Starting or Running a Homeschool Group?

Where do you fit on this pyramid?

Get started by figuring out where your group fits on this nonprofit pyramid  Common nonprofit types pyramid


Do you lead a homeschool support group? Read up on tax status for your group in this articles:

Homeschool Groups As Social Clubs

If you’re in the yellow base of the pyramid (informal, unincorporated organization)  you’ll find these articles helpful:

There’s a lot to do, so this checklist will keep you on track:  A checklist for new homeschool organizations


If you’re in the green ares of the pyramid, you have an established homeschool group and these articles will help:

Important Topics

Nonprofit Incorporation

If you do incorporate as a nonprofit in your state and intend to apply for 501(c)(3) tax exempt status, make sure your Articles of Incorporation contain the special language the IRS requires for 501(c)(3) organizations.

If you’re climbing to the top of the pyramid, you’ll need to read these articles:

501(c)(3) tax exempt status

If your organization had tax exempt status and lost it, this diagram may explain why


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Do You Know About Required IRS Filings?