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Charities are organisations that raise money and represent a cause, people or plight. The requirements that define and qualify an organisation as a charity are different within each country; however, typically, they will be set up as non-profit.

Non-Profit Organisations, also known as NPOs, are companies where all money raised is given or invested in support of the objective or mission of the organisation. Though money raised may be used to pay staff, business premises, and other expenses, no money is typically given to owners or stakeholders like conventional businesses.

Charities and NPOs, directly through their actions, raise awareness, funds and mobile people in making positive change happen for so many good causes.


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Nearly all businesses and organisations are set up to make money. Profit is typically any money made after all expenses have been paid. For example, if a company earns 1000 dollars a month but pays 600 dollars to staff, the profit made in any given month (pre-taxes) is 400 dollars. Any profits are typically paid to the business owners, staff as bonus payments, and investors and shareholders as dividends.

Unlike traditional businesses, charities and non-profit organisations will typically have trustees rather than owners, and any profit made is spent solely on the mission or objective of the organisation. Setting up an organisation as a charity or NPO will typically get tax relief and reduced rates in the country where they operate.

The trustees and staff will raise awareness for the cause they represent and work on improving it somehow. Millions of charities and NPOs represent various plights, from medical conditions supporting abuse victims to causes affecting millions worldwide. People who donate to a charity or those who work for such causes will typically care passionately and want to help improve the lives of those affected.
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Helping a Stranger (58%) | Donating Money (84%) | Volunteering (63%)


Helping a Stranger (77%) | Donating Money (55%) | Volunteering (52%)


United States of America
Helping a Stranger (80%) | Donating Money (61%) | Volunteering (37%)


Helping a Stranger (69%) | Donating Money (64%) | Volunteering (33%)
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of charities and non-profit organisations worldwide


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Charities and non-profit organisations working within the arts, culture, and humanities often protect and preserve. Whether it is ancient or modern languages, literature, philosophy, history and many more important aspects relating to a given culture or even an individual. The types of organisations within this space work hard to raise awareness, protecting and preserving important artefacts for future generations.

Though it is a broad category, examples of organisations within this space include:
  • performing and visual arts
  • libraries, museums and cultural institutions
  • public media
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Charities and non-profit organisations operating within the personal support space are doing so to help people. From mental health to famine, the charities in this sector raise money and awareness to help the people directly affected by a given cause. Charities may offer dedicated support lines, fund medical procedures, and even send food and aid across the globe. Ultimately these types of organisations are helping people with specific problems and challenges, ones that they need outside help and support to overcome.

Though it is a broad category, examples of organisations within this space include:

  • mental health
  • famine and drought
  • devastating effects of weather and climate change
  • illness and long-term medical conditions
  • support services (suicide prevention, elder care etc.)


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Charities and non-profit organisations within the advocacy and education arena are often raising awareness. They focus on educating and fighting for the rights and freedoms of people and ensuring that attitudes and laws are changed within a given country. The advocacy aspect represents and voices the concerns for often large groups of underrepresented and often ignored people. In contrast, education is helping communities and societies become better informed regarding specific themes, subjects and causes.

Though it is a broad category, examples of organisations within this space include:
  • environmental matters
  • LGBTQIA+ rights
  • refugee rights
  • Black and Latin community rights
  • Women’s rights


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Charities and non-profit organisations within the research and development sector often focus on finding solutions or cures for various diseases or problems affecting large groups. Whether it is a degenerative disease or cancer, organisations within this sector will raise money and awareness to fund medical research. Medical practitioners and scientists will research and analyse a given condition to better understand how it affects a person and then trials potential solutions to help find a cure. Research and development causes are not only about medical advancement but also include areas such as renewable and sustainable solutions.

Though it is a broad category, examples of organisations within this space include:
  • cancer and leukaemia research
  • cognitive and degenerative diseases
  • clean water solutions
  • ocean cleaning initiatives


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