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Non-Profit Formation 101

About This Workshop

Considering forming a Non-Profit? Not sure where to start? Join CLA for an educational webinar focused on introducing the process of non-profit formation in California.

This workshop will provide a basic overview of non-profit formation and answer some fundamental questions: Is starting a non-profit the right path? What is a public charity 501(c)(3) status? What are the steps for incorporation at the state level? What are the steps for applying for Federal Tax Exemption? What are the steps for applying for State Tax Exemption? What are the differences between non-profit and for-profit sectors?

Length: 1 hour

About the Speaker:

Delton Henderson, Attorney, Law Office of Delton R Henderson

Delton Henderson is a transactional attorney with experience in entertainment, estate planning, and ADR. Mr. Henderson is a solo practitioner, licensed to practice law in New York and California. He serves as a Volunteer Attorney with California Lawyers for the Arts and is General Counsel for the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers. Mr. Henderson graduated from Cardozo Law School and was an Adjunct Professor at New York University School of Continuing Education.

This is an on-demand recording of CLA's workshop: Non-Profit Formation held on May, 11, 2022. 



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