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Starting a Nonprofit Organization in Georgia

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Step 3: Explore this round-up of some excellent resources that can help you get answers to frequently asked questions, evaluate readiness, and develop a plan to move forward.

Start by reviewing the How do I Start a Nonprofit? knowledgebase from Foundation Center's Grantspace, which provides a checklist and FAQ here.

Explore start-up resources specifically for starting a nonprofit in Georgia here.

Take the Foundation Center's Nonprofit Startup Assessment to help you assess your readiness to start a nonprofit, and direct you to resources to build your skills and knowledge as a founder. 

Georgia Lawyers for the Arts hosts a monthly seminar on the Form 1023 application. Check the schedule here.

Pro Bono Partnership / Atlanta has many free webcasts and articles on a variety of topics pertaining to starting a nonprofit here.

Foundation Center South regularly offers a free class on starting a nonprofit. Check the schedule here.

Carefully review the IRS filing application so you are aware of all the legal implications of operating a nonprofit.

GCN provides complimentary access to extensive online resources that can help you understand the many facets of running a nonprofit. Explore by topic, starting here.

Sign up here and you'll be subscribed to receive GCN's monthly enewsletters.

GCN's Nonprofit University offers an extensive curriculum of certificate seriesleadership programs, and Development Institute, to meet nonprofit professional training needs on all levels. Explore our program calandar here.

When you've set up your nonprofit, we invite you to consider the many benefits of GCN Membership.

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