What Is a 501(c)(3) Organization? The U.S. Internal Revenue Code (IRC) recognizes 501(c) (3) as organizations that meet requirements for tax exemption from federal income Taxation.
This means any donations directed to the organization are tax-deductible. All organizations that are eligible for 501(c)(3) status fall under the following three categories
- Private Foundations
All the rules for such foundations are regulated by the U.S. Treasury through the IRS.
I have shared links to some important Educational Resources and guidance for exempt organizations below. Click and Learn.
While you qualify for 501(c)(3) status, it is also important to earn a seal/Mark of trust from CESRA. This is a voluntary seal of Excellence offered to Members of CESRA.
Benefits to CESRA Seal of Excellence
Be trusted charity
Get Funding Advantage
Get an online presence and Google Searchable Results
Get useful resources and Fundraising collaborations
To do this click here to add your organization as a trusted NPO.
External Resources for your non-profit
Virtual training Future webinars and recorded events for 501(c)(3) organizations
Publications for exempt organizations
Forms and instructions for exempt organizations
Published guidance for exempt organizations
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