Lawyers Alliance Workshop For Nonprofits

Monday, May 3, 2010 - 00:00

On Tuesday, June 8, The Lawyers Alliance for New York is offering Incorporation, Tax Exemption and Fiscal Sponsorship - a workshop for those interested in forming a nonprofit organization.

The workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. and adjourn at 11:00 a.m. and is located at the Lawyers Alliance, 171 Madison Avenue in New York City.

Attendees interested in learning about the formation of a nonprofit organization will learn of the challenges of getting off to the right start and the difference this makes between success and failure.They will get a review of the basic questions regarding incorporation and tax-exempt status, learn the requirements and procedures for qualification in New York State, and learn the importance of by-laws for a new organization. The workshop will explore the benefits of federal tax-exemption and the process for seeking that recognition, including the requirements for charitable purpose and charitable class, and the fiscal aspects of the reporting process for the not-for-profit corporation.

The speakers will feature various volunteers from the Lawyers Alliance of New York.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, visit CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register for the program visit or call (212) 219-1800.