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Steps to Filing Your 501c3

Forming a non-­profit organization of your own is an exciting, and meticulous endeavor! Smith Strategies & Consulting has provided you with the steps you need to take in order to achieve a 501c3 status for your organization, progressing you closer to serving your community and your mission. Continue Reading…

 

The Importance of Planning

We have all heard various quotes and anecdotes that convey the importance of planning, but sometimes it’s a challenge to make a plan when you have an venture idea that you are excited about and feel you can launch quickly, hoping to strike while your momentum is hot. Continue Reading…

 

Recipe of Organizational Success

A delicious dish that lingers on the palette of guests is not something that can be created instantly. To create that tantalizing dish, the chef must incorporate quality ingredients and a passion to present the best version of that dish for its guests. In the situations of non-profits, Continue Reading…

 

Green Thumb for the Green

To some, the act of fundraising is a daunting task. The fear of the unknown: not knowing if the potential donor is concerned about your cause, not knowing how much is too little/much to ask for, and of course the biggest fear, not knowing the potential door will say no. Continue Reading…

 

Can a 501c3 be an LLC?

By general business definition, a non-profit organization is a business corporation that uses any surplus of profits towards achieving the organization’s mission and purpose, instead of distributing it to its shareholders. Continue Reading…