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Need advice about starting a 501C3 charitable organization


David Bisignani Youngstown, OH

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for the great tips and advice on turning my for-profit micro-business into a non-profit organization. I appreciate all of the information and you have opened my eyes to the possibilities. Thank you so much!

30 August 2021 2 replies Small Business



Michael Sirmon Springfield, MO

David - The process for becoming 501C3 is not overly complicated. The biggest issues surround identifying the purpose of the organization and building your charter. Everything after that closely follows the IRS documentation and submission process. I have found local attorneys to be very helpful in providing pro-bono assistance. Have you researched yet to determine if you qualify for 501-C3 classification?


ACP AdvisorNet Staff New York, NY

Glad you found the tips advice from your previous question to be helpful, David! Best of luck with your non-profit, and remember to use AdvisorNet again for any questions or networking needs you may have!

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