not-for-profit corporation


Business law dictionary. 2015.

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  • corporation not for profit — A charitable corporation; a membership; corporation; an eleemosynary corporation. A proposed corporation is not entitled to incorporation as a corporation not for profit where its clear purpose is to confer direct and indirect benefits on its… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • For-profit education — (also known as the education services industry or proprietary education) refers to educational institutions operated by private, profit seeking businesses. There are two major types of for profit schools. One type is known as an educational… …   Wikipedia

  • Not just for profit — (NJFP) is a concept that captures an expanded set of values for defining and evaluating for profit private sector organizations, not only by their ability to generate profit as is done traditionally, but also by their determination and success in …   Wikipedia

  • non-profit corporation — n.    an organization incorporated under state laws and approved by both the state s Secretary of State and its taxing authority as operating for educational, charitable, social, religious, civic or humanitarian purposes. A non profit corporation …   Law dictionary

  • List of for-profit universities and colleges — This is an incomplete list of for profit colleges, universities, and other educational institutions providing higher education (meaning tertiary, quaternary or in some cases post secondary education). For a list of all colleges and universities,… …   Wikipedia

  • non-profit corporation — company or institution that is not for the purpose of earning money …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corporation — cor·po·ra·tion /ˌkȯr pə rā shən/ n [Late Latin corporatio, from Latin corporare to form into a body, from corpor corpus body]: an invisible, intangible, artificial creation of the law existing as a voluntary chartered association of individuals… …   Law dictionary

  • Corporation — This article is about business corporations. For other uses, see Corporation (disambiguation). Corporate redirects here. For the Bollywood film, see Corporate (film). A corporation is created under the laws of a state as a separate legal entity… …   Wikipedia

  • corporation — An artificial person or legal entity created by or under the authority of the laws of a state. An association of persons created by statute as a legal entity. The law treats the corporation itself as a person which can sue and be sued. The… …   Black's law dictionary


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