nonprofit organization

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Noun1.nonprofit organization - an organization chartered for other than profit-making activities
organization, organisation - the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business; "he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"
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Many nonprofits are focusing on the CFO function in their organizations--the result of increased scrutiny of nonprofit organizations' financials and performance, higher accountability to the public trust and the rapid growth and increased complexity of individual organizations.
For 25 years Nonprofit Finance Fund has helped nonprofits match their passion and dedication with financial strength and sustainability.
At that time, it called for a compliance review of nonprofits every five years, requiring them to produce (1) articles of incorporation and bylaws, (2) conflicts of interest policies, (3) best practices, (4) financial statements and (5) a declaration, signed by the chief executive officer, that a return is true and accurate; see http://finance.
Those 5,600 nonprofits serve more than one million older people every day.
Thus, nonprofits should take some proactive steps and look at their governing systems with a view toward promoting sound oversight practices that improve the quality and integrity of financial reporting and the attest function.
Nonprofits, some of which are required by law to have a board of directors, can run the gamut in terms of who they service, from international relief organizations, such as the Red Cross, to civil rights advocacy groups and professional organizations.
It's time for the nonprofits to shift their mentality from thinking of themselves as groups who are always asking for things, and realize how much they offer the community.
Nonprofits aren't trying to make money, they're trying to make change, and because of that, they play a critical role in society.
A great number of nonprofits are entrusted to boards of directors populated by over-extended executives and status-seeking lawyers or financiers who have neither time for, nor interest in, real oversight.
PHILADELPHIA -- With increased competition among nonprofits in an environment of eroding public trust, nonprofit organizations are struggling more than ever to safeguard their missions.
Nonprofits are a critical economic engine in the New York City area.
Here are seven real world threats to the viability of many nonprofits, though clearly not the only seven.

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