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America's First Choice for Nonprofit Startup and Compliance

When Foundation Group launched in 1995, we were the first specialty firm in America dedicated exclusively to starting nonprofits and helping them to stay compliant with state and federal regulations.

20 years later, we're still going strong!  In fact, our client base continues to grow exponentially every year...and we've never been more committed to bringing our clients the expertise they need to see their vision come to pass.  Simply put, we love what we do and we're passionate about doing it with excellence!

We were the first...and we've never stopped leading!  Call us and see why we are America's first choice for nonprofit startup and compliance services.

Form 1023 must be filed by mail.

The IRS produced a beta-software program for Form 1023, dubbed Cyber-Assistant, that would print machine-readable, bar-coded pages. This was widely seen as a precursor to e-filing. Foundation Group was a partner in the beta test efforts. Although the proposed 2010 release of Cyber-Assistant had already been announced by the IRS, the plug was pulled on the project in mid-April 2010. No plans for an alternative have been announced.

Form 1023-EZ, on the other hand, can only be filed online through Form 1023-EZ is a more streamlined method for smaller nonprofits seeking 501(c)(3) status, which greatly decreased the time it usually takes to get IRS approval. Not all purposes or activities qualify for this process.

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Successfully Starting a New Nonprofit
  • Defining Your Nonprofit's Purpose
  • Nonprofit Ownership
  • Board of Directors
  • Executive Compensation
  • Fundraising & Compliance Basics
Start a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit
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Understanding IRS Form 990
  • What is this Filing?
  • Which Version do I File?
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Understanding Charitable Solicitations
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  • Website Donations
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