Nonprofit Startup

18
Sep

5 Types of Nonprofit Startup Grants to Fund Your Mission

You already know that starting a nonprofit takes dedication and hard work. The entire process of registering and funding a brand new nonprofit organization might feel overwhelming, but there are plenty of resources out there to help guide and support you through the process. Startup grants are one major source of support for new nonprofits. In the for-profit business world,

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27
Apr

6 Tips for Writing a Perfect Nonprofit Mission Statement

A nonprofit’s mission statement is incredibly important, perhaps more important than even most experienced nonprofit professionals realize. Your nonprofit’s mission statement represents its guiding vision, its tagline, its funding pitch, and its broader purpose all in one or two short sentences. Sound like a lot for one statement to accomplish? It is. That’s why so much thought should go into

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26
Apr

The 501(c)(3) Application Process: 7 Tips to Get Started

Receiving tax-exempt 501(c)(3) status from the IRS is one of the most important steps in starting your nonprofit organization. Official recognition as a nonprofit not only means tax exemption, it also allows your donors to deduct any contributions they make to your cause. This will become a major marketing point as your organization grows and attracts larger donations. Applying for

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19
Apr

Starting a Nonprofit Org: Raise Money Now [Free Checklist]

If you’ve decided to start a nonprofit, congratulations! You’re about to embark on a fulfilling journey with an incredible purpose: to do good things in this world. Working in nonprofits is extremely rewarding, but founding your own organization can be a major challenge. Building an effective, long-lasting organizational structure takes determination and planning— and the right tools. Yet being fully

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