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The National Council of Nonprofits produces and curates tools, resources, and samples for nonprofits. View the most recent additions, browse by category or tag, or search for the specific information you are looking for below.

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Boards and Governance

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Once you have received your determination letter from the IRS, the real work begins.



Having a board with diverse perspectives is critically important.

As noted in prior steps, the National Council of Nonprofits does not provide legal assistance for organizations seeking assistance with their application for tax-exemption.

Once you have a solid foundation for your organization, it is time to begin the process of incorporation.

Once you have determined the need for a new nonprofit and put core plans in place, you will next need to build the structure for your organization.

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