedes employees.
event Event Upcoming or past event associated with this place, organization, or action. Supersedes events.
faxNumber Text The fax number.
founder Person A person who founded this organization. Supersedes founders.
foundingDate Date The date that this organization was founded.
foundingLocation Place The place where the Organization was founded.
globalLocationNumber Text The Global Location Number (GLN, sometimes also referred to as International Location Number or ILN) of the respective organization, person, or place. The GLN is a 13-digit number used to identify parties and physical locations.
hasPOS Place Points-of-Sales operated by the organization or person.
isicV4 Text The International Standard of Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC), Revision 4 code for a particular organization, business person, or place.
legalName Text The official name of the organization, e.g. the registered company name.
location Place  or
PostalAddress 
The location of the event, organization or action.
logo ImageObject  or
URL 
An associated logo.
makesOffer Offer A pointer to products or services offered by the organization or person.
member Person  or
Organization 
A member of an Organization or a ProgramMembership. Organizations can be members of organizations; ProgramMembership is typically for individuals. Supersedes members, musicGroupMember.
Inverse property: memberOf.
memberOf Organization  or
ProgramMembership 
An Organization (or ProgramMembership) to which this Person or Organization belongs.
Inverse property: member.
naics Text The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for a particular organization or business person.
numberOfEmployees QuantitativeValue The number of employees in an organization e.g. business.
owns Product  or
OwnershipInfo 
Products owned by the organization or person.
parentOrganization Organization The larger organization that this organization is a branch of, if any. Supersedes branchOf.
Inverse property: subOrganization.
review Review A review of the item. Supersedes reviews.
seeks Demand A pointer to products or services sought by the organization or person (demand).
subOrganization Organization A relationship between two organizations where the first includes the second, e.g., as a subsidiary. See also: the more specific 'department' property.
Inverse property: parentOrganization.
taxID Text The Tax / Fiscal ID of the organization or person, e.g. the TIN in the US or the CIF/NIF in Spain.
telephone Text The telephone number.
vatID Text The Value-added Tax ID of the organization or person.
Properties from Thing
additionalType URL An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
description Text A short description of the item.
image ImageObject  or
URL 
An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.
mainEntityOfPage URL  or
CreativeWork 
Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described.

See background notes for details.
Inverse property: mainEntity.
name Text The name of the item.
potentialAction Action Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.
url URL URL of the item.


Instances of Organization may appear as values for the following properties
PropertyOn TypesDescription
acquiredFrom OwnershipInfo The organization or person from which the product was acquired.
affiliation Person An organization that this person is affiliated with. For example, a school/university, a club, or a team.
agent Action The direct performer or driver of the action (animate or inanimate). e.g. *John* wrote a book.
attendee Event A person or organization attending the event. Supersedes attendees.
author CreativeWork The author of this content. Please note that author is special in that HTML 5 provides a special mechanism for indicating authorship via the rel tag. That is equivalent to this and may be used interchangeably.
brand Person  or
Organization  or
Product 
The brand(s) associated with a product or service, or the brand(s) maintained by an organization or business person.
broadcastAffiliateOf BroadcastService The media network(s) whose content is broadcast on this station.
broadcaster BroadcastService The organization owning or operating the broadcast service.
broker Invoice  or
Reservation  or
Order 
An entity that arranges for an exchange between a buyer and a seller. In most cases a broker never acquires or releases ownership of a product or service involved in an exchange. If it is not clear whether an entity is a broker, seller, or buyer, the latter two terms are preferred. Supersedes bookingAgent.
composer MusicComposition The person or organization who wrote the composition.
contributor CreativeWork A secondary contributor to the CreativeWork.
copyrightHolder CreativeWork The party holding the legal copyright to the CreativeWork.
creator CreativeWork  or
UserComments 
The creator/author of this CreativeWork. This is the same as the Author property for CreativeWork.
creditedTo MusicRelease The group the release is credited to if different than the byArtist. For example, Red and Blue is credited to "Stefani Germanotta Band", but by Lady Gaga.
customer Invoice  or
Order 
Party placing the order or paying the invoice.
department Organization A relationship between an organization and a department of that organization, also described as an organization (allowing different urls, logos, opening hours). For example: a store with a pharmacy, or a bakery with a cafe.
endorsee EndorseAction A sub property of participant. The person/organization being supported.
endorsers Diet People or organizations that endorse the plan.
