Public and Societal Benefit

 

The nonprofits specializing in societal and public benefit work in areas of civil liberties and civil rights, volunteerism and philanthropy, community improvement and voter registration and education. These also include the unemployment compensation organizations, life insurance providers, retirement and pension funds, employee associations, fraternal groups and cemeteries.

  • Civil Liberties and Rights

    These include organizations working for the enforcement and passage of laws as well as other social measures that can effectively protect rights of certain groups. Also included are organizations protecting the rights if people guaranteed by Constitution and promoting the passage of the laws or other social measures extending individual rights or protect them more effectively.

  • Community Improvement

    Organizations with activities focusing on influencing the public policy in the major group of community improvement.

  • Mutual/Membership Benefit Organizations

    Organizations with activities focusing on influencing the public policy in the major group of mutual/membership benefit organizations.

  • Public Benefit, Philanthropy and Voluntarism

    Organizations with activities focusing on influencing the public policy in the major group of public benefit, philanthropy and voluntarism.

  • Voter Registration and Education

    Organizations encouraging citizens for participating in political process, in nonpartisan manner through offering opportunities for access to the public officials, political involvements, information necessary for making informed decisions at ballot box as well as assistance in voter registration.

  • Services and Others

    Organizations that provide public and societal benefit services that are not included in other categories.