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Nonprofit Organization

An organization that operates as if it were a business but does not seek a profit. Common examples of nonprofits include charities, private schools, and think tanks. Nonprofits do not pay taxes; donations to many are tax-deductible, at least up to certain limits. In order to qualify for this status, however, a nonprofit must register with the IRS, under section 501(c) of the tax code. See also: 403(b).

non-profit organization

an organization which attempts to achieve an objective other than profit, for example, a charity.
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Summary: Brussels [Belgium], Dec 12 (ANI): A Canadian national employed in the International Crisis Group has been reportedly detained in China, the non-profit organisation said on Tuesday.
Summary: This is in regards to the recent arrest of three members of Sanatan Sanstha, a non-profit organisation, in India.
by ONAThe meeting sought to revise and standardise procedures and enhance the electronic linkage among non-profit organisation regulators.
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Fusion (Nasdaq:FSNN), a provider of cloud services, announced on Wednesday that it has signed a three year agreement with an East Coast affiliate of a major national non-profit organisation to migrate its voice communications systems to the cloud.
According to 52.3 per cent of respondents, working with a non-profit organisation means sacrificing more of your health and family time than would be required in other careers.
According to 52.3pc of respondents, working with a non-profit organisation means sacrificing more of your health and family time than would be required in other careers.
The automaker's dealers will collaborate with a local non-profit organisation to schedule a test drive fundraising event.
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Non-profit organisation IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) announced on Monday that it has been chosen by video-sharing website YouTube to be a member of its first official YouTube Next Cause class for nonprofit organisations.
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