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Creating a new organization from scratch

Create an organization to apply fine-grained access permissions to repositories.

When you create a new organization from scratch, it doesn't have any repositories associated with it. For more information on adding repositories to your organization, see "Creating a new repository" and "Transferring a repository."

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page on GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Settings.
  2. In the "Access" section of the sidebar, click Organizations.
  3. Next to the "Organizations" header, click New organization.
  4. Follow the prompts to create your organization. For more information about the plans available for your team, see "GitHub’s plans."

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