Starting A Nonprofit in Tennessee

A Guide to Starting a Nonprofit in Tennessee is a joint project of the United Way's Center for Nonprofits and the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga. The Center for Nonprofits helps nonprofits achieve their missions more efficiently and effectively by providing training, consulting, resources and support for organizations in the Chattanooga region. The Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga encourages giving and inspires action to improve lives in the Chattanooga area.

This guide is intended to help you decide whether developing a new nonprofit organization will be the most effective way to do your good work. If you need help deciding whether the nonprofit form is right for you or if you need assistance navigating the start-up process, please contact the Center for Nonprofits.

A Guide to Starting a Nonprofit in Tennessee