followee FollowAction A sub property of object. The person or organization being followed.
hiringOrganization JobPosting Organization offering the job position.
hostingOrganization ProgramMembership The organization (airline, travelers' club, etc.) the membership is made with.
issuedBy Permit  or
Ticket 
The organization issuing the ticket or permit.
landlord RentAction A sub property of participant. The owner of the real estate property.
manufacturer Drug  or
Product  or
DietarySupplement 
The manufacturer of the product.
member Organization  or
ProgramMembership 
A member of an Organization or a ProgramMembership. Organizations can be members of organizations; ProgramMembership is typically for individuals. Supersedes members.
inverse property: memberOf.
memberOf Person  or
Organization 
An Organization (or ProgramMembership) to which this Person or Organization belongs.
inverse property: member.
organizer Event An organizer of an Event.
parentOrganization Organization The larger organization that this organization is a branch of, if any. Supersedes branchOf.
inverse property: subOrganization.
participant Action Other co-agents that participated in the action indirectly. e.g. John wrote a book with *Steve*.
performer Event A performer at the event—for example, a presenter, musician, musical group or actor. Supersedes performers.
producer CreativeWork The person or organization who produced the work (e.g. music album, movie, tv/radio series etc.).
productionCompany TVSeries  or
Movie  or
MediaObject  or
VideoGameSeries  or
RadioSeries  or
CreativeWorkSeason  or
Episode  or
MovieSeries 
The production company or studio responsible for the item e.g. series, video game, episode etc.
provider ParcelDelivery  or
Invoice  or
Flight  or
BusTrip  or
Reservation  or
CreativeWork  or
TrainTrip  or
Service 
The service provider, service operator, or service performer; the goods producer. Another party (a seller) may offer those services or goods on behalf of the provider. A provider may also serve as the seller. Supersedes carrier.
publisher CreativeWork The publisher of the creative work.
recipient PayAction  or
AuthorizeAction  or
ReturnAction  or
GiveAction  or
DonateAction  or
SendAction  or
TipAction  or
CommunicateAction 
A sub property of participant. The participant who is at the receiving end of the action.
recognizingAuthority MedicalEntity If applicable, the organization that officially recognizes this entity as part of its endorsed system of medicine.
recordLabel MusicRelease The label that issued the release.
reviewedBy WebPage People or organizations that have reviewed the content on this web page for accuracy and/or completeness.
seller BuyAction  or
Offer  or
Demand  or
Order  or
Flight 
An entity which offers (sells / leases / lends / loans) the services / goods. A seller may also be a provider. Supersedes merchant.
sender ReceiveAction A sub property of participant. The participant who is at the sending end of the action.
serviceOperator GovernmentService The operating organization, if different from the provider. This enables the representation of services that are provided by an organization, but operated by another organization like a subcontractor.
sourceOrganization CreativeWork The Organization on whose behalf the creator was working.
sponsor MedicalStudy Sponsor of the study.
subOrganization Organization A relationship between two organizations where the first includes the second, e.g., as a subsidiary. See also: the more specific 'department' property.
inverse property: parentOrganization.
translator CreativeWork Organization or person who adapts a creative work to different languages, regional differences and technical requirements of a target market.
underName Reservation  or
Ticket 
The person or organization the reservation or ticket is for.
worksFor Person Organizations that the person works for.

More specific Types

Examples

Google.Org
Contact Details:
Main address: 38 avenue de l'Opera, F-75002 Paris, France
 Tel: ( 33 1) 42 68 53 00, Fax: ( 33 1) 42 68 53 01
E-mail: secretariat (at) google.org
URL: <a href="http://www.google.org">www.google.org</a>
Members:
- National Scientific Members in 100 countries and territories: Country1, Country2, ...
- Scientific Union Members, 30 organizations listed in this Yearbook: Member 1, Member 2
History:
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Organization">
  <span itemprop="name">Google.org (GOOG)</span>
Contact Details:
  <div itemprop="address" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/PostalAddress">
    Main address:
      <span itemprop="streetAddress">38 avenue de l'Opera</span>
      <span itemprop="postalCode">F-75002</span>
      <span itemprop="addressLocality">Paris, France</span>
    ,
  </div>
    Tel:<span itemprop="telephone">( 33 1) 42 68 53 00 </span>,
    Fax:<span itemprop="faxNumber">( 33 1) 42 68 53 01 </span>,
    E-mail: <span itemprop="email">secretariat(at)google.org</span>
Members:
- National Scientific Members in 100 countries and territories: Country1, Country2, ...
