Start-up guides

  • Citizen Media Law Project

    Forming a Nonprofit Corporation in New York

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

  • Harbor Business Compliance

    How to Start a Non-Profit Organization in New York

    If you’re looking to start a New York nonprofit organization, you’re in the right place. This guide will help you file formation documents, get tax identification numbers and exemptions, and obtain authority to solicit donations.

  • Hurwit & Associates

    How to Start a Non-Profit Organization in New York

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

  • Nonprofit New York

    How to Start a Nonprofit

    Helpful links in their Knowledge Center related to starting a nonprofit in New York.

  • New York Council of Nonprofits

    Starting a Nonprofit

    Provides a quick lists of helpful links for starting a nonprofit in New York state. The council also supports new nonprofits needing help with issues such as board development, financial management and legal assistance.

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