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From Passion to Execution: How to Start and Grow an Effective Nonprofit Organization by Lyn Scott

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Chapter 9The Ins and Outs of 501(c)(3) Status

“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work, the more I live. Life is no ‘brief candle’ to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for a moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.”

~George Bernard Shaw

After the IRS reviews and processes your tax-exemption request application, you should expect to receive a written response indicating their determination. Of course, we anticipate a positive response and you will be notified that they have determined your organization ...

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