- Scientific Union Members, 30 organizations listed in this Yearbook:
  <span itemprop="member" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Organization">
    Member1
  </span>,
  <span itemprop="member" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Organization">
    Member2
  </span>,
History:
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="Organization">
  <span property="name">Google.org (GOOG)</span>
Contact Details:
  <div property="address"  typeof="PostalAddress">
    Main address:
      <span property="streetAddress">38 avenue de l'Opera</span>
      <span property="postalCode">F-75002</span>
      <span property="addressLocality">Paris, France</span>
    ,
  </div>
    Tel:<span property="telephone">( 33 1) 42 68 53 00 </span>,
    Fax:<span property="faxNumber">( 33 1) 42 68 53 01 </span>,
    E-mail: <span property="email">secretariat(at)google.org</span>
Members:
- National Scientific Members in 100 countries and territories: Country1, Country2, ...
- Scientific Union Members, 30 organizations listed in this Yearbook:
  <span property="member"  typeof="Organization">
    Member1
  </span>,
  <span property="member"  typeof="Organization">
    Member2
  </span>,
History:
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": "Organization",
  "address": {
    "@type": "PostalAddress",
    "addressLocality": "Paris, France",
    "postalCode": "F-75002",
    "streetAddress": "38 avenue de l'Opera"
  },
  "email": "secretariat(at)google.org",
  "faxNumber": "( 33 1) 42 68 53 01",
  "member": [
    {
      "@type": "Organization"
    },
    {
      "@type": "Organization"
    }
  ],
  "name": "Google.org (GOOG)",
  "telephone": "( 33 1) 42 68 53 00"
}
</script>
Example specifying one customer service phone number.
This example is JSON-only.
This example is JSON-only.
<script type="application/ld+json">
{ "@context" : "http://schema.org",
  "@type" : "Organization",
  "url" : "http://www.your-company-site.com",
  "contactPoint" : [
    { "@type" : "ContactPoint",
      "telephone" : "+1-401-555-1212",
      "contactType" : "customer service"
    } ] }
</script>
A fuller example that illustrates multiple contact numbers for a company,
including US toll-free numbers, a hearing-impaired number, and several contact categories.
This example is JSON-only.
This example is JSON-only.
<script type="application/ld+json">
{ "@context" : "http://schema.org",
  "@type" : "Organization",
  "url" : "http://www.t-mobile.com",
  "contactPoint" : [
    { "@type" : "ContactPoint",
      "telephone" : "+1-877-746-0909",
      "contactType" : "customer service",
      "contactOption" : "TollFree",
      "areaServed" : "US"
    } , {
      "@type" : "ContactPoint",
      "telephone" : "+1-505-998-3793",
      "contactType" : "customer service"
    } , {
      "@type" : "ContactPoint",
      "telephone" : "+1-877-296-1018",
      "contactType" : "customer service",
      "contactOption" : ["HearingImpairedSupported","TollFree"] ,
      "areaServed" : "US"
    } , {
      "@type" : "ContactPoint",
      "telephone" : "+1-877-453-1304",
      "contactType" : "technical support",
      "contactOption" : "TollFree",
      "areaServed" : ["US","CA"],
      "availableLanguage" : ["English","French"]
    } , {
      "@type" : "ContactPoint",
      "telephone" : "+1-877-453-1304",
      "contactType" : "bill payment",
      "contactOption" : "TollFree",
      "areaServed" : ["US","CA"]
    } ] }
</script>
A JSON example of an OrganizationRole, showing information
about a 'member' of a 'SportsTeam', including time qualfiers
(when he began and ended that role).
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/SportsTeam">
  <span itemprop="name">San Francisco 49ers</span>
  <div itemprop="member" itemscope
        itemtype="http://schema.org/OrganizationRole">
    <div itemprop="member" itemscope
            itemtype="http://schema.org/Person">
      <span itemprop="name">Joe Montana</span>
    </div>
    <span itemprop="startDate">1979</span>
    <span itemprop="endDate">1992</span>
    <span itemprop="roleName">Quarterback</span>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="SportsTeam">
  <span property="name">San Francisco 49ers</span>
  <div property="member" typeof="OrganizationRole">
    <div property="member" typeof="http://schema.org/Person">
      <span property="name">Joe Montana</span>
    </div>
    <span property="startDate">1979</span>
    <span property="endDate">1992</span>
    <span property="roleName">Quarterback</span>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org",
  "@type": "SportsTeam",
  "name": "San Francisco 49ers",
  "member": {
    "@type": "OrganizationRole",
    "member": {
      "@type": "Person",
      "name": "Joe Montana"
    },
    "startDate": "1979",
    "endDate": "1992",
    "roleName": "Quarterback"
  }
}
</script>
A MusicComposition Example. The following JSON-LD models
the composition A Day in the Life by Lennon and McCartney,
regardless of who performs or records the song.
