not-for-profit not-for-profit

Definition(s):

  • (n) an organization chartered for other than profit-making activities

Usage(s):

  1. In 2004 the Omidyars started Omidyar Network, which allows the microfinance sector to access private-capital markets in for-profit and not-for-profit ventures.
  2. Trying to match European tech firms with American investors gave him the idea for the European Tech Tour Association, a not-for-profit organization based in Geneva and Rotterdam.
  3. The soccer league became the flagship program of Carolina for Kibera, a not-for-profit organization Barcott started in 2001 while still in school.

News

  1. FIRST® Welcomes Six New Members to Dynamic Board of Directors

    FIRST® , a not-for-profit organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people’s interest and participatio
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Will Patients Have 240 Days To Pay Bills? Hospitals Await Decision From IRS

    Will the Internal Revenue Service force not-for-profit hospitals to allow patients up to 240 days to pay a delinquent bill before it can be reported to a credit bureau?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. CHRISTUS Health Chooses McKesson for Comprehensive Document Management

    CHRISTUS Health, a major not-for-profit Catholic health system, has selected McKesson’s suite of documentation management solutions to manage clinical, demographic, billing and operational documents across 26 hospitals in seven states.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "He came to us and asked if we would put it on, and he would help out," Sullivan said. "It would be very difficult for us to afford to do it on our own. It this case, it's a fortuitous linkage of the commercial and the not-for-profit."
    on Sep 2, 2008 By: Daniel Sullivan Source: FOXNews

  2. "The not-for-profit model is broken," said Rosenthal. "The festival runs better and we're able to get media and marketing dollars that we wouldn't be able to get if we were strictly a not-for-profit only getting foundation money."
    on Apr 21, 2008 By: Jane Rosenthal Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I understand the process of community," said Rep. Dennis Kucinich. "I am the only one running for president who stands for a not-for-profit health care system. I know there are people running for president who claim that's not possible."
    on Dec 1, 2007 By: Dennis Kucinich Source: WJLA

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