Starting a nonprofit in Oregon

Starting a nonprofit organization in Oregon is governed by Chapter 65 of the Oregon revised statutes. Scope of the Act The provisions of this chapter are applicable to starting of – Religious Organizations, Public benefit organizations (as defined under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code) or a Mutual benefit organization (also called – Private […]

Starting a nonprofit in Oklahoma

Starting a nonprofit organization in Oklahoma is governed by Oklahoma General Corporation Act. (Title 18, Section 1001). Eligibility for starting a nonprofit organization in Oklahoma 1) The minimum number of incorporators required to form a not-for- profit organization in Oklahoma is 3. Incorporators may or may not be residents or domicile of Oklahoma. Other than […]

Starting a nonprofit in Ohio

Starting a nonprofit organization in Ohio is governed by Chapter 1702 of the Ohio statutes titled “Nonprofit corporation law”. Steps involved in starting a nonprofit organization in Ohio Step 1. Choosing a name for nonprofit organization Ohio rules does not require a nonprofit organization to use corporate designators like ‘Co.’,’Corp.’,’Ltd.’ etc in its name. Two […]

Starting a nonprofit in North Dakota

Starting a nonprofit organization in North Dakota is governed by chapter 10-33 of the North Dakota Century Code. Eligibility for starting a nonprofit organization in North Dakota 1) The application for incorporating a nonprofit organization in North Dakota must be moved by one or more incorporators, who must be at least 18 years of age. […]

IRS prescribed Article of Incorporation clauses for Section 501(c)(3) tax exempt recognition

To be eligible for tax-exempt recognition under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, a nonprofit organization must be organized and operated exclusively for “exempt purposes” as prescribed by IRS. Exempt purposes as defined by IRS The purposes declared as exempt purposes in section 501(c)(3) are charitable, educational, religious, scientific, literary, fostering national or international […]