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Applying for 501c3

 1. Appoint the Organization’s Officers and Governing Board


2. Develop the Organization’s Mission Statement


3. Apply for Non-profit Corporation Status

  • complete Non-profit Corporation Articles of Incorporation form (include 501 c 3 attachment)
  • filling fee of $25 must accompany the form
Articles of Incorporation Form


4. Establish By-laws which include the following:

  • membership/terms
  • officers, their duties and terms
  • the organization’s fiscal year


5. Complete Form SS-4 (Application for Employer Identification Number)

Form SS-4 Application for EIN


6. Complete Form 1023 (Application for Recognition of Exemption)

  • filing fee is either $275 or $600
Form 1023 Application for Recognition of Exemption


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