Non-Profit Purposes

This term can be used where the purpose of the activity does not consist in:

  • realizing earnings 
  • earning profits

Examples include:

  • helping disadvantaged persons or contributing to the general welfare of the community;
  • enhancing the quality of community or civic life;
  • developing the recreational and cultural life of the community.

An organization whose principal activity consists in carrying on a business is not generally considered to be a non-profit organization.

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