How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation National Edition

Author: Anthony Mancuso
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323898
Format: PDF, Mobi
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How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation breaks down what can be the complicated process of forming a nonprofit corporation into simple steps that anyone can follow. Whether you want to form an arts group, a social service agency, or an environmental organization, this book will give you the guidance you need to form a nonprofit corporation in your state and obtain federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status from the IRS.

How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation National Edition

Author: Anthony Mancuso
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413318975
Format: PDF, Docs
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The process of becoming a tax exempt organization may appear intimidating, but with How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation, you can do it quickly, easily, and with confidence. This bestselling book includes complete instructions for obtaining federal 501(c)(3) tax exemption and for qualifying for public charity status with the IRS. It will help you: . complete an IRS tax exemption application . prepare articles of incorporation . write the bylaws of your nonprofit . fill in minutes of the organizational meeting . understand your state’s specific nonprofit requirements This edition is completely updated to reflect the latest changes in the law, and includes contact information for finding updated state specific instructions. You'll also get information on new online services and options related to forming your nonprofit. Plus, all the forms you need are included in this complete guide. Forms are available to download at nolo.com.

Indiana Do Your Own Nonprofit

Author: Dr Kitty Bickford
Publisher: Chalfant Eckert Publishing
ISBN: 9781633080300
Format: PDF, ePub
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"How will your nonprofit idea make the world a better place? Whose lives will you change? What are you waiting for?" This book includes up to the minute coverage, including IRS Form 1023-EZ that became effective July 1, 2014. Designed to give you just what you need to move from one task to the next in logical order, you can get most of the process completed in a weekend if you get serious about it, especially if you are a brand new organization just getting started. It couldn't be easier or faster. Clear your calendar, roll up your sleeves and get to work. Success is just ahead! A straight shot to IRS approval in orderly steps with no guesswork including: Step by step guidance Specific state requirements EXACT Mandatory IRS language Line by line coverage of IRS Form 1023 and all schedules Interactive Form i1023 and the NEW Form 1023-EZ Reinstatement after automatic revocation Free access to dozens of approved IRS packages and narratives Templates for Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws including mandatory IRS clauses

Starting Building a Nonprofit

Author: Peri Pakroo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323588
Format: PDF, Mobi
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During hard economic times, nonprofits are more important than ever. Here, learn how to create and nurture a nonprofit that will serve your vital mission, whether supporting the arts, rescuing a school library, protecting the environment, or making a difference in another important way. With practical advice, legal information, tips and step-by-step instructions, this essential guide will help you get your nonprofit up and running—and keep it going! Starting & Building a Nonprofit explains how to: develop a strategic plan and budget recruit and manage board members, employees and volunteers market your organization to your target audience raise money online through crowdfunding and other sites build a website and use social media and networking sites adopt policies that are legally sound and much more. Whether you are dreaming of starting a nonprofit or are already in the trenches, Starting & Building a Nonprofit will help your organization make a real difference in the world.

Nonprofit Kit For Dummies

Author: Stan Hutton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119280087
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Help your nonprofit thrive Need practical advice on running a nonprofit? No problem! Packed with the latest tips and techniques on starting and managing a charitable organization, this easy-to-follow guide offers everything you need to help your nonprofit endure the ups and downs of the economy. From applying for your tax exemption to raising money to pay for your programs, it covers it all. So get ready to bring in the bucks — and enjoy watching your nonprofit prosper. Write a mission statement Craft a compelling pitch Raise money online Apply for grants Get the word out Adapt in hard times Prepare a solid budget Project cash flow

Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization

Author: Cheryl Kimball
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
ISBN: 1613082657
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Whether you want to serve a community need, assist citizens, or advocate for animals—your aspiration is a noble one and likely an ideal mission for a nonprofit organization. The experts at Entrepreneur show you how to turn your desire for change into a successful—and satisfying—business. This indispensable guide helps you determine if your business idea is nonprofit or for-profit, understand and identify their business mission and vision, staff and run a lean operation, select and manage a board of directors, manage finances to the satisfaction of the IRS, find a location and set up shop, master fundraising, use social media and other cost-effective outreach, and manage sustainability and growth. All startup steps are supported by insider knowledge from successful entrepreneurs, dollar-stretching tips, missteps to avoid, resources, and more.

Strategic Communications for Nonprofits

Author: Kathy Bonk
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470443286
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This is a new edition of Strategic Communications for Nonprofits, which was first published in 1999. It is an up-dated, nuts-and-bolts guide to helping nonprofits design and implement successful communications strategies. The book offers a unique combination of step-by-step guidance on effective media relations and assistance in constructing and developing an overall communications strategy aimed at creating social or policy change. It first explains the basic principles of a strategic communications strategy that will define the target audiences you need to reach and tells how to develop the messages and messengers you use to reach them. The book then goes on to address specific issues like earning good media coverage, building partnerships to increase available resources, handling a crisis, and more. This second edition builds on the earlier work and includes new case studies, new trends in media and branding, ethnic media issues, and trends in technology.

Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards

Author: Richard T. Ingram
Publisher: BoardSource, Inc.
ISBN: 1586861069
Format: PDF
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Designed to help nonprofit board members and senior staff, "The six books address all of the fundamental elements of service common to most boards, including board member responsibilities, how to structure the board in the most efficient manner, and how to accomplish governance work in the spirit of the mission of the organization."--Pg. 2 of Book 1.