Starting a Nonprofit 501 (c)(3) in Texas
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Mind map of the process of becoming a Texas Nonprofit corporation and obtaining IRS Section 501 (c)(3) tax exempt determination
Get Ready Get Set: What You Need to Know Before Starting a Nonprofit. C-MAP (California Management Assistance Partnership) (172 KB)
If the Shoe Fits: Nonprofit or For Profit? The Choice Matters. The Roberts Enterprise Development Fund. Dec 2005.
IRS form 1023 (PDF)
IRS form 1023 Instructions (including Sample Conflict of Interest Policy & Glossary of Terms)
Nonprofit Incorporating - The Business Plan by Donald A. Griesmann. May 2005.
Should We Incorporate? Non-Profit Sector Leadership Program, Dalhousie University. 2001.
Starting a Nonprofit Organization to Help Animals by Bonney Brown. Best Friends Animal Society.
Thinking of Forming a Non-Profit? What to Consider Before You Begin. Center for Non-Profit Corporations. 2004.
IRS www.irs.gov/charities/index.html - Discusses procedures, recent revocations, online workshops, and regulations