Non-Profit Corporations

VPS provides the following assistance in forming and maintaining non-profit corporations:

  • Checking the name in the state of incorporation/formation.
  • Present solutions to resolve any name conflicts.
  • Draft:
    • Articles or certificate of incorporation that includes specific IRS language required to qualify for 501(c)(3) exemption.
    • Draft Bylaws according to state law as well as specific non-profit structure to include members, no members, directors, no directors and any other specific requirements, including 501(c)(3) requirements.
    • Draft Incorporator(s)’s consent.
    • Draft organizational directors consent.
    • Draft IRS Form SS-4.
    • Draft IRS Form 1023.
    • Research and prepare state-specific attorney general requirements for soliciting funds.
    • Prepare required attorney general filings.
  • Coordinate signatures.
  • File articles or certificate of incorporation.
  • Obtain tax identification number.
  • Work with nonprofit management to prepare and finalize IRS Form 1023.
  • File attorney general filings.
  • Prepare minute book.
  • File IRS Form 1023.
  • Prepare an electronic version of the company records book for you to share with your client.
  • Track and manage annual filings with secretaries of state and attorney generals.