New organizations that have recently incorporated in the last three years or have not filed an IRS Form 990 for the past three years can still go through the Accountability Wizard and earn the “Meets Standards” seal. The Charities Review Council applauds new organizations beginning their nonprofit existence as accountable and transparent organizations.
How the Accountability Standards are applied differently to "new organizations" in the Accountability Wizard review
Minimal requirements for new organizations to begin the Accountability Wizard
Fee structure for new organizations
“RNeighbors was created in 2001, so we’re a fairly young nonprofit. Completing the Accountability Standards was a very long road for us but helped us create a firm and accountable basis for our organization to grow and thrive on..."
~ Rene Lafflam, Executive Director