-1023EZ (Short Form): http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i1023ez.pdf
-1023 (Long Form): http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1023.pdf
Better Business Bureau of Southern Piedmont/Charlotte: http://www.bbb.org/charlotte/charities-donors - The Better Business Bureau reviews charities against 20 Standards for Charity Accountability to provide donors with information to make charitable giving decisions.
Charlotte, NC - SCORE - www.charlotte.score.org
CPCC and most Community College offer free 'nonprofit classes' in their Small Business Centers or Evening Adult Education Classes.
Council of Foundations: www.cof.org
DONOR SOFTWARE 2016
Keeping track of donations and donor information is very important for nonprofits (of any size).
Many nonprofits are always looking for the perfect CRM(Customer relationship management ) to purchase in order to managing a company's interaction with current and future customers.
Here are a few websites to help you make your decision. We are not recommending any one particular product as each of you has a different need. Best you make this decision!
Foundation online (grant research): https://fconline.foundationcenter.org (available at major library centers)
Management Help http://managementhelp.org
Library online providing great resources on how to manage and set up your Board of Directors and base ministry.
National Center for Charitable Statistics: http://nccs.urban.org/faq/
Solicitation License: Did you know that 40 States require charities to obtain a license to solicit contributions. This applies to nonprofits, consultants and Event Planners. This license us renewable every year.
North Carolina - https://www.secretary.state.nc.us/csl/Licensing.aspx
South Carolina - http://www.sos.sc.gov/Public_Charities
USING THE INTERNET: Just a suggestions, please be cautious of what you take off the internet.. Check the date articles and information and confirm validity of the author before implementing the model or procedure you have researched. Our website information is checked frequently and is current as of 2016.
Consulting for Start Up Nonprofits