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Perkins Law Hosts Virtual Nonprofit Workshop: Ready to Start a Nonprofit?
March 22, 2021

RVA nonprofit attorney Eric Perkins will discuss key questions to answer before getting started , how to form a Virginia Nonstock Corporation with SCC and how to apply for recognition of tax exempt status. Attendees will also hear valuable insights…

Five Nonprofit Board Governance Mistakes
January 29, 2021

Here are a few commonly observed mistakes made by nonprofit organizations when it comes to governance and compliance. If you serve on a nonprofit board, ask yourself whether your organization could use some help addressing any of these important…

Great News for Startup Nonprofit Organizations: IRS Form 1023 Now Filed Electronically
January 13, 2021

The IRS made life a bit easier last year for new nonprofit organizations by requiring that all Form 1023 filings be made electronically through the online platform Pay.gov. The online Form 1203 application is substantially similar to the…

#GivingTuesday 2020
December 01, 2020

"GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. Whether…

Ready to “Move” Your Nonprofit to Virginia?
November 20, 2020

As a nonprofit organization evolves and its leadership team changes over time, moving the organization’s legal home from one state to another may be a relevant topic of consideration. In some cases, leadership may decide for one or more reasons…

Can Nonprofits Hold Virtual Board Meetings Under Virginia Law?
November 18, 2020

To say we will remember 2020 as an unusual time is quite an understatement. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt our professional and personal lives as we know it, Virginia nonprofits are figuring out how to operate in this “new normal”…