Not available yet.
Not available yet.
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
    "@context": "http://schema.org",
    "@type": "MusicComposition",
    "@id": "http://musicbrainz.org/work/fd1aa4f2-ba26-3a05-b72d-4392c35a073c",
    "name": "A Day in the Life",
    "composer": [
        {
            "@type": "Person",
            "name": "John Lennon",
            "@id": "http://musicbrainz.org/artist/4d5447d7-c61c-4120-ba1b-d7f471d385b9"
        },
        {
            "@type": "Person",
            "name": "Paul McCartney",
            "@id": "http://musicbrainz.org/artist/ba550d0e-adac-4864-b88b-407cab5e76af"
        }
    ],
    "iswcCode": "T-010.140.236-1",
    "inLanguage": "EN",
    "publisher": {
        "@type": "Organization",
        "name": "Northern Songs, Ltd.",
        "@id": "http://musicbrainz.org/label/26df054d-78cf-4d83-9bb1-a41816125528"
    },
    "datePublished": "1967",
    "lyrics": {
      "@type": "CreativeWork",
      "text": "I  read the news today oh boy..."
    }
}
</script>
An example of an order for multiple items, shipped separately.
ACME Supplies
Customer: Jane Doe
Order:
  Item abc123: 1 Widget: delivered 2015-03-10
  Item def456: 3 Widget accessories: shipped 2015-03-12
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Order">
  <div itemprop="seller" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Organization">
    <b itemprop="name">ACME Supplies</b>
  </div>
  <div itemprop="customer" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Person">
    <b itemprop="name">Jane Doe</b>
  </div>
  <div itemprop="orderedItem" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/OrderItem">
    Item number: <span itemprop="orderItemNumber">abc123</span>
    <span itemprop="orderQuantity">1</span>
    <div itemprop="orderedItem" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Product">
      <span itemprop="name">Widget</span>
    </div>
    <span itemprop="orderItemStatus" content="http://schema.org/OrderDelivered">Delivered</span>
    <div itemprop="orderDelivery" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/ParcelDelivery">
      <span itemprop="expectedArrivalFrom">2015-03-10</span>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div itemprop="orderedItem" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/OrderItem">
    Item number: <span itemprop="orderItemNumber">def456</span>
    <span itemprop="orderQuantity">4</span>
    <div itemprop="orderedItem" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Product">
      <span itemprop="name">Widget accessories</span>
    </div>
    <span itemprop="orderItemStatus" content="http://schema.org/OrderInTransit">Shipped</span>
    <div itemprop="orderDelivery" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/ParcelDelivery">
      <span itemprop="expectedArrivalFrom">2015-03-15</span>
      <span itemprop="expectedArrivalUntil">2015-03-18</span>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
 
<div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="Order">
  <div property="seller" typeof="Organization">
    <b property="name">ACME Supplies</b>
  </div>
  <div property="customer" typeof="Person">
    <b property="name">Jane Doe</b>
  </div>
  <div property="orderedItem" typeof="OrderItem">
    Item number: <span property="orderItemNumber">abc123</span>
    <span property="orderQuantity">1</span>
    <div property="orderedItem" typeof="Product">
      <span property="name">Widget</span>
    </div>
    <span property="orderItemStatus" content="http://schema.org/OrderDelivered">Delivered</span>
    <div property="orderDelivery" typeof="ParcelDelivery">
      <span property="expectedArrivalFrom">2015-03-10</span>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div property="orderedItem" typeof="OrderItem">
    Item number: <span property="orderItemNumber">def456</span>
    <span property="orderQuantity">4</span>
    <div property="orderedItem" typeof="Product">
      <span property="name">Widget accessories</span>
    </div>
    <span property="orderItemStatus" content="http://schema.org/OrderInTransit">Shipped</span>
    <div property="orderDelivery" typeof="ParcelDelivery">
      <span property="expectedArrivalFrom">2015-03-15</span>
