Nonprofit articles of incorporation is the document filed to create a Kentucky 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:
|Agency:||Kentucky Secretary of State|
Mail, in-person, or online.
$40 filing fee + Organization Tax Fee dependent on number of authorized shares (minimum fee of $10)
~3-5 business days by mail or online
As you are preparing to incorporate, keep in mind the following requirements specific to Kentucky, keep in mind: