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Topic: Nonprofit organisation

  Nonprofit Organisations Act
The Minister may prescribe benefits or allowances applicable to registered nonprofit organisations, after consultation with the committees of the two Houses of Parliament responsible for welfare and with the concurrence of every Minister whose department is affected by a particular benefit or allowance.
(1) A nonprofit organisation may apply for registration by submitting to the director (a) the prescribed form, properly completed; (b) two copies of its constitution; and (c) such other information as may be required by the director so as to assist the director to determine whether or not nonprofit organisation meets the requirements for registration.
(1) A registered nonprofit organisation may refer the decision of the director to cancel its registration for arbitration to the Directorate for consideration by an Arbitration Tribunal, and the procedure established by section 14(1) applies to noting that arbitration, with the necessary changes.
members.tripod.com /cab94/npoact.htm   (2239 words)

  The ordination of women in the Roman Catholic Church
The scarcity of research on leadership in the nonprofit sector and the lack of a coherent picture of leadership in that sector is mirrored in the topic of women’s leadership in nonprofit organisations.
The key issue facing nonprofit organisations at this time is the continuing shrinkage in economic resources needed to carry out their missions coupled with a shift in responsibility from the government to the nonprofit sector for many of the social and economic needs of society (Bush 1992).
Nonprofit and voluntary action scholars agree that the absence of profit is not a sufficient indicator of a nonprofit organisation, for many nonprofit organisations do make a financial as well as a social profit.
www.womenpriests.org /ministry/blac_01.asp   (7596 words)

 Non-profit organization - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nonprofits therefore are typically funded by donations from the private or public sector, and often have tax exempt status.
Nonprofit organizations often are charities or service organizations; they may be organized as a not-for-profit corporation or as a trust, a cooperative, or they may be purely informal.
In many countries, nonprofits may apply for tax exempt status, so that the organization itself may be exempt from income tax and other taxes, and (in some cases) so that financial donors may claim back any income tax paid on donations, or deduct from their own tax liability the amount of the donation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Non-profit_organisation   (2187 words)

 Welcome to the Financial Gazette Online!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Most public sector organisations are being challenged to operate on tight budgets while increasing the efficiency of their organisations.
Public sector organisations are accountable to their customers while in the private sector companies are accountable to shareholders for results through their performance in the financial perspective.
Many public sector organisations like their private sector counter- parts are adopting the balanced scorecard management approach to enable them translate their strategic goals into a set of meaningful performance measures to drive organisational performance.
www.fingaz.co.zw /fingaz/2003/July/July3/4263.shtml   (1058 words)

 Registration for NPOs
Organisations such as trusts, companies or other associations established for a public purpose whose income and property are not distributable to its members or office-bearers except as reasonable compensation for services rendered.
Non profit organisations which were previously authorised or registered in terms of the Fundraising Act, 1978, are regarded as registered in terms of the Nonprofit Organisations Act, 1997, but are nonetheless required to apply for registration within a specified period after this Act takes effect in order to maintain their registration.
Provision for the organisation to be a body coroperate and have an identity and existance distinct from its members or office-bearers
www.population.org.za /guidelinesforregbynonprofitorg.htm   (838 words)

 990721 WZB-text (Berlin)
Since nonprofit organissations (NPOs) have to obey the non-distribution-constraint that exclusively allows re-investment of profits but not their distribution among the members of the organisation, nonprofits are distinct from commercial enterprises.
Deeply rooted in the tradition of popular social movements, the Swedish nonprofit sector is dominated by organisations which are found in the field of culture and recreation or which are active in the mobilisation of various interests, e.g.
According to the analysis of Filip Wilkström, the Swedish nonprofit sector is at a cross-roads: Either Swedish nonprofits change into “silent” service providers working under government contracts like their Western European counterparts, or they are able to continue to function as the “voice” of society, setting or changing the political or social agenda.
www.spaef.com /GPS_PUB/v1n2_editorial.html   (1490 words)

 European House
Nonprofit organisations are capable of responding to people's real needs because they are more flexible, less bureaucratic, and operate closer to the people they serve than their public counterparts.
The strengthening influence and role of the nonprofit organisations in the current Hungarian social and economic life is not an opportunity or favourable tendency any longer but a fact.
Little attention was paid to the supervision of nonprofit organisations and to the audit of their public benefit activities.
www.europeanhouse.hu /e/nonprofit/prewiev_p.shtml   (1678 words)

 Nonprofit Organisation Profit Machine USA
A nonprofit organization may be involved in a wide range of areas relating to...
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Nonprofit Organisations as Builders of Social Capital and Channels of...
www.profitmachine.us /machines/Nonprofit-Organisation.php   (2064 words)

