Management offices that serve as headquarters for organizations and which provide services that plan, organize and control the activities of the organization but which offer no direct services to the public except peripheral administrative services like training, community awareness programs or materials and research. Included are the administrative offices of local city and county departments, provincial agencies and federal agencies as well as those that oversee the work of large non-governmental agencies.
Organizations that solicit contributions, endowments and other financial support from public and private sources which are used directly by the organization to provide human services for eligible residents of the community or which are utilized to provide the total or supplementary financial support for human service programs of community agencies and organizations. Also included are governmental and quasi-governmental entities that manage the allocation of public monies to public and private human service providers.
Clubs, associations and other voluntary organizations whose members are concerned with the general welfare of the community and enhancing the life of its residents.
Organizations whose members have joined together on a voluntary basis to promote a particular cause or work for the realization of a specific social or political goal.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.