      <span property="expectedArrivalUntil">2015-03-18</span>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context": "http://schema.org/"
  "@type": "Order",
  "seller": {
    "@type": "Organization",
    "name": "ACME Supplies"
  },
  "customer": {
    "@type": "Person",
    "name": "Jane Doe"
  },
  "orderedItem": [
    {
      "@type": "OrderItem"
      "orderItemNumber": "abc123",
      "orderQuantity": 1,
      "orderedItem": {
        "@type": "Product",
        "name": "Widget"
      },
      "orderItemStatus": "http://schema.org/OrderDelivered",
      "orderDelivery": {
        "@type": "ParcelDelivery",
        "expectedArrivalFrom": "2015-03-10"
      }
    },
    {
      "@type": "OrderItem"
      "orderItemNumber": "def456",
      "orderQuantity": 3,
      "orderedItem": {
        "@type": "Product",
        "name": "Widget accessories"
      },
      "orderItemStatus": "http://schema.org/OrderInTransit",
      "orderDelivery": {
        "@type": "ParcelDelivery",
        "expectedArrivalFrom": "2015-03-15",
        "expectedArrivalUntil": "2015-03-18"
      }
    }
  ]
}
</script>
    
WAAY is an affiliate of the ABC network and broadcasts in SD.
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/BroadcastService">
  <span itemprop="name">WAAY-TV</span>
  <span itemprop="broadcastDisplayName">ABC</span>
  <span itemprop="videoFormat">SD</span>
  <span itemprop="broadcastTimezone" content="-8:00">PST</span>
  <div itemprop="broadcastAffiliateOf" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Organization">
    <span itemprop="name">ABC</span>
  </div>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org" typeof="BroadcastService">
  <span property="name">WAAY-TV</span>
  <span property="broadcastDisplayName">ABC</span>
  <span property="videoFormat">SD</span>
  <span property="broadcastTimezone content="-8:00">PST</span>
  <div property="broadcastAffiliateOf" typeof="Organization">
    <span property="name">ABC</span>
  </div>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context":"http://schema.org",
  "@type":"BroadcastService",
  "name":"WAAY-TV",
  "broadcastDisplayName":"ABC",
  "videoFormat":"SD",
  "broadcastTimezone": "-8:00",
  "broadcastAffiliateOf":{
    "@type":"Organization",
    "name":"ABC"
  }
}
</script>
WAAY is channel 7 on Comcast cable.
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/TelevisionChannel">
  <span itemprop="name">WAAY 7</span>
  <span itemprop="broadcastChannelId">7</span>
  <span itemprop="broadcastServiceTier">Premium</span>
  <div itemprop="inBroadcastLineup" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/CableOrSatelliteProvider">
    <span itemprop="name">Comcast</span>
  </div>
  <div itemprop="providesBroadcastService" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/BroadcastService">
    <span itemprop="name">WAAY-TV</span>
    <span itemprop="broadcastDisplayName">ABC</span>
    <div itemprop="broadcastAffiliateOf" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Organization">
      <span itemprop="name">ABC</span>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<div vocab="http://schema.org" typeof="TelevisionChannel">
  <span property="name">WAAY 7</span>
  <span property="broadcastChannelId">7</span>
  <span property="broadcastServiceTier">Premium</span>
  <div property="inBroadcastLineup" typeof="CableOrSatelliteService">
    <span property="name">Comcast</span>
  </div>
  <div property="providesBroadcastService" typeof="BroadcastService">
    <span property="name">WAAY-TV</span>
    <span property="broadcastDisplayName">ABC</span>
    <div property="broadcastAffiliateOf" typeof="Organization">
      <span property="name">ABC</span>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context":"http://schema.org",
  "@type":"TelevisionChannel",
  "name": "WAAY 7",
  "broadcastChannelId":"7",
  "broadcastServiceTier":"Premium",
  "inBroadcastLineup":{
    "@type":"CableOrSatelliteService",
    "name": "Comcast",
  },
  "providesBroadcastService":{
    "@type":"BroadcastService",
    "name": "WAAY-TV",
    "broadcastDisplayName": "ABC",
    "broadcastAffiliateOf":{
      "@type":"Organization",
      "name":"ABC"
    }
  }
}
</script>

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