Introduction to BryteBridge

Every year, 75,000 new nonprofit organizations launch in the United States. Nonprofit organizations are a vital part of our communities. They meet needs and provide programming to people, animals, and institutions. More than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations form the backbone of our society. Collectively, they account for 5.6% of the US Gross Domestic Product — that’s $1.15 trillion!

Since 2004, BryteBridge has served over 35,000 nonprofit organizations, including 5,000 in 2022 alone. In November 2020, we commissioned a research study of nonprofit organizations from across the county. We asked nonprofit directors about issues their organization experienced during their first five years of operation. This startup guide combines our years of experience with research to provide a blueprint from inception to a thriving organization.

As a nonprofit consulting firm, BryteBridge provides specialized assistance to launch a successful and sustainable nonprofit organization. Over the years, we’ve honed in on the unique challenges nonprofits face, especially during the critical startup phase. Combining our experience with research, we wrote this guide to share our knowledge and insight with you.

At BryteBridge, we serve as the primary resource for nonprofits by providing solutions at each step of their journey. From incorporation, tax-exemption, strategic planning, bookkeeping, payroll, marketing, compliance, and everything in between, we ensure our clients are on the right track for success.

We present each step in this guide in the logical order to move from concept to reality. We’ll begin with things to consider before starting an organization. This crucial first stage of development helps you hone in on your vision and ensure you have all the pieces to begin your journey as a new nonprofit organization. Then, we’ll address the steps required to incorporate and file for tax-exemption. From there, we’ll look at ways to seek funding, bring awareness to your organization, how to consider staffing, ongoing operation requirements, and annual compliance.

BryteBridge can assist with all or part of these stages as your funding and time permit. We seek to bridge your vision with the ongoing operation of your organization. Our dedicated teams help with every step in the process, including fundraising solutions to generate income to grow your nonprofit organization.

We look forward to building a long-term relationship in helping your organization. Enabling nonprofits to serve their communities is our passion.

Welcome to BryteBridge!

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