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… Read More

The top 5 problems faced by start up nonprofits and how to overcome them

Those starting a nonprofit organization are often found struggling  with the following 5 issues – 1) Fund raising Funds is a major concern area for start up organizations. An organization cannot raise funds till it has the state… Read More

Availing nonprofit standard mail rates

Nonprofit organizations can avail of reduced rates of Standard Mail postage offered by the United States Postal Service (USPS) by applying for Nonprofit Standard Mail rates. The authorization applies nationwide, if the application is approved. Contents eligible to… Read More

501(c)(3) exemption : eligibility

There are 3 eligibility criteria fixed by IRS for granting of 501(c)(3) exemption. I) Organized – The organization must either be a corporation, trust, or unincorporated association which must be evidenced by its organizing document which could be… Read More

Careers in nonprofit organizations

While small organizations do not employ a lot of people, the larger ones employ several specialists. Some of the common entry level careers offered in a nonprofit organization include – Administrator, program coordinators, campaign organizers, communications organizer, community… Read More