Starting A Nonprofit Resources

Starting a new nonprofit organization can be time-consuming, expensive ... and unnecessary.  Before you jump in, review the tools available to help you plan and prepare.

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How to Start a Nonprofit in California

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Starting a new nonprofit organization can be time-consuming, expensive ... and unnecessary.  Before you jump in, review the tools available to help you plan and prepare.


 

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The Foundation Center offers a tutorial  which describes 12 tasks you will need to accomplish as part of the process of establishing a nonprofit organization.  MORE>


With new nonprofit agencies being formed every day, competition for funding and volunteers is stiffer than ever.  If you have done your homework and determined that your community is lacking the services you plan to provide, you may want to purchase an inexpensive kit for starting a California nonprofit.  You can find it at Nolo Press.


During the time you are setting up your organization, you may want to establish a fund at the High Desert Community Foundation.  Assuming you are engaged in a truly charitable activity, this will allow you to operate under their tax exempt status and collect donations during your start-up phase.  There is an application process and fees.  You can contact them at: 760-242-8877 or http://www.hdcfoundation.org.