The IRS is a great source of information for starting/managing a nonprofit or charity. Here are a few helpful links to information on its site.
LIFE CYCLE OF A NONPROFIT
EXEMPT ORGANIZATION FAQS
Many smaller nonprofits/charities face hurdles caused by 1) a high-turnover rate in leadership and 2) all-volunteer staffs. This can lead to important documentation–i.e., IRS 990, Ohio Registration for Solicitation, etc.,–falling through the cracks. Here are a few helpful links to keep your organization on track!
OHIO NONPROFIT INFORMATION
CERTIFICATE OF GOOD STANDING
501c(3) nonprofits are required by law to make certain financial documents available to the public upon request. The easiest way is to post them conveniently on the organization’s website.
See sales tax exemption information for registered nonprofits:
OHIO SALES TAX EXEMPT RULES