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Foreign-owned corporations and their foundations

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Definition of a foreign-owned corporation A foreign-owned corporation or foreign-invested enterprise is a corporation that comes from a foreign country. So, if a company from France wants to participate in Germany, it will establish a company in Germany. This would fall under the appellation foreign-owned. Behind the concept For the most . . . Read more

Corporate foundations

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Definition of corporate foundations A corporate foundation is a type of foundation. This means that it is a non-profit organisation, different from the company. It is part of the private foundation family. The characteristic of this one is that the majority of the funds are coming from one source. The corporate . . . Read more

Charitable giving (charitable donations)

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Definition of charitable giving The charitable giving takes the form of donations, made by individuals to a charity or an association. Behind the concept… Charitable giving is a big part of what makes a foundation live. The funding of individuals is how they raise funds, along with government, other charities . . . Read more

Charitable organizations (Charities)

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Definition of charitable organizations Charitable organizations are non-profit organizations with philanthropical, charitable, educational or religious goals. The objective has to be to improve the public interest. Legislation and juridical status of those are different following the country. Behind the concept A charitable organization is often called a charity or a . . . Read more

Foundation

Bill&Melissa Gates foundation

Definition of Foundation A foundation is an organization whose mission is to help fight a cause, usually through donations (grants). Therefore, the primary goal is to have a positive social impact and make a difference. Foundations manage to pursue their missions either directly or funding charities and other non profits. . . . Read more

Fundraising

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Definition Of Fundraising Fundraising is the act of gathering funds in order to support socially impactful activities. Charities, non profits and NGOs, for example, use this method as a way to sustain their operations. Breaking Down Fundraising Concretely, this phenomenon refers to a wide variety of activities. Nevertheless, it’s mostly . . . Read more

Private Foundation

Definition Of Private Foundation A private foundation is an organization whose mission is to help fight a cause, usually through donations (grants). Therefore, they have the primary goal to have a positive social impact.  Breaking Down Private Foundation The previous definition is really broad and generic. As a mater of . . . Read more

NonProfit News

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Definition Of Non Profit News A non profit news is any fresh information directly or indirectly linked to the nonprofit industry. Its purpose, among others, is to raise awareness and further a cause. Moreover, platforms dedicated to this specific industry represent a good source for donors. The latter rely on them . . . Read more

Non Profit

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Definition of Non Profit A non profit is an organization whose primary objective is about pursuing a social and humanitarian goal as well as advocating a cause. The mission can range from hunger-relief programs to scientific research projects, depending on the market of reference. Breaking Down Non Profit Juridically, a . . . Read more

Public Foundation

Definition Of Public Foundation A Public Foundation is a charitable organization that must have less than 50% of its funding coming from a private entity. Its mission, moreover, is to help fight a cause, usually through donations (grants). Therefore, the primary goal to have a positive social impact.  Breaking Down Public . . . Read more