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The Many Aspects of "Non-Profit"

Nov 06, 2007, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mitchell Baker)

"I'm often asked various questions about non-profits. Many people have a general idea of what 'non-profit' means but very few have a specific, technical understanding. This makes perfect sense. The technical understanding is a legal and accounting mix, and specific to legal jurisdiction as well.

"Here's a brief outline of what 'non-profit' means--in the technical, legal sense--to the Mozilla Foundation. It's pretty dense stuff, and I'll provide only the most basic summary. I think about this a lot but in this post I'll try to stick to describing the structure..."

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