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Wanting to Do Good: A Webinar About the Requirements and Pitfalls When Starting a Nonprofit

Tuesday April 30 , 2013

SO YOU WANT TO START A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION?
Many people are inspired by a cause-such as helping people in need, spreading the word about important social issues, or increasing awareness of the arts.

As a first step, people want to start a nonprofit organization to carry out the mission. But is that always the best course? What are the challenges of starting a nonprofit and obtaining tax-exempt status from the IRS? What are some of the on-going responsibilities? Are there other ways to serve the people you want to help? To find out the some of the answers to these questions and more, join us for:

WANTING TO DO GOOD:
A WEBINAR ABOUT THE REQUIREMENTS AND PITFALLS
WHEN STARTING A NONPROFIT

This webinar will discuss some of the basic questions each person should ask before starting a nonprofit organization. It will also discuss how to form a nonprofit corporation in D.C. and what are the necessary steps to take in order to obtain tax exempt status.

Join Regina Hopkins as she discusses these crucial topics. Regina is the Assistant Director of the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program and has been responsible for the Community Economic Development Project since January 2006. Regina worked for nine years as a tax attorney in New York City, before joining Habitat for Humanity International. She served as general counsel from 1993 to 2005.

The webinar will be held Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 12 noon Eastern Time and last 60 minutes.

The webinar is free of charge.

Please click here to register. For more information, please see the attached brochure.

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