Nonprofit Organization

We Want To See Your Nonprofit Organization Succeed.

There are more than 700,000 federally recognized nonprofit organizations and nearly 150,000 in California, each one competing for a limited amount of donations and grants. Because nonprofits must now compete for those dollars, it is no longer sufficient for board members of nonprofits to simply understand the mission of their organization. Today's board members must understand and implement the same sophisticated business practices used by "for profit" entities. To provide you and your organization with the sophisticated legal advice to help you compete, we draw upon the expertise of our business and tax, litigation, employment and labor, and real estate and land use attorneys. This "team approach" ensures that you and your nonprofit receive the legal expertise and experience to be competitive in today's business world.

Our Scope of Services

  • Formation of nonprofit organization
  • Obtaining, and maintaining tax-exempt status
  • Federal and State taxation
  • Sales and use taxes
  • Governance issues including board of directors' and officers' duties
  • Business planning and operations
  • Regulation of fundraising
  • Employment and labor
  • Donations and grants
  • Real Estate acquisitions
  • IRS and FTB filing requirements
  • Corporate reorganizations – conversions, mergers, acquisitions and dissolutions
  • Litigation
  • Restrictions on legislative and political activities