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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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Ethics & Accountability

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Annual reports can be used to highlight a nonprofit’s mission and impact, thank volunteers and supporters, and make a case for donating to the organization.

Transparency inspires confidence.

In return for its favored tax-status, a charitable nonprofit promises the federal government that it will not engage in “political campaign activity” and if it does, IRS...

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

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.

Tax-exempt nonprofits are required to provide copies, upon request, of their three most recently filed annual information returns (IRS Form 990) and their application for tax-exemption.

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