This page from About.com covers the basics, from becoming tax-exempt to getting the rights folks on your board of directors.
Information on starting a nonprofit by the Connecticut Nonprofit Information Network.
What is the difference between nonprofit and tax exempt? Good question. The Internal Revenue Service tells you all about this distinction and more.
The National Center for Charitable Statistics helps you get the basic grasp of nonprofits and then points toward other resources.
Geared for folks in the central part of the Lone Star State, others may also glean some useful information from this paper.
About.com has pulled together a well-organized map to websites with useful FAQs, advice, guidelines and example documents for starting a nonprofit.
A 77-page manual from the IRS reviews what is needed to get tax-exempt status.
From the Illinois Attorney General’s office, this defines the applicable concepts.
This website, posted as a public service by Sandy Deja, author of Prepare Your Own 501 (c)(3) Application, is designed to help new nonprofit organizations complete the application for exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.