from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. not meant to make a profit
- n. A company or organization that is not meant to make a profit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an organization chartered for other than profit-making activities
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Wrong; they include charities, trade unions, trade associations and a whole array of organizations that fall within the rubric of not-for-profit organizations because, among other things, they don't issue stock shares or distribute their surplus funds to owners and shareholders, but instead use their funds to help achieve their social goals.
The compromise agreement being negotiated by Grassley and the other Finance Committee members has dropped the public option, proposing instead the creation of not-for-profit health insurance collectives that could negotiate collective coverage for members.
The only way to keep the insurance industry honest is to offer not-for-profit competition.
The way to go is private not-for-profit healthcare.
What I find ironic is that even though this not-for-profit option would fulfill all the requirements and needs of people that are uninsured, it's still not good enough for the Liberal Left because it's not government run (never mind that the government doesn't have a great record of efficient operations).
The AP, a not-for-profit news cooperative, does not pay for interviews.
Such skills are also vital to our public and not-for-profit sectors, to small and medium-sized enterprises, to society as a whole and to the individual outside work.
In March 2009, Wheeler was hired as a part-time consultant for The MITRE Corp., a not-for-profit organization that provides systems engineering, research and development and information technology support to the government.
GMHC is a not-for-profit, volunteer-supported and community-based organization committed to national leadership in the fight against AIDS.
What it does suggest is that 'not-for-profit' publishers (Science is owned by the learned society, AAAS) can be more liberal with their subscribers 'money than privately-owned ones.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.