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Understanding the 501(c)(3) Application Process + FREE legal clinic

March 26, 2020 | 5:30 pm  –  8:00 pm


This training will provide insightful tips and guidance about how to become a 501(c)(3) organization.

Do you know what it means to be a 501(c)(3) organization or wonder how you can become one? If so, this is the training for you. Regardless of your level of experience in the nonprofit world, you will be able to walk away with insightful tips (or reminders) and guidance about how to become a 501(c)(3) organization and what responsibilities come along with being a 501(c)(3). Topics will include:

  • the work demands around managing a nonprofit;
  • the difference between being a 501(c)(3) and nonprofit;
  • the basic requirements for becoming a 501(c)(3);
  • an overview of the 501(c)(3) application process;
  • and much, much more!

Speakers: Tara Vitale of Apex Law Group and Jodi Nishioka of Communities Rise.

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM (Hot Dinner)
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Presentation)

South King County:

This training is part of our South King County Nonprofit Legal Training Series and is intended for residents of S. King County and organizations that serve S. King County residents. In the event that the workshop fills up registrants outside of S. King County will be waitlisted. This training is also sponsored by The Seattle Foundation and City of Kent and is a partnership Communities Rise, WA Secretary of State and WA Nonprofits for nonprofits that serve South King County.

FREE legal clinic – By appointment only!

Prior to the start of the workshop, we will host a legal clinic for nonprofits. During the legal clinic, each nonprofit will have approximately 45 minutes to speak with an attorney about a business-related legal matter. If you would like to schedule a clinic appointment, please contact our Program Manager Sarah Baker:

Clinic appointments available at:

4:00pm – 4:45pm

4:45pm – 5:30pm