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People starting charitable foundations should develop the purpose and goals of the organization, choose a fitting name, write out a plan and create a set of bylaws. They should hire an attorney and an accountant to help ... More »

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The process of starting a foundation consists of pre-formation planning, formal incorporation and applying for tax-exempt status. Pre-formation planning determines the appropriate type of charitable organization to form,... More »

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Based in Washington, D.C., the National Sleep Foundation is a nonprofit, charitable organization committed to promoting sleep education for the improvement of health and overall well-being, explains its website. It consi... More »

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