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B. Mary, Health Care manager, MHA(Master's In Healthcare Administration), Raleigh, North Carolina
Answered Jun 11, 2020
Non-profit organizations support charitable, educational, or religious concerns, and Not-for-Profit endorses a cause, activity, or the community. Not-for-Profit uses its funds for events; recreation-related to their purpose and Non-Profit funds supports their goals, but they can also pay employees and take care of administrative needs.
Both of these organizations can pay their staff and have volunteers, and both should be tax-exempt at the state and federal level. A Non-Profit must have a company name, board of directors, incorporation, 501c3 status, bylaws, and this is because it is considered a business. Not-for-profit needs to register as a charitable organization.
Every organization that is founded is not done so for the reason of profit. Instead, an organization can be created for the action of bringing awareness to an issue, charitable purposes, or to provide services to the public. These organizations can either be non-profit or not-for-profit.
There are only small differences between them, which is why they are often confused with one another. Non-Profit organizations work to promote beliefs, arts, and charity. Any profit or donations they receive, they use to put into their promotions. They also use their profit to fund the organizers and works. Not for profit only uses the profit for promotional purposes.
G. Deacon, Civil Engineer, B.E(Bachelor of Engineering), Trenton, New Jersey
Answered Jun 09, 2020
There are various organizations that work for humanitarian or educational reasons. The profit, which is generally referred to as surplus that these establishments earn, is not distributed among the trustees and shareholders. The profit, which is also referred to as surplus in those organizations, is kept for newer programs, fresher expenses, and also future operations. Organizations such as these are categorized as non-profit organizations. But they can also be called non-profits, NPOs, or not-for-profit organizations.
Non-profit organizations have tax-exempt status from both sales tax and property taxes. The surplus or profit earned is directed into hiring some fresh faces of workers. The not-for-profit organizations could be charities, trade unions, service, trust organizations, or cooperatives. One thing that is also worthy of note is the fact that there could have been endowments and foundations. Foundations actually have very large funds. These foundations already give out grants to non-profit organizations.