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    Quote Originally Posted by Chocolate All Gone Now View Post
    It is a business as well is it not? Wasn't aware child care were not-for-profit...

    I'm grateful I have the option to pay via eftpos.
    The centre my son goes to is on campus at uni and is a non profit centre, we aren't charged a bond bit still pay $101 a day

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    Quote Originally Posted by MissMetal View Post
    yes alot of them are actually non-profit... community run centres
    thanks for that information sweet heart...

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Fox View Post
    The centre my son goes to is on campus at uni and is a non profit centre, we aren't charged a bond bit still pay $101 a day
    Suppose I even see places that say "not for profit" as profit hungry companies... But then again, I also see the side of charities people don't know about and would be absolutely ashamed to know about...

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    They definitely aren't all money makers. I am the treasurer for DS's not-for-profit centre and last year the centre's profit for the entire year was a princely $10k! That is after a $50k government grant too, so really they operate at a substantial loss.

    His centre charges in arrears and doesn't charge a bond, but the committee has been considering it because of people not paying their bills and then skipping out. We usually have between $10k and $20k owing in fees at any one time which is a huge cost to absorb for a centre that operates at a loss most months!


 

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