How do you start a Nonprofit

Among the most common questions we’re getting is: “How can I begin my own nonprofit organization?” If By using the resources below, we hope that many of your questions will be answered.

These resources are certainly no substitute for legal advice from an attorney familiar with the law of tax-exempt organizations however they will get you on the right path with the right questions to ask.

Nonprofit Management

Your nonprofit management organization includes acquiring as much as possible information. If you use the resources listed here, we think most of your questions will get answered.

Please keep in mind that these resources are not a substitute for any sort of legal advice. Please contact an attorney specialized in tax-exempt organization law. These guidelines will, however, put you on the right track and give you the right tools.

Advocacy and Public Policy Resources
Board Governance Resources
Collaboration Resources
Degree, Certification, & Other Educational Resources
Finance and Tax Reporting Resources
Fundraising Resources
How to Dissolve a Nonprofit
Human Resources
Insurance Resources
Legal Resources
Management Resources
News & Info About the Nonprofit Sector Resources
Strategic Planning Resources
Technology Resources
Volunteerism Resources

The Wisconsin Nonprofits Association is more effective thanks to the generous investments of its many partners. WNA’s Annual Partners and Foundation Partners have provided significant resources which allow the organization to continue to pursue its mission of helping all nonprofits in Wisconsin thrive.