Thing > Organization

An organization such as a school, NGO, corporation, club, etc.
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.
brand Brand 
or Organization 
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. Supercedes 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.
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. Supercedes employees.
event Event Upcoming or past event associated with this place or organization. Supercedes events.
faxNumber Text The fax number.
founder Person A person who founded this organization. Supercedes founders.
foundingDate Date The date that this 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.
interactionCount Text A count of a specific user interactions with this item—for example, 20 UserLikes, 5 UserComments, or 300 UserDownloads. The user interaction type should be one of the sub types of UserInteraction.
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 
A logo associated with an organization.
makesOffer Offer A pointer to products or services offered by the organization or person.
member Organization 
or Person 
A member of this organization. Supercedes members.
naics Text The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for a particular organization or business person.
owns Product 
or OwnershipInfo 
Products owned by the organization or person.
review Review A review of the item. Supercedes 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.
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 organisation 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 URL URL of an image of the item.
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.
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.
bookingAgent Reservation If the reservation was not booked directly through the provider, the third-party booking agent can be recorded through this property.
branchOf LocalBusiness The larger organization that this local business is a branch of, if any.
brand Product 
or Organization 
or Person 
The brand(s) associated with a product or service, or the brand(s) maintained by an organization or business person.
broadcaster BroadcastService The organization owning or operating the broadcast service.
carrier ParcelDelivery 
or Flight 
The party responsible for the parcel delivery.
contributor CreativeWork A secondary contributor to the CreativeWork.
copyrightHolder CreativeWork The party holding the legal copyright to the CreativeWork.
creator UserComments 
or CreativeWork 
The creator/author of this CreativeWork or UserComments. This is the same as the Author property for CreativeWork.
customer Order Party placing the order.
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 Ticket 
or Permit 
The organization issuing the permit.
landlord RentAction A sub property of participant. The owner of the real estate property. Sub property of destination or participant?
manufacturer DietarySupplement 
or Drug 
or Product 
The manufacturer of the product.
member Organization 
or ProgramMembership 
A member of this organization. Supercedes members.
memberOf Person An organization to which the person belongs.
merchant Order The party taking the order (e.g. Amazon.com is a merchant for many sellers).
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. Supercedes performers.
productionCompany TVSeries 
or Series 
or RadioEpisode 
or Movie 
or Season 
or VideoObject 
or RadioSeries 
or TVEpisode 
or MediaObject 
or Episode 
The production company or studio that made the movie, tv/radio series, season, or episode, or media object.
provider Reservation 
or Flight 
or TrainTrip 
or Service 
or BusTrip 
or CreativeWork 
The organization or agency that is providing the service.
publisher CreativeWork The publisher of the creative work.
recipient TipAction 
or ReturnAction 
or GiveAction 
or CommunicateAction 
or AuthorizeAction 
or SendAction 
or PayAction 
or DonateAction 
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.
reviewedBy WebPage People or organizations that have reviewed the content on this web page for accuracy and/or completeness.
seller Demand 
or Offer 
The seller.
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.
underName Reservation 
or Ticket 
The person or organization the reservation or ticket is for.
vendor BuyAction A sub property of participant. The seller.The participant/person/organization that sold the object.
worksFor Person Organizations that the person works for.

More specific Types
  • Airline
  • Corporation
  • EducationalOrganization
  • GovernmentOrganization
  • LocalBusiness
  • NGO
  • PerformingGroup
  • SportsTeam

    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> 
    

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