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A Paralegal's Guide to Nonprofits

  • 10/12/2017
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Program Description

An Information-Packed, Fast-Paced Overview of Nonprofits

From articles of incorporation to the governance policies and procedures, there is a lot of important information for paralegals to keep track of. This fast-paced, insightful course will walk through the essentials for drafting the articles of incorporation to an overview of applicable bylaws, necessary forms and resolutions and minutes. Learn critical nonprofit highlights - register today!

  • Run through the drafting fundamentals for article of incorporation.
  • Review the steps for establishing a tax-exempt status with the IRS.
  • Cover the highlights paralegals need to know about Form 1023 and 1024 and other essential applications.
  • Understand the governance policies and procedures surrounding nonprofit organizations.

Who Should Attend

This course will teach attendees the essentials of nonprofit organizations. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Articles of Incorporation: Drafting Essentials
  2. Bylaws: Preparation Tips
  3. Establishing Tax-Exempt Status with the IRS
  4. Form 1023, 1024 and Other Applications - What You Need to Know
  5. Resolutions, Minutes and Other Governance Materials
  6. Governance Policies and Procedures
  7. Sample Documents and Checklists

Continuing Education Credits

California MCLE Paralegal – California MCLE Paralegal: 1.00

DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 1.00

Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 1.00

Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 1.00

Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 1.00

National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 1.00

National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 1.00

North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 1.00

Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 1.00

Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 1.00

Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 1.00

* denotes specialty credits

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Washington State Paralegal Association
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Auburn, WA. 98092



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