Types of Nonprofit organizations

Nonprofits are classified differently by different interest groups. However primarily they are classified into two broad categories. Private foundations: An organization that solicits funds and donations from a limited number of members who contribute a major portion of donations to the organization are called private foundations. Private foundations normally do not actively or directly engage […]

Starting an unincorporated non profit organization

History and Background of unincorporated associations Up till 1992, an unincorporated association was governed by common law and a combination of several state statutes. None of the state had dedicated laws governing unincorporated associations. An unincorporated nonprofit organization was not awarded the status of a separate legal entity. It was considered as an aggregate of […]

Sample Article of Incorporation:U.S statewise

The filing division office of all the states, commonwealth and U.S territories have prescribed sample article of incorporation for nonprofit organizations. Caveat The samples provided below confirm to the respective state laws but they MAY or MAY NOT include clauses to comply with requirements specified by the IRS. IRS has prescribed 4 mandatory clauses to […]

Non profit : sample article of incorporation

Articles of Incorporation of (name of nonprofit corporation). The undersigned, a majority of whom are citizens of the United States, desiring to form a Non-Profit Corporation under the Non-Profit Corporation Law of (name of state), do hereby certify: Article I          The Name of the Corporation shall be _________. Article II       The place in this […]