[UFO Chicago] incorporation, 501(c)3
Fri, 13 Jul 2001 14:19:40 -0700 (PDT)
This is true, BUT...
I helped get a group together in orlando florida...
501(c)3 status was the only way to go. Most space was
free if you had 501(c)3 status and insurance of
$1Million. Schools, Churchs...
Also getting access to roof tops the 501(c)3 Status
helped because the building owner can take a write
Getting hands on hardware - old stuff and some new -
again the same. It is called donations.
takes upwards of three years and $2500 dollars, to get
it right. Annual fillings and corporate officers
become a problem. Hardware and other gifts to the
Corp can only go to the furthering the corp.
See: http://www.leap-cf.org Thier charter is online
and has just been changed to adhere to the IRS
An easier way... Find a local Ham Group most are
incorporated. And become a SIG to them and share.