Non-Profit Organization Formation and Governance (501(c)(3) Basics)

January 15, 2020  •  Washington, DC

Event Summary

This course is crafted for both new entrants and seasoned veterans of the tax-exempt organization scene. Our presenters will begin with substantive information on how to form a 501(c)(3) organization, including drafting valid tax-exempt purpose statements, creating initial rule structures, options for filing 1023 applications, and fundraising methods available to new organizations. The course will then cover governance policies and structures that existing organizations can use to maintain compliance with local, state, and federal laws. Whether you’re new to Roberts Rules or a seasoned hand at 990s, this course will provide information to help your team make a greater impact inside of the law.

The session includes a presentation, Q & A, and an opportunity to network.

Facilitators: Hardeep Grover and Tammy Hui

Hardeep Grover is an attorney with Tresquire, a solo practice where he focuses on helping start-ups and small businesses navigate legal hurdles. Hardeep began his practice immersed in the start-up culture of San Francisco, and developed his expertise as counsel to restaurants, theater, and film production companies in New York. Having returned to his hometown of Washington, DC, Hardeep now works with creative entrepreneurs in the technology, entertainment, and food & beverage industries. Barred in CA, NY, and DC, he works with clients in all three jurisdictions, striving to help people bring their visions to fruition.

In addition to his role on the education committee of the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts, Hardeep is also President-Elect of the South Asian Bar Association of Washington, DC.

Hardeep received his BA in Economics from George Mason University and his JD from The George Washington University Law School. In his spare time he enjoys playing with wild yeast fermentation, and he dreams of one day owning a Rotovap and a cheese cave.

Tresquire Legal Services
Instagram: @tresquirelegal

Tammy Hui is the principal of Tammy Hui Law + Strategy, PLLC, a law practice serving creative entrepreneurs, small businesses, and nonprofits in the Washington, DC area. In her practice, Tammy works with businesses and organizations at any stage, but especially enjoys working with early-stage businesses and helping them navigate the legalities of setting up and positioning themselves for success. Prior to starting her own practice, Tammy served as in-house counsel to a preeminent environmental nonprofit, where she counseled on a wide variety of matters including, but not limited to, nonprofit compliance, contracts, trademarks, employment law, and risk management.
Instagram: @tammyhuilaw

Event Details

  • Date

    January 15, 2020

  • Time

    7:00pm - 9:00pm

  • Venue

    Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives
    1201 17th St. NW
    Washington, DC 20036

Admit One

Per Person

Get Tickets

Non-WALA Member Rate

Admit One

for current WALA Members

Get Tickets


Active WALA Members Only