Navigating the realm of not-for-profit organizations requires a unique blend of passion for the cause and precision in compliance. We celebrate the spirit of altruism and are dedicated to ensuring that charitable organizations flourish, not just in intent but also in practice. Our comprehensive suite of legal services is meticulously designed to cater to the multifaceted needs of the not-for-profit sector.
Guiding Charitable Aspirations:
- 501(c)(3) Filings: Assisting organizations in securing their tax-exempt status, from preparation of application materials to guidance through the IRS review process.
- New York State Charities Bureau Registration: Ensuring compliance with state-level regulatory requirements and aiding in registrations, renewals, and periodic filings.
- Corporate Governance: Providing counsel on best practices for board structure, roles and responsibilities, conflict of interest policies, and other critical governance issues.
Bridging Passion with Compliance:
- Fundraising and Grant Compliance: Offering guidance on the legal intricacies of fundraising events, grant applications, and management of funds in adherence to state and federal regulations.
- Operational Guidance: Advising on daily operational activities, including employment, volunteer engagement, and program development.
- Risk Management and Liability: Assisting in the establishment of risk management strategies, including the procurement of appropriate insurance coverage, to protect the organization and its stakeholders.
Advancing the Not-for-Profit Mission:
- Strategic Partnerships and Collaborations: Facilitating fruitful alliances with other organizations, corporations, and governmental entities to amplify your impact.
- Mergers and Dissolutions: Offering counsel on organizational restructuring, whether it’s combining forces with another entity or winding down operations.
- Regulatory Audits and Investigations: Representing and guiding organizations through any regulatory scrutiny or challenges, ensuring your charitable pursuits remain uninterrupted.
With our dedicated team supporting your mission, you can focus on creating positive change while we handle the legal intricacies. Allow us to be the trusted legal partner on your journey of giving back.