Hire a law firm to launch a nonprofit for a flat fee.
M.G. Morris Law, P.C., offers a nonprofit startup service for a flat fee of $495 (plus federal and state filing fees). The service includes:
Consultation with a nonprofit attorney to discuss whether nonprofit status makes sense for your plans.
Federal and state name searches (plus trademark search) to see if there are other organizations with similar names (or registered marks).
Draft, review, and finalize articles of incorporation tailored to establish a nonprofit corporation and designed to satisfy IRS requirements for tax exemption.
File articles of incorporation.
Use of the firm as your registered agent for one year.
Consultation with a nonprofit attorney to discuss your choices of initial board members and operating procedures.
Draft and finalize organization bylaws.
Draft, finalize, and file federal request for employer ID number (EIN).
Draft conflict of interest policy and executive compensation policy.
Draft, finalize, and file federal application for Section 501(c) determination.
Draft simple employee handbook and volunteer liability waiver.
Comparable flat fees from companies that are not law firms can cost $2,200 and do not include all of the services above. Services of online form generation services do not include all of the services above, and can cost as much as $1,000, with additional attorney consultations costing more.
To discuss whether the firm's flat fee nonprofit startup package is right for you, schedule a free consultation using the link below.