How Do I Apply for 501c3 Nonprofit Status?
Application Process of 501c3 Nonprofit Status
To apply for 501(c)3 status you must fill out form 1023 for the IRS.
There is also a shorter form available to smaller organizations called 1023-EZ.
These forms are available on the IRS website, but may only be filed electronically. There is a $600 filing fee.