Starting and Governing a Nonprofit 501(c)(3) Organization – a Primer

Description

Participate in this web-based class for an updated primer on how to start a Missouri nonprofit corporation that will seek to obtain 501(c)(3) tax exempt status from the IRS. This class will also cover the basics of good governance policies, strategies, and requirements that will allow your organization to maintain its 501(c)(3) tax exempt status on an ongoing basis once you are up and running.
Note that this class is meant to provide a basic introduction, and broad overview, on how to start a Missouri nonprofit corporation that goes on to apply for 501(c)(3) tax exempt status. Further, to be clear, this class will focus on applicable Missouri law, requirements, and standards that come into play in the process (vs. state laws and processes that might be different in other states).
As a result of participating in this session, attendees will be able to:

  • Gain an understanding of how to start a Missouri nonprofit corporation that will seek to obtain 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status from the IRS.
  • Gain and understanding of good governance policies, strategies, and requirements that will allow your organization to maintain its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status

Instructor Dan Sise, JD, has served on the board of directors of a number of nonprofit organizations in the St. Louis area, including both foundations/funders, and direct service providers. Prior to joining the faculty of the (Nonprofit Management Leadership) NPML program, Dan worked at Habitat for Humanity St. Louis where he was director of operations. He teaches the credit Legal Issues in Nonprofit Organizations class for the NPML program.
This is an online class. It takes place on your computer, at the designated course time.

Registration fee: $49

Register link:
https://mimh.configio.com/pd/2186/starting-and-governing-a-nonprofit-501c3-organization-a-primer

The University of Missouri-St. Louis, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. The Missouri Institute of Mental Health will award 2 clock hours or 2.4 contact hours (.24 CEUs) for this activity.

For more information about this workshop or to find out about upcoming workshops, or about the NPML Program, contact Dan Sise at [email protected], or at 314-516-6378.

Partners:
This web-based class is managed and offered by our partner, the Missouri Institute of Mental Health.

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