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Nonprofit, Not-For-Profit, or Charity: What Do We Call Ourselves?

We are asked sometimes about the difference between the terms “charity,” “nonprofit,” non-profit,” and “not-for-profit.” This is a very good question, as many people use the terms interchangeably and incorrectly. So, here’s a brief explanation of terms. The answer has to do with state and federal law, and who is speaking.

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