Texas Nonprofit Startup: Frequently Asked Questions
The San Antonio Area Foundation is frequently asked questions about forming a 501(c)3. Nonprofit startup can seem daunting. It is important to remember that it is much like starting any other business. Following certain steps and guidelines will facilitate success. We have listed several questions and answers in this section which can help you reach your goals. READ MORE
We also offer a monthly workshop, "To Be or Not To Be a 501(c)(3)" for individuals considering the establishment of a tax-exempt organization. This workshop will cover the basic research needed to start a nonprofit, the required organizational documents and a review of the IRS Form 990. Visit our calendar of events to find the next workshop and register.
Help with Your Assessment Results
The San Antonio Area Foundation launched its Strengthening Nonprofits Grant Initiative in 2011 to help nonprofits address the challenges they face and build the strength of their staff, managers, leaders and ultimately, their organization. This two-step grant process involves taking an organizational assessment, the Core Capacity Assessment Test (CCAT), then applying to the Area Foundation for a grant to take action. READ MORE
Capacity Building Consultants
If your organization is looking to increase your success in areas of sustainability, organizational culture, management, leadership and technical capacity, then our list of Capacity Building Consultants can help you take the first step. These organizations fulfill a variety of roles which can assist the strengthening of your nonprofit. VIEW THE LIST