Start-up guides

  • Texas Community Building with Attorney Resources [PDF]

    Forming a Nonprofit Tax-Exempt Corporation in Texas

    Provides detailed guidance on creating a nonprofit corporation in Texas and the state laws and regulations governing exempt organizations.

  • Harbor Business Compliance

    How to Start a Non-Profit Organization in Texas

    If you’re looking to start a Texas nonprofit organization, you’re in the right place. This guide will help you file formation documents, get set up for taxes, and obtain authority to solicit donations.

  • East Texas Center for Nonprofits

    Starting a Nonprofit Checklist

    This checklist offers helpful links and important questions to consider for anyone thinking of starting a nonprofit in the area. It also offers a link to register for an orientation session about starting a nonprofit.

  • Austin Community College Center for Nonprofit Studies

    Starting a Nonprofit in Texas: The Overall Process

    This page provides basic steps for starting a nonprofit and a variety of helpful links, including a link to a recorded webinar about starting a Texas nonprofit.

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