How to start a nonprofit

How Much Does it Cost to Start a Nonprofit? 501(c)3 Express (VIDEO)

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit Do you know how to start a nonprofit organization? Do you know how much it will cost? Chances are, you’ve had to do some digging to learn the first steps. Inevitably, your research has led you to more questions than … [Read more...]

Our Guarantee, Your Peace of Mind.

Here at Yippiekiyay, we believe that barriers shouldn’t stand in the way of doing good for others.We know starting a nonprofit can be stressful, and we want you to know we’re here to lighten that burden. We aim to give you peace of mind and … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Fundraising Efforts

Fundraising for Your Nonprofit Are you struggling to raise enough funds for your nonprofit? Have you just begun, unsure where to start?A nonprofit executive director is someone who isn’t supposed to get bogged down with the day-to-day details, … [Read more...]

Articles of incorporation: Why It’s Important to Prepare

In order to avoid making paperwork mistakes that lead to costly delays, it’s best to be prepared for every step along the way as you navigate how to start a nonprofit organization. And it starts with your articles of incorporation. This legal … [Read more...]

Part Four of Starting a Nonprofit: How to Choose the Best Board of Directors

Starting Your Nonprofit Sweat equity. That’s how you’ve been putting the pieces of your nonprofit startup together so far. You’re working hard and doing your best to learn all the important details. Things such as filing for a 501(c)3 IRS status, … [Read more...]

Time is Money: Here’s How Yippiekiyay Can Save You Both

When it comes to filing your 501(c)3 application forms for nonprofit status, Yippiekiyay can help you do it faster—which will save you both precious time and money. Our team has years of practical, hands-on knowledge gleaned from helping other heroes … [Read more...]

Part Three of Starting a Nonprofit: Finding a Name That’s Catchy and Legal

You’ve already sat down with paper and pencil in your quest to choose the perfect name for your nonprofit. You’ve tapped your high school English class memories and written down active, evocative, punchy words that embody your mission and stick in … [Read more...]

What Does Filing for Your 501(c)3 Look Like With Us?

You’ve got the 13 Point Checklist for starting your 501(c)3 nonprofit organization; you’ve read Kate’s post addressing the typical paperwork (and its complications), general as well as potential hidden fees, and probably wait times for IRS approval; … [Read more...]

Part Two of Starting A Nonprofit: What You Need to Know About Writing Your Best Mission Statement

Have you ever stumbled across a nonprofit and wondered what exactly it is that they do? Who do they serve? What do they do for those they serve? Hopefully, you were able to go to their social media feed or website and figure it out pretty quickly … [Read more...]

Part Two: Tips for Every Executive Director Starting a Nonprofit

Nonprofit Startups In part one of this series, we talked about how getting your official 501(c)3 status is only the beginning. Beth Brockling, founder and executive director of Sweet Celebrations, talked about five things every executive director … [Read more...]