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Special Prices for Nonprofit Mailers

You may be aware that special nonprofit prices are available for some Periodicals and Standard Mail mailers, but you may not know who is eligible for those privileges. Nonprofit postage is lower than regular prices, but not everyone can qualify. The following information will help you determine if your business or organization is eligible for nonprofit postage privileges.

Organizations wishing to mail at nonprofit Standard Mail prices first must be authorized by the Postal Service as eligible. Then, they must make sure that the material being mailed complies with strict requirements for nonprofit prices.

TIPS
-Nonprofit postage prices are available only for domestic mail, not for international mail.
-Please review Publication 417, Nonprofit Standard Mail Eligibility, or get advice from your business mail entry unit[1] unit personnel while you are designing your nonprofit material, especially if your mailpiece contains any advertising.
-A nonprofit status from the IRS does not automatically qualify you to mail at nonprofit prices. Pub 417 and your business mail entry office can assist in the determination.

Publication 417[2]

To learn more about Standard Mail nonprofit prices, click below.

Who qualifies for nonprofit prices?[3]

How to apply for nonprofit prices[4]

Calculate your nonprofit postage costs[5]

How to prepare nonprofit mail[6]


Table of Links
  1. http://ribbs.usps.gov/locators/find-bme.cfm
  2. http://pe.usps.com/text/pub417/welcome.htm
  3. http://pe.usps.com/businessmail101/misc/nonprofitQualifications.htm
  4. http://pe.usps.com/businessmail101/misc/nonprofitApplication.htm
  5. http://dbcalc.usps.gov/
  6. http://pe.usps.com/businessmail101/misc/nonprofitPreparation.htm