Make a Donation to, or Volunteer in, a Charitable Non Profit
with This Country as Its Focus

A non-profit is an organization whose primary objective is something other than the generation of profit. They are typically funded through a mix of individual, private sector, or public (i.e. government) donations. Certain nonprofit's are exempt from federal income taxation.

Non-profits have different tax rules than those of for-profit organizations. The IRS defines about 30 different types of non-profits under the Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3). The non-profits differ in what their primary mission is, the tax laws that apply, and the activities they may or may not participate in.

501(c)(3) non-profits are also called public benefit corporations because they have missions that serve the public.

There are many 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations whose primary mission is an activity that will keep the country stronger. Strong in the sense of safe; Strong in the sense of fair, useful and enforced laws; Strong in the sense of educated citizens; and Strong in the sense of talented leaders with the best interest of the country at heart.

If you find an organization whose mission resonates with you, consider making a donation or offering to volunteer. Donations to these tax exempt organizations can usually be treated as deductions on your tax return.

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