An organization established for charitable, humanitarian, or educational purposes that is exempt from some taxes and in which no one in profits or losses. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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not-for-profit ˌnot-for-ˈprofit adjective [only before a noun] FINANCE
a not-for-profit organization is one with aims that are not related to business or making a profit. These organizations usually work in education, health etc; = NON-PROFIT; NON-PROFIT-MAKING:

• the not-for-profit sectors dealing with museums, art galleries and universities

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not-for-profit UK US adjective
NONPROFIT(Cf. ↑nonprofit) adjective: »

Bethel New Life is a not-for-profit community development founded by Bethel Lutheran Church.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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