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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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Meanwhile, vulnerable pensioners are urged to use support services such as the Seniorline, a free confidential helpline for the elderly provided by not-for-profit agency Third Age.
The Association for Individual Development (AID) is a not-for-profit agency that empowers people with physical, developmental, intellectual and mental health challenges to enjoy lives of dignity and purpose.
ACT is a private, not-for-profit agency committed to serving victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking.
Concern for Independent Living, a Long Island-based not-for-profit agency, funded the remaining cost of the project and will provide supportive services for the homes, including linkages to other services within the community.
In 1984, the Children's Trust Fund was created as a quasi-governmental not-for-profit agency with a mission of preventing the abuse and neglect of children.
The activist says several organisations have approached him so they can partner to establish a not-for-profit agency.
Mr Gruffydd added: "Plaid Cymru has long advocated a different approach, with options including a national not-for-profit agency for supply teaching."
Mr Gruffydd wants a not-for-profit agency to replace the agreement under which Cardiff-based New Directions Education Agency provides supply teachers to councils across Wales and in England.
DDI is a not-for-profit agency headquartered in Smithtown, NY, with more than 32 locations throughout Suffolk and Nassau Counties.
Urbana-Champaign Big Broadband (UC2B) is a not-for-profit agency that supports the development of high speed broadband in the Urbana-Champaign area.
The BIC, a not-for-profit agency based in Sunderland, has been running since 1994, since when it has helped more than 3,000 businesses which have created around 7,500 jobs.
Muscat: Oman Cancer Association, the leading not-for-profit agency working to assist cancer patients in Oman, recently held a special event, entitled Future of Care, focusing on hospital care for children in the Sultanate.