National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo’s official name) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, incorporated in 2006. Our mission statement:
National Novel Writing Month believes in the transformational power of creativity. We provide the structure, community, and encouragement to help people find their voices, achieve creative goals, and build new worlds—on and off the page.
We’re proud to be a nonprofit, and are especially proud to be supported primarily by our participants. Check our Guidestar profile for more on our programs and finances.