How to Start a Nonprofit Organization in 7 Steps (any state)


By Donny Gamble of, an online resource dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and philanthropists start and grow their organizations. (No vetting has been done by NPC. This post contains affiliate links, and will be compensated if you buy after clicking on the links. Read their review guidelines.)

You probably know of a nonprofit working in a field you care about or advocating for a cause you support.

We all have such issues and causes close to our hearts. Many business people with a mind for positive change set up nonprofits to further their efforts, and in this article we will cover how to start a nonprofit organization.

nonprofit organization is an entity that exists dedicated to a particular cause, rather than dedicated to generating profits for shareholders or owners. 

There are large nonprofits and small nonprofits and they are all working toward a particular public goal.

In this article, I’ll cover:

  • What a nonprofit organization is
  • What nonprofits do and how they work
  • The key steps to setting up a nonprofit organization.

And plenty more. If you’ve ever been curious about starting a nonprofit organization, then read on.


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