Starting or Running a Homeschool Group?
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:
If you’re in the yellow base of the pyramid (informal, unincorporated organization) you’ll find these articles helpful:
- What’s in a name?
- Choosing a leadership team
- Writing your mission statement
- Getting an EIN from the IRS
- Identifying who you are by writing bylaws
- Sample bylaws
- Budgeting basics
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:
- Insurance for homeschool groups
- Hiring paid teachers: Are they employees or independent contractors?
- Preparing financial statements
- Avoid theft and embezzlement! Best Financial Practices
- Easy Fundraisers for Homeschool Groups
- How do we become a recognized nonprofit?
- Do we need to incorporate?
- Seven great reasons to incorporate
If you’re climbing to the top of the pyramid, you’ll need to read these articles:
501c3 tax exempt status
If your organization had tax exempt status and lost it, this diagram may explain why