ILWACO — South Pacific County Community Foundation will offer a compliance seminar for local nonprofit organizations on April 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco. Teresa Glidden, Office of Secretary of State, will teach a class on forms and reports required by Washington State and the IRS. The educational event will also cover renewal requirements, training, program development and support for charitable organizations. The program is for non-profit and charitable trust foundation board members, but those considering starting a non-profit would benefit as well. The free event, is starts at 10 a.m., with a networking lunch following.
The community foundation requests that those who plan to attend register by calling Kathleen Sayce, 360-665-4277 or Nansen Malin, 360-642-2444 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who should come to this event? New and incoming board members for existing organizations, any board member or manager of a nonprofit organization who is unclear about the status of that organization, and anyone who wants to learn more about how to keep a nonprofit organization current and in good standing with the state and IRS.
“By keeping your organization registered, you ensure that your donors can use their tax credits, and your organization can keep doing its work,” the community foundation said in a press release. “Nonprofit organizations provide vital services to communities, and are particularly important in rural areas. Organizations are encouraged to bring their materials to share with other local nonprofits.”