Germany: Defining the Nonprofit Sector (1993) « CNP Working Papers « Comparative Nonprofit Sector Publications « International Publications « Downloads
|Date posted||September 2, 1993|
|Categories||CNP Working Papers, Comparative Nonprofit Sector Publications, International Publications|
Comparative Nonprofit Sector Working Paper #6 | Helmut K. Anheier and Wolfgang Seibel.
Defines the concepts that make up the German nonprofit sector and tie the development of the sector to development of social goods and services in Germany. Explains that the nonprofit sector in Germany is not just one entity, but rather, it is composed of various terms that put these organizations somewhere between state agencies and market firms. Describes the different legal, fiscal and social implications of the term, nonprofit sector, and trace the historical developments of the sector in Germany to better explain the definition and conceptualization of the nonprofit sector today.