Today, after some research with a lawyer and accountant, I filed the US IRS Form 1023-EX form today with the US IRS. This was to establish this corporation as a 501.c.3 entity that is a public charity to enable us to do a few things:

  • First, get some donations of services from Azure and AWS. TechSoup also lists some benefit for charities.
  • Allow us to get donations from vendors or individuals that are tax deductable.
  • Keeps us focused on our mission of helping others.

I should hear back from the IRS within a few weeks.

Disclosure: I paid for the filing fee personally for now.