How to Start a Nonprofit Organization

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Have you looked into what it takes to start a nonprofit organization in Texas? The paperwork may seem insurmountable, but we can make it easy for you! Join SCORE Fort Worth for our interactive online workshop, which will prepare participants to start their own nonprofit. In this workshop, we'll access the necessary websites and forms required, and help you fill out the paperwork as you go. Our instructor can walk you through this entire process in a day.

By the end of this session you will have learned:

  • How to incorporate in the State of Texas (a step-by-step process).
  • How to complete the application for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization through the Internal Revenue Service - Form 1023.
  • How to stay incorporated and remain a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization


Presented by Astrid Laws Gulley

Astrid Laws Gulley is a certified SCORE mentor and volunteer. She began her business training and consulting career with the Small Business Development Center, a funded program of the Small Business Administration (SBA). Astrid’s business expertise has been valuable in assisting clients with establishing their organizations, writing company policies and procedures, and developing staff. She holds certifications in Instructional Design and Training Management through the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (IBSTPI). Ms. Laws Gulley is also the owner/CEO of Minding YOB Services, LLC. As a SCORE mentor, she has established herself as a “go- to” person for information and education when it comes to Business ownership from A-Z.


  • Saturday, March 27, 2021 | 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM


This event will be held online.