Choosing a Board for Your Nonprofit

The Selection Process For The Board of Directors You have a mission that you are passionate about fulfilling, and you have decided to start a nonprofit organization to do just that. One of the first measures to undertake toward achieving that goal is the selection of the initial Board of Directors for the organization. While […]

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Four Helpful Hints to Grow Your Foundation

Tips for a successful foundation or nonprofit organization Congratulations! You have an amazing idea for making this world a better place. The good news is that starting a charity or foundation is not that hard to do if you have a plan, the right resources, and help from hard working employees and volunteers.  This can […]

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5 Important Facts About the 990 Tax Form

Form 990 Tax Preparation 990 Tax Form knowledge to keep your 501c3 in compliance It’s that time of year again. Everyone is gathering their financial documents and preparing for their annual filing with the IRS. If you’re running a tax-exempt organization, the 990 tax form should be in that mix. Here are five of the […]

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The Critical Steps Before Starting a Non Profit

Knowing everything necessary for the 1023 application You are ready to start a non profit organization, but you are not sure where to begin. The process can be very overwhelming and confusing if you are not properly prepared and do not have quality support. Fortunately there are many places you can go for help and […]

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Nonprofit Does Not Mean Tax Exempt

Understanding the steps to 501(c)(3) A common misconception in the field of philanthropy is the notion that an organization is exempt from paying taxes simply due to the fact that it has been organized as a nonprofit. Unfortunately, with very few exceptions, this particular misunderstanding could leave an organization facing tax debt with both the IRS […]

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4 Must-Know Items for Nonprofit Startup

Helping you establish a nonprofit Being a business executive is difficult, but starting a new business can be so overwhelming that you lose interest altogether. You bog yourself down with the business name and startup costs to the point that you allow the core of your business to be overlooked. Many individuals interested in nonprofit […]

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Top Nonprofit Startup Considerations

Moving forward with nonprofit startup knowledgeably 1)      Do Your Due Diligence: Initial Research:  Is there a need for the mission you are passionate about in your area?  If there is another organization providing the same service, can you partner with them?  Will your organization qualify for 501(c)(3) status, or is another section of 501 tax […]

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