nonprofit vs not-for-profit

nonprofit not-for-profit


  • 1) An organization that exists for reasons other than to make a profit, such as a charitable, educational or service organization.
  • 2) An organization, such as a charity, that does not seek or produce a profit.
  • 3) Not seeking to produce a profit (a financial gain).
  • 4) Not seeking or producing a profit or profits.
  • 5) not commercially motivated


  • 1) A company or organization that is not meant to make a profit.
  • 2) an organization chartered for other than profit-making activities
  • 3) of a company, or organization not meant to make a profit


  • 1) Many churches allow their property to be used by other nonprofit organizations.
  • 2) Many nonprofit firms solicit funds from wealthy patrons to help support program and operational expenses.
  • 3) The actions of the managers of a nonprofit firm will then depend on the internal incentives such organizations adopt.
  • 4) She has since stepped down from that board, but now serves as a trustee at three nonprofit organisations.
  • 5) While attacking overseas businessmen he has grown a nonprofit organisation that will turn over at least 20 million this year.
  • 6) Churches are also nonprofit firms.
  • 7) As is the case with for-profit firms, it is reasonable to ask why nonprofit firms exist.
  • 8) Certainly, there is more room for individual preferences to affect the behavior of nonprofit organizations than for-profit organizations.
  • 9) In addition, a nonprofit organization cannot distribute its assets in the form of dividends, so all contributions stay within the firm.
  • 10) Although often associated with the term nonprofit, social entrepreneurs don't have to be consumed with the hassles of corporate legal structures, reporting, and documentation.
  • 11) The term nonprofit can be a misnomer when it comes to hospitals, because 77 percent of the nation's 2,033 nonprofit hospitals operate in the black, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.
  • 12) Partnership for Public Service - as its name suggests, this nonprofit is a partnership between public-sector, private-sector, academic, and nonprofit institutions.
  • 13) Yet nowhere in this year's State of the Union did President Obama, the first president who began his career at a nonprofit, utter the word "nonprofit" or mention the sector, its contribution to society or its role in the nation's economic recovery.
  • 14) Running a nonprofit is a huge amount of work and I have to wear so many hats: the grant-writing hat, the fundraising hat, the administrative hat, even the taking-out-the-garbage hat, which is made out of old take-out Thai food containers and scrap paper.
  • 15) ‘As a health worker in a non-profit foreign organization she was able to move to New York.’
  • 16) ‘They may do it more often, but non-profit public interest organizations do it as well.’
  • 17) ‘It appears to me that a brush with failure can be good for public and non-profit institutions.’
  • 18) ‘As a non-profit organization, we depend on readers like you to make our work possible.’
  • 19) ‘Are you involved in a local or national non-profit or public interest organization?’
  • 20) ‘Members hope money will come once the group is registered as a non-profit organization.’
  • 21) ‘It is organised as a non-profit charity with a priority placed on inclusion and education.’
  • 22) ‘Lees obtained grants from three non-profit organizations to cover most of the costs.’
  • 23) ‘We're also a non-profit organization and that move would put us right into the profit zone.’
  • 24) ‘We are essentially a non-profit organization, so we cannot afford pay editors in cash.’
  • 25) ‘The right person could create a non-profit organization to raise money for a library overhaul.’
  • 26) ‘The United Way is a non-profit organization focussed on people's needs in our community.’
  • 27) ‘She is in the process of registering a non-profit organization to begin fund raising for the project.’
  • 28) ‘Some artworks are lent to government offices and non-profit organizations for display.’
  • 29) ‘He believes that the role of non-profit organizations should be strengthened and expanded.’
  • 30) ‘The Cuckoo Fair is non-profit-making and benefits a range of local charities.’
  • 31) ‘Despite having the support of a dozen non-profit organizations, the city denied the request.’
  • 32) ‘PAWS is a non-profit organization with the aim of making a positive difference.’
  • 33) ‘I am a volunteer and board member at a non-profit organization called Women AWARE.’
  • 34) ‘Most business and non-profit organizations are not simple, clearly bounded entities.’
  • 35) ‘At the gathering, Obama praised a New Hampshire nonprofit that helps poor people buy fuel-efficient, reliable cars.’
  • 36) ‘About one-third of employees nationwide participate in a traditional or defined benefit pension plan, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute, a Washington nonprofit.’
  • 37) ‘Mr. Soto and others eventually persuaded the city to let them stay, forming a nonprofit that now manages the performances.’
  • 38) ‘Use these how-to articles and tip sheets to help your nonprofit identify and understand your target audience.’
  • 39) ‘And TERI, a nonprofit that guarantees private student loans, has filed for bankruptcy.’
  • 40) ‘Geekcorps is a nonprofit that takes Linux support, or rather education, to the doors of those who need it most.’
  • 41) ‘Sara Catania is a 2002 Crime and Communities Media Fellow with the Open Society Institute, a New York-based nonprofit dedicated to reforming the criminal-justice system.’
  • 42) ‘And my guest today on All in the Mind is Zack Lynch who heads up a non-profit organisation called the Neurosociety Institute in San Francisco.’
  • 43) ‘For the 1999-2000 school year EF cashed in some of its stock donated from start-ups and put $325,000 to work for the nonprofit.’
  • 44) ‘Sixty percent of those associated with the nonprofit that had Web sites themselves did not have links to the organization on their own personal Web site.’
  • 45) ‘The white-columned historic building at 2717 Hearst Avenue became the offices of New Education Development Systems, another nonprofit whose name provides no indication of its church connection.’
  • 46) ‘American Citizens Abroad is a non-profit that keeps tabs on migratory Americans, however, with the goal of lobbying on behalf of their interests in Washington.’
  • 47) ‘The attorney general is bringing a case on the grounds that New York State's not-for-profit corporation law gives him the power to sue any nonprofit that pays excessive salaries.’
  • 48) ‘The Springfield Neighborhood Housing Services, a Springfield, Mass.-based nonprofit, which offers lending services, created a financial fitness program that consists of 10 to 12 hours of instruction.’
  • 49) ‘The program is non-profit, so all donations can be deducted.’
  • 50) ‘He works for a nonprofit.’
  • 51) ‘Internet content creators were asked if they used email lists for their nonprofit organization and those otherwise associated with the nonprofit were asked if they participated in email lists.’
  • 52) ‘The nonprofit that knows the issues and has grassroots connections maintains a larger role.’
  • 53) ‘You are a non-profit aren't you?’


