- not established for the purpose of making a profit; not entered into for money: a nonprofit institution.
- a nonprofit organization, institution, corporation, or other entity.
Origin of nonprofit
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Examples from the Web for nonprofit
Tom Angell, founder of nonprofit Marijuana Majority, says the whole thing is a bit odd.Tribes to U.S. Government: Take Your Weed and Shove It
December 13, 2014
That is the path followed by the nonprofit Global Heritage Fund as it raises funds to protect historic sites.For Rent: Priceless Historic Sites
November 16, 2014
But perhaps the biggest long-term impact may come from the nonprofit institutions that the wealthy fund.Trustafarians Want to Tell You How to Live
October 31, 2014
The nonprofit is dedicated to providing legal assistance to undocumented minors facing deportation hearings.The Border Kid Crisis Hits the Courts
September 19, 2014
This was even before the nonprofit group hired a Boston law firm to investigate its namesake as Newsweek was preparing its story.Who’s Telling The Truth About Somaly Mam? A Smashed Icon, A Media Brawl—and a Comeback
September 19, 2014
There—is there less charge for a nonprofit organization box than there is for anything else?
For medical education, I have recommended legislation authorizing grants-in-aid to public and nonprofit institutions.State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman
And kind of business, it says, "nonprofit," is that correct?
- another word for non-profit-making
- an organization that is not intended to make a profit
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