Note that this class is meant to provide a basic introduction, and broad overview, on how to start a Missouri nonprofit corporation that goes on to apply for 501(c)(3) tax exempt status. Further, to be clear, this class will focus on applicable Missouri law, requirements, and standards that come into play in the process (vs. state laws and processes that might be different in other states).
As a result of participating in this session, attendees will be able to:
- Gain an understanding of how to start a Missouri nonprofit corporation that will seek to obtain 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status from the IRS.
- Gain and understanding of good governance policies, strategies, and requirements that will allow your organization to maintain its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
Presenter: DAN SISE, JD, joined the Nonprofit Management and Leadership Program (NPML Program) at U.M. – St. Louis in October, 2008, and serves as the NPML Program’s Academic Coordinator and Community Engagement Manager. Dan is also an Assistant Professional Practice Professor in the Public Policy Administration Program at UMSL. A 1997 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law, Dan is currently licensed to practice law in Missouri and Illinois. In the course of his legal career, Dan has dealt with a wide range of issues, including regulatory compliance, insurance coverage and defense, community redevelopment, and nonprofit governance and oversight. He has served on the board of directors of a number of nonprofit organizations in the St. Louis area, including both foundations/funders, and direct service providers. He is currently a board member for Peter and Paul Community Services. Prior to joining the faculty of the NPML program, Dan worked at Habitat for Humanity St. Louis where he was director of operations.
For additional information about this class, and all the continuing education classes offered by the Nonprofit Management & Leadership Program, please check out our web site at: http://www.umsl.edu/npml/Noncredit%20Courses/index.html