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Understanding the 501(c)(3) Application Process

October 10, 2018 | 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!

Clinic Description:

Prior to the start of the workshop, we will host a legal clinic for nonprofits. During the legal clinic, each nonprofit will have approximately 30 – 45 minutes to speak with an attorney about a business-related legal matter. If you would like to schedule a clinic appointment, please contact Wayfind’s Program Manager Sarah Baker:
*The legal clinic is by appointment only!*

Speakers: Jodi Nishioka and Maha Jafarey of Wayfind, Sarah Tran of NAC

When: October 10th, 2018 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (Legal Clinic), 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM (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. Registration is limited to S. King County. This training is also sponsored by The Seattle Foundation and City of Kent and is a partnership of Wayfind, the Nonprofit Assistance Center (NAC), WA Secretary of State and WA Nonprofits for nonprofits that serve South King County.


October 10, 2018
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Wayfind – Kent
515 W. Harrison Street, Suite 208
Kent, WA 98032 United States
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