a. (context of an organization English) For the purpose of making money, especially in relation to an organisation that was not formerly, or is not usually, run to make money. n. An organization whose goal is to make a profit.
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Usage examples of "for-profit".
Decades of dues and contributions and the proceeds from running for-profit conventions had secured its title to this piece of real estate out here in the Valley, and an inclusive policy had made it a commons for the various subgroups, specialized fandoms, Big Name Fans, book dealers, writers, wannabees, and hangers-on who made up the Los Angeles science fiction community.