The Nonprofit Sector is a broad category of organizations that are not driven by the pursuit of profit. These organizations are typically focused on providing services to the public, such as education, health care, social services, and environmental protection. Nonprofits are typically funded by donations, grants, and other forms of philanthropy. They are often managed by a board of directors and staffed by volunteers.
Examples of Nonprofit Sector organizations include charities, foundations, religious organizations, and advocacy groups. Charities are typically focused on providing direct services to those in need, such as food banks, homeless shelters, and medical clinics. Foundations are typically focused on providing grants to other organizations, such as universities and research centers. Religious organizations are typically focused on providing spiritual guidance and support to their members. Advocacy groups are typically focused on promoting a particular cause or issue, such as civil rights or animal welfare.
Examples of Nonprofit Sector organizations include the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the American Cancer Society, the National Audubon Society, and the American Civil Liberties Union. Show Less Read more