You must incorporate the nonprofit organization in your particular state, which consists of filing your organization’s articles of incorporation with the state. It is important that your organizing documents contain the required language and specific clauses, such as a detailed exempt purpose statement, to ensure that your nonprofit will meet the requirements to qualify for Federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. If you choose to incorporate your nonprofit through IncFile, you only need to complete the online order form. IncFile will prepare and file your organizing documents.
Articles in this section
- What are the Differences Between Officers, Directors and Shareholders?
- Am I Required to Hold Corporate Meetings?
- How is a Corporation Managed?
- Is “Nonprofit” the Same as “Tax-Exempt”?
- How many Directors or Officers are Nonprofit Corporations required to have?
- May a Nonprofit Corporation Pay Compensation to its Officers, Directors and/or Employees?
- Where Should I Form my Nonprofit Corporation?
- How do I Choose a Name for my Nonprofit Corporation?
- What Steps Need to be Taken to Form a Nonprofit Corporation?
- What is a Nonprofit Corporation?