Nonprofit Organizations

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At Fraser Stryker PC LLO, we assist charitable and tax-exempt organizations in all legal aspects of formation, operation, funding, and management. Our nonprofit client base is vast and includes public charities; private foundations; churches; hospitals; and educational, research, and environmental institutions.

Helping Nonprofit Organizations Thrive

Through skilled legal guidance, our lawyers help charitable organizations achieve and maintain their philanthropic mission. We have extensive knowledge of nonprofit and charitable trust law and serve organizations at each stage of their development. From entity formation and board advisement to corporate governance and fundraising policies, our law firm understands the unique issues that nonprofits face.

Practical Legal Advice for Charities and Tax-Exempt Organizations

Our firm advises on a wide range of nonprofit legal issues, such as:

  • Structure and formation of nonprofit entities
  • Obtaining tax-exempt status
  • Filing annual tax returns
  • Regulatory compliance and disclosure requirements
  • Corporate governance
  • Advising board members on duties
  • Fundraising regulations and planned giving programs
  • Grant-making
  • Fiduciary responsibilities of directors, trustees, and managers
  • Employment contracts and compensation issues
  • Family foundations
  • Charitable beneficiaries in estate and trust disputes and litigation