Supporting Organizations


  • How do we know if an organization is a supporting organization?

  • What if a potential grantee turns out to be a 509(a)(3) supporting organization?

  • How can we determine if a supporting organization is a Type I, II, or III?

  • What are supporting organizations?

  • Can we make grants to 509(a)(3) public charities (aka supporting organizations)? What are the rules?

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