NON PROFIT
NON-PROFIT
NOT FOR PROFIT




NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

NON-PROFIT DISTINCTION

LEGAL ASPECTS

NON PROFIT LINKS




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NOT-FOR-PROFIT
ORGANIZATION
NON-PROFIT
ORGANIZATION
NPO




A non-profit organization, NPO, also known
as a not-for-profit organization is an
organization that does not distribute its
surplus funds to owners or shareholders,
but instead uses them to help pursue its
goals.



Examples of NPOs
include charities

charitable organizations,

trade unions,

public arts organizations.



Most governments and government agencies
meet this definition, but in most
countries they are considered a separate
type of organization and not counted as
NPOs.

They are in most countries exempt from
income and property taxation.




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NOT-FOR-PROFIT
NON-PROFIT
DISTINCTION




Ownership is
the quantitative
difference
between
for-profit and
not-for-profit
organizations.




For-profit organizations can be privately
owned and may re-distribute taxable wealth
to employees and shareholders.

By contrast, not-for-profit organizations
do not have owners. They have controlling
members or boards, but these people cannot
sell their shares to others or personally
benefit in any taxable way.

While they are able to earn a profit, more
accurately called a surplus, such earnings
must be retained by the organization for
its self-preservation, expansion and future
plans. Earnings may not benefit individuals
or stake-holders.




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LEGAL
ASPECTS




There is a wide diversity of structures
and purposes in the NPO landscape.

For legal classification and eventual
scrutiny, there are, nevertheless, some
structural elements of prime legal
importance:



Economic activity

Supervision and management
provisions

Representation

Accountability and Auditing
provisions

Provisions for the amendment
of the statutes or articles
of incorporation

Provisions for the dissolution
of the entity

Tax status of corporate and
private donors

Tax status of the foundation



Non-profit Organization
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-profit_organization



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NON PROFIT
NON-PROFIT
NOT FOR PROFIT
LINKS




Alliance of Information and Referral Systems
http://www.airs.org/

American Association of Fundraising Counsel
http://www.aafrc.org/

American Society of Association Executives
http://www.asaecenter.org/

Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
http://www.agb.org/

Clean Air-Cool Planet
http://www.cleanair-coolplanet.org/

Community Foundations of Canada
http://www.cfc-fcc.ca/

Global Nonprofit Network
http://www.globalnonprofit.com/

Global Nonprofit Network
http://www.idealist.org/view/org/BZ5PBTz7dXjd/

Global Reach International
http://www.globalreachinternational.org/



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Global Water
http://www.globalwater.org/

Grant Gopher
http://www.grantgopher.com/Default.aspx

Grant Research
http://www.proposalwriter.com/grants.html

Humaneering Institute
http://www.humaneeringinstitute.org/

Kickstarter
http://www.kickstarter.com/

MICROCAPITAL
http://www.microcapital.org /

Montreal International Forum (MIF)
http://www.fimcivilsociety.org/

National Council of Nonprofits
http://www.councilofnonprofits.org/

Not For Profit Benchmarking Association
http://nfpbenchmarking.com/

Non-Profit - Zoho Creator - Online Database Application
http://creator.zoho.com/public/search?appName=non-profit



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Non Profit Seed Money Grants
http://www.us-government-grants.net/article_info.php/articles_id/44

Non-profit Organizations
http://www.whro.org/home/hcommunitylink/nonprofit.htm

Nonprofit Organization Lookup
http://www.melissadata.com/lookups/np.asp

One World Health
http://www.oneworldhealth.org/

On Philanthropy
http://www.onphilanthropy.com/

Philanthropy Australia
http://www.philanthropy.org.au/

Professional Convention Management Association
http://www.pcma.org/

SEI's Institutional Nonprofit
http://www.seic.com/enUS/

Society for Nonprofit Organizations
http://www.snpo.org/

UNICEF
http://www.unicefusa.org

Water For People
http://www.waterforpeople.org/

What’s a non profit grant?
http://www.nonprofitgrantblog.com/



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