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non-profit organization


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A legally constituted group organized for purposes other than generating profit and in which no part of the organization's income is distributed to its members, directors, or officers. Examples of non-profit organizations include churches, public schools, public charities, public clinics and hospitals, political organizations, legal aid societies, volunteer services organizations, labour unions, professional associations, research institutes, museums, and some governmental agencies. See also non-government organization.

Subjects: Politics — Economics.


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