Nonprofit Organizations Guide
- eBooks About Nonprofits
There are a number of eBooks about nonprofits in the Library’s collection; search by subject or keyword “nonprofit.”
- Attorney General’s Office Registration
By law most charitable organizations and professional fundraisers must register with the Attorney General’s office. Instructions and forms may be downloaded here.
- Creating a Nonprofit in Missouri
Step by step directions on creating a 501(c) (3) corporation by the University of Missouri Extension, Community Development Program.
- Idealist.org: Find Nonprofit Organizations
A nonprofit site where people and organizations exchange resources and ideas and locate opportunities and supporters.
- Missouri Department of Economic Development
Offers a checklist for forming a nonprofit corporation in Missouri.
- Tax Information for Charities and Other Nonprofits
Information provided by the IRS on the registration & filing requirements for establishing nonprofit organizations.
- Catalog of Federal Grants
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance is the source for federal grants to state and local governments, organizations and individuals, plus information on how to apply and how to write a grant proposal.
- Foundation Center
Private philanthropy funding source, with guides to proposal writing, budgeting basics or grants for individuals in arts, writers, students, etc. (The Foundation Directory Online Search section of the site can be used at DBRL libraries; ask staff for assistance.)
- The Grantsmanship Center
Free access to funding sources in each state plus information on upcoming training programs for grant seekers. Register for free access to daily grant announcements from the Federal Register. Workshops and publications are fee-based.