Resources and Instructions on starting a nonprofit organization
This page is the directory for major instructions and articles on starting a nonprofit organization resources on this website. Hopefully this makes it easier so you can see all the steps on one page and you can open them in different tabs to follow along. Although these starting a nonprofit organization resources are accessible from the top navigation menu, this page helps the special need users who are blind and are using text readers. Enjoy.
- How to start a nonprofit 501c3 by yourself in 7 steps from incorporation to 501c3 application submission to IRS. You CAN start a nonprofit by yourself and here I go over all the steps, costs, and everything you would want to know.
- Learning how to start a Private Foundation and its differences with a Public Charity organization, it’s downsides and tax benefits for family members. We also look at why you should probably stay away from private foundation status.
- A very important and easy guide on how to incorporate a 501c3 nonprofit organization by yourself without paying nonprofit incorporation service companies’ fees. Simple, Fast, & Free.
- A complete guide on how to write your nonprofit Articles of Incorporation using my template & sample for starting any kind of 501c3 nonprofit organization including churches.
- An in-depth look at what’s involved in drafting a nonprofit bylaws using my bylaws template, what should be included, and how to avoide mistakes in preparing your nonprofit bylaws.
- Nonprofit Conflict of Interest Policy template & sample for starting a 501c3 organization & how to write and adopt your nonprofit Conflict of Interest Policy.
- Nonprofit Employer Identification Number EIN is required for filing the form 1023. EIN is a 9 digit code that IRS assigns to nonprofit 501c3 organizations. Here I explain how to get your EIN and the cost of it.
- What is Form 1023 EZ? What you need to know, and its qualifications. DO NOT use the form 1023-EZ to start a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization until you read this article.
- Nonprofit Fiscal Sponsorship or having a 501c3 Fiscal Sponsor is the act of operating a nonprofit project under the umbrella of an established 501c3 tax-exempt organization without the need for applying for tax exemption for a short term.
- How to establish an American Nonprofit 501c3 Friends of Organization to support a foreign charity, its pitfalls, IRS requirements, and whether you can apply.
- What you need to know for Retroactive Reinstatement of nonprofit 501c3 exemption status using the Form 1023 if your exemption status was revoked automatically by the IRS.