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Exempt Organizations Office of the IRS
Offers Virtual Workshop and web-based mini-courses to help nonprofits establish and maintain tax exempt status.

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Establishing a Nonprofit Organization - (Available in English and Spanish)


Webinar Series for Nonprofit Startup Organizations - Topics include:
(Free resource. Session times vary.)

  • Legal Essentials of Starting a Nonprofit Organization
  • Board and Governance Issues for Startup Organizations
  • Defining Mission and Vision
  • Effective Program Development for Startup Organizations
  • First Fundraising Strategies for Startup Organizations


  • View a complete list and price information for online training opportunities available from the Foundation Center.


    Websites


    South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations


    USA.gov for Nonprofits: Official Information and Services from the U.S. Government


    IRS.gov "Charities and Nonprofits" information


    Public Charites section of the South Carolina Secretary of State website


    GuideStar
    Database with information on over 1.8 million U.S. nonprofit organizations.

    National Center for Charitable Statistics
    National clearinghouse of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States


    Books Available for Checkout



    How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation
    346.064 Mancuso

    Nonprofits 101: A Guide for Staff and Board Members of New and Smaller Charitable [501(c) (3)] Nonprofits
    346.064 Nonprofits

    Starting & Building a Nonprofit: A Practical Guide
    346.064 Pakroo

    Start and Grow Your Faith-Based Nonprofit: Answering Your Call in the Service of Others
    658.1148 Esau

    Fundraising for Dummies
    361.706 Mutz

    Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits: Real World Strategies That Work
    658.15224 Bray

    Fundraising for Social Change
    361.706 Klein

    Essential Principles for Fundraising Success: An Answer Manual for the Everyday Challenges of Raising Money
    658.15224 Alexander

    Hank Rosso’s Achieving Excellence in Fund Raising
    658.15224 Rosso

    How to Write Successful Fundraising Letters
    658.15224 Warwick

    Bookkeeping for Nonprofits: A Step-by-Step Guide to Nonprofit Accounting
    657.2 Dropkin

    Nonprofit Meetings, Minutes & Records: How to Run Your Nonprofit Corporation So You Don’t Run into Trouble
    658.456 Mancuso

    Doing Good Even Better: How to Be an Effective Board Member of a Nonprofit Organization
    658.422 Stoesz

    Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High Impact Nonprofits
    658.048 Crutchfield