|(1.Graduate College; 2.Management College,Beijing Sport University,Beijing 100084,China)
Abstract: As a type of nonprofit organization (NPO), nonprofit sports organization is provided with common characteristics of nonprofit organization, and has its own individuality as well. Nonprofit sports organization refers to a commonweal organization that aims at serving public needs regarding sports such as entertainment,keep-fit,body training and the like instead of making profits,and is independent of government departments. It is provided with basic characteristics of NPO,namely,organizational, private, autonomic,nonprofit,and voluntary. It includes various sports associations, nonprofit sports clubs, sports leagues,etc.
Key words: nonprofit organization; nonprofit sports organization; sports club