  • 1) My husband has worked hard to get us the not-for-profit status that we need.
  • 2) Wrong; they include charities, trade unions, trade associations and a whole array of organizations that fall within the rubric of not-for-profit organizations because, among other things, they don't issue stock shares or distribute their surplus funds to owners and shareholders, but instead use their funds to help achieve their social goals.
  • 3) What I find ironic is that even though this not-for-profit option would fulfill all the requirements and needs of people that are uninsured, it's still not good enough for the Liberal Left because it's not government run (never mind that the government doesn't have a great record of efficient operations).
  • 4) GMHC is a not-for-profit, volunteer-supported and community-based organization committed to national leadership in the fight against AIDS.
  • 5) In March 2009, Wheeler was hired as a part-time consultant for The MITRE Corp., a not-for-profit organization that provides systems engineering, research and development and information technology support to the government.
  • 6) The way to go is private not-for-profit healthcare.
  • 7) The compromise agreement being negotiated by Grassley and the other Finance Committee members has dropped the public option, proposing instead the creation of not-for-profit health insurance collectives that could negotiate collective coverage for members.
  • 8) The AP, a not-for-profit news cooperative, does not pay for interviews.
  • 9) The only way to keep the insurance industry honest is to offer not-for-profit competition.
  • 10) Such skills are also vital to our public and not-for-profit sectors, to small and medium-sized enterprises, to society as a whole and to the individual outside work.
  • 11) ‘As a not-for-profit publication we cannot, of course, endorse either team.’
  • 12) ‘It would be run by a not-for-profit fund or charity.’
  • 13) ‘It is rather like handing NHS hospitals over to private health charities and not-for-profit companies like BUPA.’
  • 14) ‘As a registered charity, the not-for-profit theatre does not have huge resources on which to draw if extra marketing is needed to promote a show.’
  • 15) ‘He announced that Railtrack would be taken into administration and replaced with a not-for-profit public company.’
  • 16) ‘Public and not-for-profit organisations face a different set of problems.’
  • 17) ‘It also specialises in providing services to charities and not-for-profit organisations.’
  • 18) ‘Last month they reopened the school as an independent not-for-profit charity.’
  • 19) ‘The function of not-for-profit entities like libraries, museums and archives is also changing.’
  • 20) ‘A lot of people very unhappy with how much you make running a not-for-profit organization.’
  • 21) ‘Its aim is to make it impossible for governments to run public services on a not-for-profit basis, without the participation of private companies.’
  • 22) ‘Gillies has served on the boards of more than 35 public and not-for-profit organizations.’
  • 23) ‘The trusts will operate as not-for-profit organisations, be free to borrow either from the public or private sector plus recruit their own staff.’
  • 24) ‘It is registered as a charity, operates as a not-for-profit company and the programme includes lots of different activities.’
  • 25) ‘Plans to transfer thousands of council homes into the hands of not-for-profit landlords could be put to six public ballots.’
  • 26) ‘The Community Channel is a not-for-profit digital television channel owned by charity The Media Trust.’
  • 27) ‘After all, we're essentially trying to create a new system of accounting for the not-for-profit sector.’
  • 28) ‘Lismore Unlimited is calling for not-for-profit organisations in Lismore to apply for events assistance funding.’
  • 29) ‘It is a not-for-profit organization and is licensed for 454 acute care beds.’
  • 30) ‘Interest is sought from not-for-profit organisations to manage accommodation that links both support and housing.’

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