Sharing Your Vision: Creating a Nonprofit Organization

with TALA: Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts

 

SHARING YOUR VISION: 

CREATING A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION

 

Monday, July 28

6:30 pm

Fresh Arts:  2101 Winter St, Studio B11, Houston, TX 77007

 

 

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About

Is a nonprofit the right business model for your vision? What is a charitable organization? Is it right for your purpose? What about fiscal sponsorship? Join attorney Erin Rodgers for a discussion of whether your idea fits within the nonprofit model and how to form a nonprofit corporation in Texas and achieve IRS charitable designation.

 

Session Topics

Filing procedures     

Tax exempt organization responsibilities 

Articles of incorporation and bylaws    

Bookkeeping and tax issues  

Organizational meetings

Board of Directors duties 

 

Takeaways

A determination if a nonprofit structure the correct business entity for your endeavor

Next steps on how to file with the Secretary of State and the IRS

Costs associated with filing for nonprofit status

 

 

About The Instructor 

Erin Rodgers is a Houston-based attorney with experience in entertainment law, nonprofit law, and intellectual property. Erin is also of counsel at the Law Office of Al Staehely, Jr. Her clients have included musicians, authors, filmmakers, and a variety of nonprofit organizations. Erin has been a featured speaker at the Entertainment Law Institute, Rice University Media Center, DiverseWorks, and RISE Austin, among others. Aside from her law practice, Erin is also a classically trained clarinetist, and has performed with Dave Brubeck and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra as a vocalist. She currently plays keyboards in Houston band Glass the Sky. Her specialties include entertainment law, copyright, trademark, nonprofit law, and corporate formation.

 

 

 

This clinic is being generously hosted by Fresh Arts.

When:
Jul 28, 2014 to Jul 29, 2014
Cost:
Free
Time:
11:30 pm to 1:30 am
Monday Time & Price:
Free
Location:


PO BOX 66494
Houston, TX 77266-6494


713.868.1839


Fresh Arts |  The Silos at Sawyer 1502 Sawyer St, Studio #103 Houston, TX 77007

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