Section 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organizations - An Overview
Usually when people use the term “nonprofit,” they are referring to nonprofits formed under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. These organizations—known as 501(c)(3) nonprofits--must be formed for charitable, educational, scientific, or religious purposes. There are 27 other types of nonprofits that can be formed under other subsections of 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Register Your Nonprofit Before Fundraising Out of State
Thirty-nine states and the District of Columbia require nonprofits that are not exempt to register with a state agency before soliciting contributions from state residents. Basically, the rule is that any nonprofit that makes, or intends to make, a charitable solicitation within a state that requires registration must register with that state.
How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation
Everything you need to form a nonprofit in any state and obtain your federal 510(c)(3) tax-exempt status, including line-by-line instructions for the Form 1023 application.
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Nonprofit Fundraising Registration: The 50 State Guide
This book contains everything you need to know to properly register your nonprofit to fundraise in any state.