Apply for 501(c)3 Status Tasks

I’m using this document to track what needs to be done to receive 501©3 status

See How to Start a Nonprofit Organization in New York for the full guide and ArtsPool on overall compliance.

Submit a project request to the Lawyer’s Alliance

Adopt bylaws
Review with former Bylaws
Receive sign-off from our lawyers

Adopt conflict of interest policy
Receive sign-off from our lawyers
Write disclosure statement wrapped up with annual board paperwork

Register with NY Charities Bureau

File CT 247 with NYS

File IT 119 with NYS

Figure out how to get an exemption for New York State law that board members must be 18+
Ask IntegrateNYC for how they do it ← IntegrateNYC didn’t pursue an exemption. We’ll need to ask The Lawyer’s Alliance.

Figure out how to pay staff. Will likely need to take a salaried employee with donated time legal structure.

Secure board insurance

File 1023 or 1023 EZ

Ask 4.0 Schools how we move out of fiscal sponsorship