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Start Your Own Nonprofit Organization

This library research guide will help you find resources on starting and running a nonprofit in Michigan.

What is a Nonprofit Organization?

A nonprofit is an organization that qualifies for tax-exempt status under the regulations outlined by the Internal Revenue Code. 

Nonprofits include organizations focused on issues such as health, education, human rights, the environment, children, senior citizens, peace, science, religion, and consumer protection.

Local Nonprofit Resources

Nonprofit e-Journals

Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization

Nonprofit Business Model Canvas