Starting a Non-Profit Organization
Do you want to start a Non-Profit, but aren’t sure where to begin?
At McCormick Law & Consulting, our team is full of passionate people who want to help establish, grow, and sustain your organization. We are dedicated to providing turnkey solutions for all of your Non-Profit needs through an efficient and streamlined process.
First consider the purpose you have in mind for establishing a Non-Profit. Will you provide a good or service? Will you serve a particular population or demographic? Is this a solo operation or do you wish to expand the project? Will you partner with other businesses? Is your organization better suited as an alternate entity, or is the Non-Profit the perfect fit?
These are some of many issues to consider before diving into Non-Profit formation, and we would love to discuss and solve them with you!
The Set-Up Process
Next, you must establish your Non-Profit with the state. In Virginia, Non-Profits are governed by Title 13.1, Chapter 10 of the Virginia Code, while in North Carolina, Chapter 55A of North Carolina General Statues controls. Luckily, the process in both states is very similar and we can guide you through it.
The list below reviews the general steps while highlighting key distinctions across both states:
In addition to getting your Non-Profit up and running, we can assist you in maintaining your Non-Profit throughout its lifetime. Consider a few of the most important ongoing requirements:
If you are interested in starting a Non-Profit, we can help ensure it starts with the right foundation and remains compliant with state and federal law.
Contact us today to start!
Also, take a look at a couple of our articles and videos related to establishing and growing your organization:
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