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Mark Zuckerberg’s Unconventional Approach to Philanthropy

Posted on December 4, 2015 by bentakis

This week, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg dropped a bombshell when he announced his plan to donate 99% of his Facebook stock (currently valued at $45 billion) to charitable causes. It was not long until critics started voicing their concerns. While … Continue reading

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Qualifying for 501(c)(3) Status as an Arts Organization

Posted on July 15, 2014 by bentakis

For anyone contemplating starting an arts nonprofit, I have drafted a comprehensive guide to qualifying for 501(c)(3) status as an arts organization for the Center for Art Law website, which I will reprint below. Background New non-profit organizations often find … Continue reading

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