NON-PROFIT & CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS

Nonprofit organizations play an irreplaceable role in the social and economic well-being of our communities. Our attorneys are proud to serve as outside general counsel to charitable organizations throughout Arkansas in all phases of their operation, whether it is the formation of a nonprofit corporation, obtaining 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status from the IRS, or finding solutions to the various compliance and legal matters that charitable organizations face on a daily basis. To ensure legal compliance, charities are typically subject to complex and ever-changing laws, regulations, funding restrictions, and reporting requirements. They also must comply with laws applicable to all other for-profit businesses. Our tax and business law practice enables our attorneys to help your organization find innovative and cost-effective solutions to any matter of legal compliance. The following is an overview of our services:

  • Formation & Incorporation of Non-Profit Organizations
  • Nonprofit Governance and Board Structuring
  • Obtaining 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Status from the IRS
  • Establishing Family Foundations
  • Counseling Churches and Religious Organizations
  • Establishing Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Establishing Endowment Funds
  • Donation Counseling
  • Regulatory Compliance and Annual Reporting
  • Grant Practices
  • Reorganization, Merger, or Dissolution of Charities in Transition

If we can be of assistance in any of the areas described above, please contact any one of our attorneys to schedule a consultation.