Entity Types

Nonprofit Research Organization

A Non-Profit Research Organization is an organization exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code and whose mission is to engage in research. A non-business entity, it is also a not-for-profit organization traditionally dedicated to further enhancing a particular social cause, education, research, or advocacy. With key aspects such as accountability, trustworthiness, honesty, and openness to every person who has invested time, money, and faith into the organization, Non-profit research organizations must always be accountable.