ABC of Fundraising for startup nonprofits

Fund raising is both an art and a science.It is an art to the extent that its effectiveness depends on the creativity of the fund raisers. However it is a science because fund raising has really evolved into a complex system with the development of new and creative instruments for fund raising. This series 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 […]

Nonprofit corporations: applicable state laws

Most of the states in the U.S.A have adopted provisions from one or both of these two laws – Model Nonprofit Corporation Act,1964 ( Revised in 1987). Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Association Act,1996. The title and reference number for each states nonprofit corporation act are as follows – State Law Locator/ Key Phrase Alabama Chapter 3 […]

Starting a Nonprofit Organization in Wyoming

Starting a Nonprofit Organization in Wyoming is governed by title 17 chapter 19 of Wyoming Laws titled Wyoming Nonprofit corporation act. Eligibility for Starting a Nonprofit Organization in Wyoming 1) Incorporator: One or more person can act as the incorporator of the nonprofit organization. The incorporator is primary responsible for drafting the organizing documents and […]