We advise on structural, governance, compliance and transactional considerations unique to nonprofit entities, as well as assist clients looking to establish both private foundations or public charities.
Specific to these client needs, our attorneys review and prepare not-for-profit bylaws and governing documents that fit with the unique circumstances of individual charitable organizations, allowing these organizations to operate in an efficient manner and in compliance with the corporate formalities required for nonprofit corporations. We also prepare and counsel clients on nonprofit governance policies and compliance, and guide our clients on formation, Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organization registration and other regulatory matters applicable to nonprofit entities. In addition, this group assists our clients with applying and qualifying for tax-exempt status under the Internal Revenue Code, and advising our clients regarding ongoing compliance to maintain their tax-exempt status with the IRS. Our attorneys understand the unique circumstances applicable to nonprofit entities and have represented and advised our nonprofit clients on a variety of matters, including business combinations and donative structuring.
The services we provide our nonprofit clients include: