not-for-profit

adjective

not-for-prof·​it ˈnät-fər-ˈprä-fət How to pronounce not-for-profit (audio)

Examples of not-for-profit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jackson, a not-for-profit health system, is a safety-net hospital, which means anyone can get care at Jackson’s facilities, regardless of their ability to pay. Michelle Marchante, Miami Herald, 4 Apr. 2024 From July 1, cannabis will be available in licensed not-for-profit clubs with no more than 500 members – all of whom would have to be adults. Jack Guy, CNN, 1 Apr. 2024 Only 5% described themselves as a specialist in governmental or not-for-profit organizations. Jon Younger, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 Another is to make a tax-deductible gift to National Review Institute (NRI), the 501(c)(3) not-for-profit journalistic think tank created by WFB to support the NR mission, and to advance and defend conservative ideas. Dominic Pino, National Review, 19 Mar. 2024 Keenan exited Endemol Shine in 2015 and took a sabbatical from the industry to start a not-for-profit in New Jersey, private religious facility St. Babs Grande Retreat, and raise his first child. Todd Spangler, Variety, 15 Mar. 2024 The other way to support our mission is to make a tax-deductible gift to National Review Institute, the 501(c)(3) not-for-profit journalistic think tank our founder, William F. Buckley Jr., created to advance and defend conservative ideas. Dan McLaughlin, National Review, 14 Mar. 2024 The new sustainability goals adopted by SRP's board of directors aim to reduce the carbon footprint of the not-for-profit utility while ensuring a resilient water supply, adapting to changing customer needs, promoting a sustainable supply chain and reducing waste. The Arizona Republic, 6 Mar. 2024 Founded in February 2020, The Podcast Academy is a not-for-profit professional membership organization that, in addition to celebrating podcasting as an art form, helps creators elevate their craft by providing community, professional development and industry connections. Diego Ramos Bechara, Variety, 4 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of not-for-profit was in 1919

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“Not-for-profit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not-for-profit. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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