Nonprofit articles of incorporation is the document filed to create a Georgia nonprofit corporation.
Preparing and filing your articles of incorporation is the first step in starting your nonprofit corporation. Approval of this document secures your corporate name and creates the legal entity of the nonprofit. Only after this approval can you apply for 501c, apply for fundraising licenses, open a bank account, and otherwise conduct business.
Incorporating provides many important benefits:
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Mail or online
~5-12 business days
To file by mail submit GA Data Transmittal Form 227, the original and one copy of the articles, and $100 filing fee.
As you are preparing to incorporate, keep in mind the following requirements specific to Georgia, keep in mind: