A2Z Filings

Can Anyone Start a Non-Profit Organization?

A person signing a contract

The short answer to the titular question is yes, anyone can start a non-profit, at least in theory. In practice, starting a non-profit is an involved and complicated process that requires effort and commitment. Part of the process involves securing funds, which is easier if you have capital in the bank. However, even without money, […]

How Non-Profits Help Their Communities

Parents and their children doing volunteer work at a charity

Even though non-profits operate a lot like for-profits, many people typically view them as diametrically opposed. For-profits are the largest economic agents in an economy. In contrast, non-profits aren’t as significant and mainly improve their communities and help the disenfranchised. That view is incorrect because non-profits occupy a sizeable amount of the American economy. There […]