While many people are interested in creating for-profit businesses and companies, there are those who want to create a non-profit and that is ok. In fact, there are a bunch of benefits to creating a non-profit entity that I will go over in this article so anyone interested in creating their own non-profit can make an informed decision. One benefit is that many non-profits are cheaper to start than certain kinds of for-profit benefits. In general, you usually start a non-profit business in the United States by visiting the website of your secretary of state and filling out some kind of simple paperwork. The application fee is usually less than one hundred dollars, though it might cost a bit more if you want to become federally tax-exempt.
If you need help to fund a non-profit, you are allowed to try for plenty of public and private grants that are offered for non-profits. Many of these grants are only offered to non-profits, so for-profit businesses may not be able to apply for this money. You can set up certain charities and non-profits as legal entities that keep personal assets separate from the non-profit. With the exception of certain special circumstances, you can have a situation where someone can sue or pursue legal action against the non-profit without a suit also being filed against the owner/s of the organization.
If your non-profit has 501(c)(3) status, it can become eligible as a tax-exempt entity to keep more money in the organization for charitable work, equipment, and paying employees. On top of all of this, a proper nonprofit can be started for positive community involvement & help underprivileged members of your society prosper!