Friday, November 2, 2007

Starting a Nonprofit Arts Organization Workshop Nov. 6 (RSVP by NOV. 5)

Starting a Nonprofit Arts Organization: Incorporation and Tax Exempt Application Process
Tennessee Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

In partnership with the Vanderbilt University Law School Community and Economic Development clinic, TNVLA presents:

Starting a Nonprofit Arts Organization: Incorporation & the Tax Exempt Application Process

Date: Tues., Nov. 6th, 2007

Time: 5:30-7:00p.m.

Location: Vanderbilt University Law School, 131 21st Ave. S.

This seminar will discuss:

  • Whether your idea requires you to start a new organization or whether you could better accomplish your goals by partnering with an existing nonprofit organization;
  • The challenges of administrating, funding and sustaining a new nonprofit organization;
  • The pros and cons of incorporation;
  • The timeline and steps involved in the process to obtain tax exempt status.

Attendance by a representative of the organization is a prerequisite for seeking assistance from a TNVLA volunteer lawyer with the application for recognition of tax exempt status with the IRS.

This seminar is FREE and open to the public. However, if you plan on attending, please RSVP to by Mon., Nov. 5th.

For directions or more information, contact 615-312-7224 or

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