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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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Nonprofit group TB Alliance has come up with a new tuberculosis medicine that shortens and improves treatment for the hardest-to-treat cases, which was approved on Wednesday by the Food and Drug Administration.
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