Not-For-Profit Organizations: Types & Examples


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Not-for-profits are _____.

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1. What is a main difference between not-for-profits and for-profits?

2. St. Jude's Children Research Hospital and the American Red Cross are well-known not-for-profits of this type:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in these resources will test you on important terms related to not-for-profit organizations. They'll ask you to distinguish between different types of not-for-profit organizations. You'll also be asked to identify the status of several real world organizations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will review the following:

  • Definition of not-for-profit organizations
  • Difference between not-for-profits and for-profits
  • Code for the American Red Cross
  • Agency having a look-up tool for not-for-profits

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the code for the American Red Cross and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the agency having a look-up tool for not-for-profits
  • Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as not-for-profits and for-profits

Additional Learning

You should also read the related lesson. The lesson is called Not-For-Profit Organizations: Types & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what a not-for-profit organization is
  • Describe how profits are to be used in these organizations
  • Explain how not-for-profits control their primary costs
  • Identify the codes categorizing the types of not-for-profits
  • Appreciate the organizations that are specifically not-for-profit