Form 1023, Form 990, Bylaws, Articles of Incorporation, Policies and Much More!
Advising your clients through the thorny maze of eligibility requirements, permitted and prohibited activities, formation documents, application steps and other complexities of the 501(c)(3) application process can be challenging. In this focused legal course, experienced attorney faculty will navigate you through the onerous requirements, identify problematic issues and equip you with the necessary tools you need to ensure your client successfully obtains nonprofit designation from the IRS. Register today!
Get up to speed with new legal developments in the nonprofit world.
Understand the eligibility requirements for 501(c)(3) status.
Learn key provisions for articles of incorporation and bylaws.
Navigate your way through completion of Form 1023 and deadlines.
Enhance your understanding of nonprofit governance, including common mistakes to prevent.
Ensure your nonprofit's Form 990 is properly filled out and passes IRS scrutiny.
2021 Updates: Form Changes, New Rules and Enforcement Activities
Nonprofit Governance: Current Pitfalls and Best Practices
Preparing Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws and Policies
Eligibility Requirements and Classifications
Establishing Tax Exempt Status with the IRS
Re-Establishing Tax Exempt Status and Conversions
Form 990 and Accounting for Income from Unrelated Business Activities
SAMUEL G. COPPERSMITH is a partner with the law firm of Coppersmith Brockelman PLC, in Phoenix, Arizona. His practice centers on business and real estate transactions, with an emphasis on guiding nonprofit organizations in strategic initiatives, operations, and public affairs. Mr. Coppersmith represented Arizona's 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives during the 103rd Congress; served as a member and as chair of the City of Phoenix Board of Adjustment; and is currently chair of the Board of Trustees of the Devereux Foundation, one of the nation's largest behavioral health providers. He is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, State Bar of California, and the Maricopa County and American bar associations. Mr. Coppersmith is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School.
MICHELLE HUHNKE is a partner with the Chicago law firm of Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP, where she focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, and charitable planning. She teaches trusts and estates law at the University of Chicago Law School. Ms. Huhnke is also a lecturer for the Investment Management Consultants Association for their program at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and has lectured for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education. She earned her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Barnard College; and her J.D. degree, with honors, from the National Law Center at George Washington University. Ms. Huhnke is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar.
TISIDRA JONES has been working at the intersection of creativity, policy, and entrepreneurship for more than 10 years. Ms. Jones has a B.A. degree in music, with a minor in the sociology of difference from George Mason University. She acquired her J.D. degree from the University of St. Thomas School of Law and is licensed to practice law in New York and Minnesota. Ms. Jones has had articles and research published pertaining to diversity and economic inclusion. She has been invited to serve as the keynote speaker, panel moderator, and CLE presenter for events focused on entrepreneurship, organizational infrastructure building and equal economic opportunity. Throughout her career, and in her current role as CEO of Strong & Starlike Consulting, Inc., Ms. Jones has worked with government entities, nonprofits, and businesses to design sustainable programs and policies related to economic development, economic opportunity, and business inclusion. She has drafted ordinances for municipalities, state statutes, and promulgated federal regulations. Her work at the intersection of art, law, and entrepreneurship has resulted in multiple awards and honors, including the 2017 International Arts and Culture Citizen Award and the 2020 Minnesota Lawyer’s Diversity and Inclusion Award.
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