CORP Eligibility

CORP is able to assist both existing 501(c)(3) nonprofits, and groups seeking to incorporate and obtain 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.

Existing 501(c)(3) Organizations

CORP assists 501(c)(3) organizations that are based in Northern California, directly serve low-income and underserved communities, and are unable to afford legal counsel.
If you believe your organization qualifies, fill in our online application form.

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Seeking to Incorporate as a 501(c)(3) Organization?

Evaluate this eligibility checklist to see if CORP can help you:

  • Does your organization have a name?
  • Will your organization specifically serve low-income or underserved communities in Northern California?
  • Has your organization considered fiscal sponsorship?
  • Have you prepared a three-year budget? (IRS requires a detailed budget in its application)
  • Have you prepared a three-year fundraising plan?
  • Has a board of directors been selected?

If you answered "yes" to all of the above questions, your organization may be eligible for free legal assistance with incorporating and obtaining tax-exempt status. Fill in our online application form.

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