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Nonprofit organization

A nonprofit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity, not-for-profit organization, or nonprofit institution, is a legal entity organized and operated for a collective, public or social benefit, in contrast with an entity that operates as a business aiming to generate a profit for its owners. A nonprofit is subject to the non-distribution constraint: any revenues that exceed expenses must be committed to the organization's purpose, not taken by private parties. A wide array of organizations are nonprofit, including most political organizations, schools, business associations, churches, social clubs, and consumer cooperatives. Nonprofit entities generally seek approval from governments to be tax-exempt, and some may also qualify to receive tax-deductible contributions, but an entity may incorporate as a nonprofit entity without securing tax-exempt status.

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Total Publications
Lifetime
27,177
Prior Five Years
8,599
Total Citations
Lifetime
211,553
Prior Five Years
20,391
Total Scholars
Lifetime
14,589
Prior Five Years
10,497

Institutional Rankings

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Academic Institutions
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Academic Institutions
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Non-academic Institutions
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#1
United States
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United States
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United States
#2
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#3
United States
#3
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United States
#4
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United States
#5
United States
#6
Netherlands
#6
United States
#7
United Kingdom
#7
United States
#8
Germany
#8
United States
#9
Canada
#9
United States
#10
United States
#10
United States
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