 Tools4Schools Constitution
A member of the organisation can only get money back from the organisation for expenses that she or he has paid for or on behalf of the organisation.
The organisation’s accounting records and reports must be ready and handed to the Director of Nonprofit Organisations within six months after the financial year end.
The organisation may close down if at least two-thirds of the members present and voting at a meeting convened for the purpose of considering such matter, are in favour of closing down.
www.tools4schools.org.za /data/docs/about_constitution.asp   (1492 words)

 The Free Nonprofit Micro-eMBA(SM) Program
Nonprofit middle managers or entry-level personnel who desire highly accessible and adaptable means to professional development for advancement in their careers
Learners who are going through the program primarily as a form of training and development can proceed in a sequential fashion through the Links to Learning Modules, and address the a) topics for discussion and reflection and the b) activities to build systems and practices both of which are posed in each learning module.
Note that the activities required to build and manage a healthy nonprofit organization are usually very cyclical in nature -- for example, program planning often produces learning that, in turn, polishes previous strategic planning activities.
www.managementhelp.org /np_progs/org_dev.htm   (2419 words)

 South Africa: NPO Law
To provide for an environment in which nonprofit organisations can flourish; to establish an administrative and regulatory framework within which nonprofit organisations can conduct their affairs; to repeal certain portions of the Fund-raising Act, 1978; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
For the purposes of the Act, service of any document directed to a registered nonprofit organisation at the physical address most recently provided to the director must be regarded as service of that document on that organisation.
notify the organisation in writing of the deregistration and confirm the date on which the amendment was made to the register.
cab94.tripod.com /sanpolaw.htm   (3629 words)

 Paralegals and Advice Offices - Non-profit organisations and the Nonprofit Organisations Act
A non-profit organisation (NPO) is a civil society organisation which is not part of government.
organisations have to be accountable to the public which means all stakeholders, for example, donors, people benefiting from the organisation's work, the general public and the government are aware of how money is being spent by the organisation
So, in terms of the Act, NPOs are organisations that are not set up for a person's own profit but are there to serve the public or some common interest of their members.
www.paralegaladvice.org.za /docs/chap15/16.html   (2154 words)

 Register a non-profit organisation
NPOs are often funded by donations from local and foreign organisations and are required by law to register with the Department of Social Development.
Any organisation that is not for profit and is not part of government can apply for registration.
Submit the completed form together with two copies of the organisation’s founding documents in full, such as a constitution or a deed of trust or a memorandum and articles of association.
www.services.gov.za /registeranonprofitorganisation.aspx   (348 words)

 nonprofit organisation directory - KarmaClick.org
ABOUT THESE FOOTNOTES for nonprofit organisation - for over a year, we researched the best ways to present information on these content pages, attempting to strike a balance between publishing volumes of information while limiting the need to scroll down through lengthy lists of items..
the method we've chosen, as is used on this nonprofit organisation topic area, is to present lists of links at the top of the page in handy "title only" form, while providing additional commentary for those who desire it, as footnotes.
which the leadership of a nonprofit organisation in an effective and accountable...
www.karmaclicks.org /non-profit/nonprofit-organisation.php   (361 words)

 Opentracker philanthropy program- free tracking for non-profits & charities
The Colorectal Cancer Coalition is a national nonprofit group that is changing the future of colorectal cancer through patient advocacy, in research, policy, and awareness.
RurAL CAP is a private, statewide, nonprofit organization working to improve the quality of life for low-income Alaskans since 1965.
Hypostasis.info is an organisation which provides peer support for people with type 1 diabetes.
www.opentracker.net /en/company/nonprofit_charities.jsp   (2097 words)

 Nonprofit.hu Állások Kínál Egy
Habitat for Humanity (HFH) is a leading non-governmental, nondenominational Christian organisation working to eliminate poverty housing worldwide and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action.
The Europe and Central Asia (ECA) Area Office of HFH supports Habitat organisations in 19 countries in the region.
If you enjoy working in a global team and are interested in helping to eliminate poverty housing, please send your CV and motivation letter in English to Habitat for Humanity Europe and Central Asia, Human Resources by e-mail to hr.europe@habitat.org
www.nonprofit.hu /allasok/kinal/1766.html   (201 words)

 Nonprofit May Run Boston Wi-Fi Network - Breaking - Technology - theage.com.au
The city is considering an unusual approach to creating a citywide, low-cost wireless Internet network: putting a nonprofit organisation, rather than a private service provider, in charge of building and running the system.
Although Boston's strategy depends on the willingness of foundations and businesses to come forward with cash donations, officials believe having an existing or newly formed nonprofit in charge is the best way to ensure the project meets its civic goals and steers clear of special interests.
"We believe the nonprofit route may be the best way to bring low-cost service to every neighborhood while providing a platform for innovation unlike any in the nation," Menino said at a news conference where he received a task force's recommendations.
www.theage.com.au /news/Technology/Nonprofit-May-Run-Boston-WiFi-Network/2006/08/01/1154198105020.html   (728 words)

