Workshop: Learn How To Form A Non-profit Charity Of A Foundation

6-8 pm at Davis Wright Tremaine, 505 Montgomery Street, 8th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111, on Wednesday, October 28.

Join us for a discussion of the basic legal considerations involved in forming a California nonprofit. We’ll start with an overview of the reasons to form a nonprofit and then describe a few alternatives to forming a nonprofit that may be used to achieve an individual’s charitable goals. We’ll then dive into the mechanics of forming a nonprofit corporation in California, including the required governing documents and various registrations. Finally, we’ll discuss the process of applying for federal and state income tax exemption and some of the rules applicable to organizations exempt under Section 501(c)(3). There will be plenty of time for questions throughout and at the end of the discussion. Light refreshments will also be served. Principal speakers include: Erin Bradrick, Yale Law (’07) and Jean Tom, Yale Law (’02).

The event will take place at: Davis Wright Tremaine, 505 Montgomery Street, 8th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111. Email Jason Kass at jason.kass@dwt.com to RSVP.