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5 Reasons You Should Work With a Fundraising Consultant 

Is working with a fundraising consultant right for your nonprofit? Here are five reasons you might want to consider looking into it.
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How Your Nonprofit Can Avoid Revocation of Tax-Exempt Status 

Revocation of tax-exempt status can be devastating to any nonprofit. Learn how this can happen to your organization and how to get your status reinstated if it does.
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Tax Benefits of Setting Up a Foundation 

Setting up a foundation can help your nonprofit or family expand the impact your charitable giving has in the world. Learn about these nonprofits and some of the benefits they offer.
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Understanding the Benefits and Limitations of 501(c)(6) Organizations

If you're considering forming a 501(c)(6), chances are you're already familiar with the major benefits, like tax exemption. But, there's more to it.
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Understanding the Role of a 501(c)(4) Nonprofit Registered Agent 

Every 501(c)(4) nonprofit needs a registered agent. Learn what this role is all about and what you need to know before you appoint a registered agent for your organization.
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How to Use a Trademark Symbol 

How to Use a Trademark Symbol  Building trust and recognition is essential for your nonprofit. Your organization’s name, logo, and slogan are valuable assets that set you apart and resonate with donors. Trademarks provide legal protection for these assets, ensuring you have exclusive ownership of the distinctive elements that identify your brand.  While trademarks themselves…
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How to Search Trademarks 

How to Search Trademarks  Have you poured your heart and soul into building a nonprofit organization? From your catchy name to your impactful logo, every element contributes to your unique brand identity. But just like any valuable asset, it’s essential to safeguard your brand against potential confusion. This is where trademarks come in.  Trademarks are…
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Benefits of Federal Trademark Registration

Benefits of Federal Trademark Registration As a nonprofit, your organization is playing a vital role in shaping a better world. Whether you focus on social justice, environmental causes, or aiding those in need, your impact is undeniable and dependent on those who support your cause. However, it can be challenging to stand out and gain…
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8 Benefits of 501c3 Nonprofit Organizations

8 Benefits of 501c3 Nonprofit Organizations Are you passionate about a cause and eager to make a real difference? Have you considered forming a nonprofit organization to channel your efforts? If so, obtaining a 501c3 designation from the IRS can be a game-changer. This designation unlocks a powerful set of benefits that can empower your…
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How Do You Qualify for 501c3 Status?

How Do You Qualify for 501c3 Status? Whether you’re passionate about environmental conservation, social justice, education, or any other cause, it can be hard to know if your nonprofit organization can qualify for 501c3 status. This is the most common type of nonprofit designation by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and is only extended to…
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How to Gain the Benefits of Trademark Registration for Your Nonprofit

How to Gain the Benefits of Trademark Registration for Your Nonprofit Establishing a strong brand identity is essential for any nonprofit. It fosters trust, and recognition, and goes a long way toward building support. Part of building that identity is establishing a visual and intellectual connection between your organization and those whom you want support…
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What is the TEAS Reduced Fee (RF) Application?

What is the TEAS Reduced Fee (RF) Application? The second type of federal trademark application is the TEAS Reduced Fee (RF application). The TEAS RF is similar to the TEAS Plus application but has fewer requirements: In exchange for meeting these two requirements, the filing fee for the TEAS RF application is only $275. It…
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What is the TEAS Plus application?

What is the TEAS Plus application? Primarily, there are four different application fees based on the type of application you choose. The TEAS Plus application filing fee is $225 per class of goods and or services in the application. This means that if you want to own your name in multiple international classes (categories), you…
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