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KBLX 102.9 FM Radio Nonprofit Weekend Tip! What is a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization and other types of Nonprofits?

What is a 501C3 Nonprofit Organization?

501c3s are the following types of organizations:

a) Charitable
b) Educational,
c) Literary,
d) Religious,
e) Scientific,
f) Foundations

They are also:
f) Organizations Concerned with public safety ,
g) Amateur Sports
Programs OR
h) Programs established for the prevention of Cruelty

The Most Common type of Public Charity Organizations are:
Charitable hospitals, churches, medical research centers, educational institutions including schools, colleges and universities,

Other types of Nonprofit organizations that are not 501c3s are:

a) Advocacy groups --- influence the legislation or Government policies on particular issues.

b) Membership Organizations – include: Veteran’s groups, Trade Associations etc.

c) Recreational Clubs – Examples include – country clubs, sports club etc.

d) Auxiliary organizations –The parent organization may be a ‘for-profit’ or a ‘not-for-profit’ organization

e) Employee Benefit Funds - prime objective is to raise funds for employee benefits.

IRS website information:

2 Comments to KBLX 102.9 FM Radio Nonprofit Weekend Tip! What is a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization and other types of Nonprofits?:

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australian assignment writing service on Friday, June 22, 2018 5:06 AM
This all is new information for me. I used to think all types of organisations fall in the same category.Thank you for writing about it and spreading the word for people to get involved on more of such activites where the needy can get benefit.
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