Legal

501(c)(3) Prohibited Activities

Welcome to the course! There are fundamental differences between a for-profit business and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax-exempt organization. A few very prominent differences are ownership, transparency, and IRS regulations. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit is unique because it is not an entity that can be “owned.” It is exempt from tax on income generating activities that further …

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Finding and Retaining Volunteers

About the Course Volunteers are a fundamental part of our American fabric, and they play an important role in our community. Volunteer activities can include anything from caring for children, feeding the homeless, and rescuing animals to protecting our natural resources and environment. Unfortunately, many nonprofit organizations are not utilizing the help and support of …

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Starting a Nonprofit

Welcome to the course! Starting a nonprofit 501(c)(3) is not a decision to be taken lightly. There are additional rules and regulations that are imposed on the nonprofit tax-exempt organization because it is a public organization that may receive public funding to further a charitable mission. This training course was written to provide accurate information …

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Nonprofit Legal Compliance

Welcome to the Course! Nonprofit compliance laws are put in place on the state and federal level to protect the public and ensure nonprofit organizations do not abuse their financial advantages. The most notable advantages include exemption from federal and state taxes, and access to grants. About the Course This course presents state and federal compliance information that …

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