Legal Essentials of Starting a Nonprofit Organization (Part 1 of The Foundation Center's Webinar Series for Nonprofit Startup Organizations)
Are you considering starting a nonprofit organization, or do you already run or work for a nonprofit startup? The Foundation Center held a special five-part webinar series just for you, and now you can view all the recorded webinars. A strong nonprofit needs a vital mission, clear lines of accountability, reliable and diverse revenue streams, and high-quality programs and services. This webinar series guides you through these issues to help you start off on solid footing and learn to build an effective organization.
Part 1: Legal Essentials of Starting a Nonprofit Organization
Is your nonprofit group ready to incorporate and become a 501(c) (3) organization, eligible to receive tax deductible contributions? Learn the answer to this critical question and find out how to draft the certificate of incorporation, hold organizational meetings, adopt bylaws, and apply to the Internal Revenue Service for 501(c) (3) status.
Stephen Falla Riff is a graduate of the Rutgers University School of Law where he was an articles editor for the Women's Rights Law Reporter and editor-in-chief of the Rutgers Law Record. Mr. Riff is now a senior staff attorney with the Legal Aid Society's Community Development Project where he represents low-income small businesses, community-based nonprofit organizations, and groups that develop and preserve low-income housing. Mr. Riff is a frequent speaker at seminars and workshops for the bar and for the general public.
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