Help me start a non for profit organization!?

Hi. I am trying to start a non for profit organization but I have never started one before. Could you help me! What necessary paperworks do I have to do? Is it easy or hard? Oh by the way, I am only 21.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    It depends on the type of non profit that you're trying to start. There are plenty of organization out there to help you in your pursuit. Just Google "Non profit start-up" and I think you'll find the help you're looking for. Good luck to you.

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  • tupaj
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    Find a good CPA. He will help you get it set up. Also, arrange to have him do your tax fillings for you.

    A good CPA will allow you to concentrate on the business of your corp and keep your tax standing clean.

    Make sure you understand your tax records because there are a lot of tax related decisions involved in running a corp.

    I suggest you use Quickbooks to keep track of your finances. Organize Quickbooks according to the reporting that your CPA requests.

    Good luck in your new enterprise.

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    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    okay it depends on what sort of non profit but here are some tips.

    1 have a community meeting an find members for your management committee treasurer chairman< this has to be done with a community meeting all members voted onto.

    register as a charity(put add in local paper)

    Also depending on your target group, you would need to find goverment policys for procedures etc.

    you will need to be incorperated etc.

    good luck but it is possible check out other organisations see hoow they did it.

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  • 1 decade ago

    I haven't the slightest idea where to start. The public library or the internet should have information on it for you. Good Luck! :)

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