I’m Ready for a 501(c)(3). But am I a Church Startup or a Religious Startup?

So you would like to start a 501(c)(3) organization …..but are unsure whether you are a church startup or a religious startup organization? The terms “church” and “religious” are both used in IRC 501c3 but neither word is specifically defined. The term “church” is also used generically to define all houses of worship, including mosques […]

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4 Must-Know Items for Ministry Startup

Helping you establish a ministry Being a pastor or ministry leader is difficult, but starting a new organization can be so overwhelming that you lose the vision altogether. You bog yourself down with the ministry name and startup costs to the point that you allow the core of your organization to be overlooked. Many individuals […]

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Top Nonprofit Startup Considerations

Moving forward with nonprofit startup knowledgeably 1)      Do Your Due Diligence: Initial Research:  Is there a need for the mission you are passionate about in your area?  If there is another organization providing the same service, can you partner with them?  Will your organization qualify for 501(c)(3) status, or is another section of 501 tax […]

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