Deutsch: Association / Español: Asociación / Français: Association / Italiano: Associazione

The term association may refer to any of the following:

  • Voluntary association (also voluntary group, voluntary organization, unincorporated association, common-interest association), a group of individuals who enter into an agreement as volunteers to form an organization in order to accomplish a specific purpose
  • 501(c) organization, a tax-exempt non-profit organization, as outlined in the United States Internal Revenue Code
  • Alumni association, an association of former students of a particular university, college, school, fraternity or sorority
  • Professional association (also professional body, professional organization, professional society), a non-profit organization seeking to further a particular profession, the interests of professionals in that field, and public interest