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Nonprofit Organizations

Brownstein Rask lawyers assist nonprofit organizations with general business and litigation needs, and special matters applicable to nonprofit organizations including the following:

Creating nonprofit organizations and obtaining 501(c)(3) or other exempt status
    Documenting charitable donations and planned giving vehicles such as charitable remainder trusts
    Providing advice on ongoing tax and administrative matters
    Representing organizations under audit by the IRS and Oregon Department of Justice
    Assisting private foundations to comply with stringent tax rules
    Advising boards of directors regarding fiduciary liability and conflicts of interest
    Obtaining property tax exemptions, including appeals from adverse county decisions
    Navigating complex rules for unrelated business income and ventures with for-profit entities

Nonprofit entities assisted by our lawyers include:

Charitable and religious organizations
    Family and college foundations
    International aid organizations
    Trade associations
    Schools and educational organizations
    Youth sports clubs and leagues


We recommend that you contact one of our nonprofit organizations attorneys listed below:

Douglas R. Grim
  (503) 412-6712

Greg K. Hitchcock
  (503) 412-6719

  Practice Areas
  Business Litigation
  Criminal Defense
  Employee Benefits
  Employer/Employee Relations
  Estate Planning & Probate
  Longshore and Harbor Workers
  Nonprofit Organizations
  Personal Injury
  Real Estate