A nonprofit organization is a legal entity organized and operated for a collective, public or social benefit.

A nonprofit is subject to the non-distribution constraint: any revenues that exceed expenses must be committed to the organization's purpose, not taken by private parties.

The key aspects of nonprofits are accountability, trustworthiness, honesty, and openness to every person who has invested time, money, and faith into the organization. Nonprofit organizations are accountable to the donors, founders, volunteers, program recipients, and the public community.

Permacomputing Organization

This organization participate in projects that support the continuing existence of science and education, maintain digital and physical libraries of information, refuses to contribute to the wasteful use of resources, and strongly prefers doing things in a sustainable and robust way, by: