Non-Profit Organizations

Culhane Meadows provides legal advice and counsel with respect to various aspects of non-profit law; best practices and strategies to facilitate greater Board participation and effectiveness in leading the organization; and protections against liability for non-profit leaders. We specialize in non-profit organizational law, including the incorporation of non-profit organizations and religious associations, and the establishment of federal and state tax-exempt status.

We focus on the following formation and governance services for nonprofit entities:

    • Formation and Governance Documents, including preparation of State compliant Articles and By-Laws
    • Choice of Form of Entity (i.e., non-profit corporation, limited liability company, or trust)
    • Board Organization/Structure, Functioning and Operations
  • Membership Acquisition and Termination Procedures
  • Basic Corporate Policies & Ethics Compliance (Conflicts of Interest, Investments, Endowment Spending, etc.)
  • Drafting Board and Committee Resolutions
  • Risk Management (Advice on personnel policies, insurance needs, and other internal procedures)
  • Conducting Compliance Reviews
  • Tax Counsel and Compliance



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