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For organizations projecting donations of less than $100k in any of initial three years
...includes all Enterprise Startup elements, plus 1 Year Training & Coaching and Next Year's State & Federal Compliance
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We believe it shouldn’t be hard to do good - and that nobody should feel self-doubt and confusion when starting a nonprofit organization.
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"Starting a 501(c)3 an be a long and expensive process, but I found a huge shortcut to start faster and easier than previously possible with InstantNonprofit."
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Global DJ & Entertainer, San Diego
You guys were the subject matter experts and you have a proven track record in starting a 501(c)3 and making the process easier for everyone. It allowed us to have more confidence in getting started and reaching out and working with people.
LeRoi Catlin | Founder & President
Fresh Vision Group, Chicago's South Side
I was gonna give up and I was completely confused. I didn’t have the money to pay lawyers, then I found you guys and it almost looked too good to be true. This was a great experience and you walked me through the entire process!
Chystal Pate | Founder & President
Healing & Hope, Texas
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Frequently Asked Questions
InstantNonprofit offers basic fundraising training & resources, 100% free upon purchase of one of our 501(c)3 Formation packages.
We also offer professional fundraising training through a long-time partner, who raises tens of millions for a broad array of causes.
Finally, we have a growing list of vetted grant writers who are available for introductions.
Some customers approach InstantNonprofit for our services, hoping that they can utilize an LLC or other entity formed independently prior to engaging us.
It’s important to note that the LLC entity type is not compatible with a 501(c)3 nonprofit; if you mistakenly started an LLC for the purpose of taking a step toward starting a nonprofit, it will need to be dissolved (we can help with this).
The correct type of entity is the Nonprofit Corporation (called a Non-Stock corporation in Virginia).
It's also important to note that even in cases where the correct entity type was filed, there is also required addenda (Purpose and Dissolution Clause), without which the IRS will reject your application.
If you filed a Nonprofit Corporation but failed to add the required language prior to starting with us, don't worry! We'll carefully examine your documents and file the proper amendment at no charge (not including government fees).
Also any EIN that is or was assigned to another entity at any time is NOT able to be applied to your new nonprofit - a new one must be obtained.
The BEST thing to do is NOTHING - it's usually better to start fresh with InstantNonprofit - because we do it all FOR you!
Yes, you may choose to be reimbursed (your nonprofit can pay you back after it raises funds or receives a grant), or you can choose to write it off as a charitable donation on your personal or business income taxes.
Keep receipts for such expenditures, and it's wise to create a paper trail, such as an invoice or acknowledgement of the expense provided by the nonprofit to the source of funds.
The IRS has created two paths to 501(c)3 tax-exempt status based on expected donations:
- Organizations confident that they will raise more than $50,000 in the current tax year, or any of the following two tax years (these qualify for our Enterprise Plan)
- One for organizations with expected donations below $50,000/year (or do not have a clear path to exceed that amount (these qualify for our Express Plan)
About 88% of our customers qualify for Express, while the other 12% choose Enterprise. The IRS 501(c)3 designation is the same.
If you choose the Express Plan and then exceed your wildest fundraising dreams, there is no penalty, and you do not have to re-file a thing! You will simply report your donations to the IRS in the following year as normal.
Your investment in service fees and government filing fees is visible on the following page when you click "get started".
Yes. You can build a strategic partnership with your for-profit and nonprofit, however, your nonprofit will be set up as it’s own entity and operate separately from your for-profit.
While the Enterprise package is designed for larger organizations that anticipate donations exceeding $50,000 in years 1, 2 or 3, and the Express is for organizations expeting to fall below $50,000, there are no penalties for Express customers who exceed those numbers.
The IRS does not come back and make you file another application. You simply must report your revenues on the appropriate 990 tax form.