Nonprofit organisation

A nonprofit organisation, an aa kent as a non-business entity,[1] is an organisation that haes been formed bi a group o fowk in order "tae pursue a common nae-for-profit goal", that is, tae pursue a statit goal withoot the intention o distributin excess revenue tae members or leaders.[2]


  1. Bijan Vasigh; Ken Fleming; Liam Mackay (2010). Foundations of Airline Finance: Methodology and Practice. Ashgate Publishing. p. 19. ISBN 0-7546-7770-2.
  2. Smith, David Horton; Stebbins, Robert A.; Dover, Michael A. (2006). A Dictionary of Nonprofit Terms and Concepts. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. ISBN 9780253347831. p. 156-157 ("nonprofit group"); p. 158-159 ("nonprofit organization").