 Taking the leap into online social media: an interview with Gillo Cutrupi | NetSquared
In a way this is great, because if the organisation is doing good stuff then the interaction among its supporters strengthens the community - but if the organisation makes a faux pas, critiques are easy to come and links between people weaken, the whole network of supporters does.
This is quite different from real-world organising where, more or less, supporters/volunteers act under the "controlled umbrella" of the organisation.
But the biggest job is done at an organisational level, because those who deal with this technology also have to interact very well with others in the organisation: the IT folks, the web-editors, the campaigners, the communication people and so on.
netsquared.org /gillo   (2229 words)

 Non Profit Organisations (NPOs)
A Nonprofit Organisation is defined as: a trust, company or other association of persons:- (a) established for a public purpose, and (b) the income and property of which are not distributable to its members or office bearers except as reasonable compensation for services rendered.
Immediate on receipt of application, an acknowledgement letter is send to the organisation, thereafter, a registration certificate follows if application meets the requirement of the NPO Act.
There are many benefits to be gained from a system of registering nonprofit organisations.
www.socdev.gov.za /npo/npo.htm   (348 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - World
Bikram Choudhury, the flamboyant Beverly Hills-based yoga guru to the rich and famous, has been sued by a San Francisco nonprofit organisation of yoga enthusiasts challenging his claim of copyrighted poses.
For the talks to be successful, they said at a seminar on Kashmir, it was necessary for the USA to remain engaged in the process but were divided whether the UN should have any role.
The seminar was organised by the pro-independence Kashmir American Council and the Association of Humanitarian Lawyers.
www.tribuneindia.com /2004/20040212/world.htm   (1937 words)

 Amazon.com: Reengineering Your Nonprofit Organization: A Guide to Strategic Transformation (Nonprofit Law, Finance, and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The realities of the nonprofit world are not all that different from those of the corporate world.
Those involved in strategic planning and reengineering a nonprofit range from paid staff to volunteer board members, all with varying degrees of hands-on involvement in the organization.
It examines the organizational structure of nonprofits (board members, executive staff, and volunteers), the business processes and activities (allocation of resources, strategies for growing the organization, and means of delivering services), and the corporate culture of nonprofits (what the organization is and should be doing, self-assessment, and continuous improvement).
amazon.com /exec/obidos/ASIN/0471118079/drdrumsnotforpro   (886 words)

 Donating online? Read the fine print
If you plan to take a tax deduction, confirm that the group is a qualified nonprofit organisation and has a valid 80G registration number.
Most charities will be able to give you a receipt with a valid registration number, which entitles you to deduct 50 per cent of your donation from your taxable income.
If you are approached by a professional fundraiser, ask if he or she is an employee of a charitable organisation.
www.rediff.com /money/2006/dec/20donate.htm   (990 words)

 TERRA NATURE FUND | Organisation
In more recent horticulturally oriented work, as president of Fort Mason Community Garden Inc during 1997 and 1998, he was responsible for transforming nursery operations, initiating native plant propagation and planting, organising composting operations, and incorporating windbreak planting and water conservation measures.
Graeme received the Highest Achievement Award for Community Organizing in 1999, for his work as a neighborhood coordinator with Friends of the Urban Forest, a nonprofit organisation responsible for planting and maintaining most of San Francisco's street trees.
Terra Nature Fund is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation, incorporated with the Secretary of State in March 2000, which operates exclusively for charitable, scientific and educational purposes.
www.terranature.org /TNForganisation.htm   (888 words)

 ALS directory and recommended organisations
The Motor Neurone Disease Association - The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association is the only national organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland dedicated to the support of people with MND and those who care for them.
Ride For Life- mission is to raise public awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, assist research in finding a cure, support ALS patients and their familes, and provide the ALS community with the latest ALS related news and information.
ALS March of Faces is a nonprofit organisation that raises awareness of ALS/MND and donates to research facilities.
www.alsforums.com /directory   (604 words)

 Humanity for Chernobyl - Help for Chernobyl Catastrophe Victims   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The purpose of Humanity for Chernobyl organisation is help for Chernobyl catastrophe victims.
His duties including help organise a safe and orderly evacuation of the areas surrounding the reactor.
In the Chernobyl wing of one of the main hospitals in Makeyevka of Donetsk region where Chernobyl victims undergo treatment we met Shadko Alexander, the principal of the hospital.
www.humanityforchernobyl.com /main.php   (254 words)

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