Start-up guides

  • Digital Media Law Project

    Forming a Nonprofit Corporation in Michigan

    Resources for state-specific information on forming a nonprofit organization.

  • NEW: Solutions for Nonprofits

    Guide for Nonprofit Start-up

    Downloadable ebook, available for a fee, has step-by-step information to set up a Michigan nonprofit. The guide includes recommended lawyers and accountants, instructions for incorporating, and state and federal forms that new nonprofits must complete. It also includes a mission statement worksheet, information on writing a business plan and a bylaws template.

  • Harbor Business Compliance

    How to Start a Nonprofit Organization in Michigan

    This guide will help you file formation documents, obtain tax identification numbers, and register for fundraising in the state of Michigan.

  • Hurwit & Associates

    Starting a Michigan Nonprofit Organization

    Links and information on initial filings for forming a nonprofit organization in Michigan.

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