What Are The Alternatives To A Nonprofit?

ALTERNATIVES TO A NONPROFIT CORPORATION If the existence of the venture is for a short duration, the nonprofit organization may not be the best structure.  Nonprofits are good for long-term ventures. Alternatives include: (1) Operating as an informal organization under the legal umbrella of an existing charity, also known as fiscal sponsorship; or (2) Forming [...]

What Are The Alternatives To A Nonprofit?2020-03-27T12:40:04-07:00

Can Nonprofits Hire Employees?

EMPLOYEES OF NONPROFITS Many nonprofits hire employees as staff to provide programs, conduct fundraising, maintain accounting, file taxes, and other services.  The nonprofit has the same legal obligations to its employees as any private business corporation, such as prohibitions against discrimination and harassment.  The nonprofit corporation is also obligated to report employee’s income and make [...]

Can Nonprofits Hire Employees?2020-03-27T12:44:22-07:00

Regulation of Nonprofit Organizations

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE REGULATION OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS The California Attorney General is responsible for the regulation of nonprofit organizations for public policy reasons.  The Attorney General represents all the public beneficiaries of charity, who cannot sue in their own right.  Therefore, all charities must register with the Attorney General and the [...]

Regulation of Nonprofit Organizations2020-03-22T12:59:08-07:00

Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation

WHAT ARE MEMBERS OF THE NONPROFIT PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION? Membership for a Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation is optional.  The reasons for providing membership in a nonprofit include: (1) Attract funds through membership, or (2) Establish support in the community.  However, many administrative burdens are associated with forming a membership organization and it is more common [...]

Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation2020-03-20T22:42:39-07:00

Form A Nonprofit Organization

WHAT IS THE PROCESS TO FORM A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION? There are many steps involved to form a nonprofit organization.  In California, a Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation may be formed by completing certain steps.  These include: Name Availability ($10.00 Fee): It is best to check the availability of a particular name for the nonprofit corporation and [...]

Form A Nonprofit Organization2020-03-13T21:40:28-07:00

Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation

https://youtu.be/zg7u3Q_sj4U WHAT IS A NONPROFIT PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION? A Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation must be formed for public or charitable purposes and cannot be formed for private gain of any individual.  Public benefit purposes include organizations such as childcare centers, shelters for homeless people, community health care clinics, museums, hospitals, schools, performing arts groups, [...]

Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation2020-03-09T12:49:40-07:00