Nonprofits

See how your mission can thrive as a nonprofit. Get tips on starting and structuring your organization, filing annual reports, and more.

How to Start a Nonprofit in California

Forming a nonprofit organization in California is a complex process. Be sure you know the procedures for forming a nonprofit and securing tax-exempt…

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Maintaining Tax Exempt Status in a Nonprofit

Keep your tax-exempt status up to date and in compliance, so you can get on with the business you really care about.

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Structuring Your Nonprofit: the Differences Between Incorporation and LLC

Founders of small nonprofits are increasingly turning to LLC business structures rather than incorporating. Here's why it makes sense—and how to do…

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10 Tips for Starting a Nonprofit Business

If you want to start a nonprofit, you'll need to research and fine-tune your idea, get feedback from the right sources, and take concrete steps to…

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How Do I Get Started with My Nonprofit Application?

Starting a nonprofit can seem like a long and complicated process, and indeed, some of the steps involved in starting and running a nonprofit…

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What Are the Duties of a Nonprofit President?

If you want to head up a nonprofit corporation, know that you'll have some serious added responsibilities. It's a rewarding role—but a real challenge…

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Unincorporated Nonprofit Association vs. Nonprofit Corporation

If you've formed an unincorporated association for the purpose of doing public good, incorporating as a nonprofit corporation or applying for IRS tax…

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How to Write a Nonprofit Business Plan

While a nonprofit business plan is similar to that of a for-profit company, it has a few important differences, including the need for a fundraising…

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Filing a Nonprofit Annual Report for Your Organization

Although a nonprofit organization is not required to file annual reports, the document can be an effective tool to showcase your achievements during…

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How to Start a Nonprofit

Starting a successful nonprofit requires a clear mission, doing your research, and preparing a solid business plan.

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