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State and Federal Compliance:
Wyoming Nonprofit Corporation Act
IRS 501(c)(3) Compliance Guide
IRS - Life Cycle of a Public Charity

Harbor Compliance helps nonprofits register for charitable solicitation nationwide, obtain corporate income and sales tax exemptions, secure licensing for commercial co-ventures and fundraising professionals, form entities, and achieve 501(c) tax exemption. Harbor Compliance offers service in every state, including Wyoming.  
Fundraising Registration - 41 states require registration. Charitable solicitation is regulated on the state-level and the requirements vary by state. Wyoming doesn't
require registration, but if you solicit donors in other states you need to check to see if there is a requirement. 
Wyoming Nonprofit Compliance - Required annual filings
Wyoming Fundraising Licensing 
How to Start a Nonprofit Organization in Wyoming



Guide to Starting a Charitable Nonprofit in Wyoming
Compiled by the Wyoming Nonprofit Network



General Resources:

Alliance for Nonprofit Management
Blue Avacado
Board Source *
Free Management Library
GuideStar
Independent Sector
National Council of Nonprofits
Nonprofit Quarterly
Nonprofit Risk Management Center
2018 Wyoming Nonprofit Salary and Benefit Survey
Wyoming Nonprofit Sector Report

Advocacy:
Wyoming Nonprofit Network Advocacy Page and Resources

Fundraising and Marketing:
Association of Fundraising Professionals
AFP - Fundraising Effectiveness Project
Bloomerang *
Chronicle of Philanthropy
Firespring *
Giving USA

Special Announcement Grants:

Laura Jane Musser Fund
Through the Rural Arts Initiative, the Laura Jane Musser Fund hopes to assist nonprofit arts organizations to develop, implement or sustain exceptional artistic opportunities for adults and children in the areas of literary, visual, music and performing arts. In recognition of Laura Jane Musser's life-long commitment to excellence in the arts, and with awareness that pivotal and life-changing experience can occur for individuals through introduction to and participation in the arts, the Fund hopes to encourage and excite a wider population to appreciate, learn, and participate in the arts. General operating grants of up to $10,000 will be considered for this initiative. 
The geographic areas for this initiative includes Wyoming. Applications will be accepted online through the Fund’s website from February 11 – March 11, 2020. The complete guidelines for all of the initiatives are available at http://www.musserfund.org.

Through the Environmental Initiative, the Laura Jane Musser Fund assists public or not-for-profit entities to initiate or implement projects that enhance the ecological integrity of publically owned open spaces, while encouraging compatible human activities. The Fund's goal is to promote public use of open space that improves a community's quality of life and public health, while also ensuring the protection of healthy, viable and sustainable ecosystems by protecting or restoring habitat for a diversity of plant and animal species. Planning grants up to $8,000 and implementation grants up to $35,000 will be considered for this initiative. The geographic areas for this initiative are Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Wyoming, and limited counties in New York and Texas. Applications will be accepted online through the Fund’s website from February 18 – March 18, 2020. The complete guidelines for all of the initiatives are available at http://www.musserfund.org.

Grant Resources:

GrantStation * 
Wyoming Nonprofit Network members can purchase annual subscription for $75.00 per year.

Foundation Center
Foundation Center provides free funding information through more than 400 Funding Information Network locations across the U.S. and several countries. These resources include Foundation Center databases, publications and a variety of supplementary materials and services in areas useful to grantseekers. In Wyoming, there are four locations: Campbell County Public Library System, Park County Public Library, Teton County Library and Laramie County Library System.

List of Foundations This list was developed by the Wyoming Business Council. While it contains 200 organizations, it is not representative of every available source of funding for Wyoming nonprofits or communities. If the foundation has a website, there is a hyperlink. If there isn't a website, we recommend you research information about the foundation on the GuideStar website.

Technology:
Idealware *
Nonprofit Technology Network
TechSoup

Popular Nonprofit Blogs:
Beth Kanter
Blue Avocado
Fired Up Fundraising with Gail Perry
Nonprofit AF - Vu Le
Nonprofit Tech for Good
Joan Garry - Because Nonprofits are Messy


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