The BCLT group seeks legal assistance to create a 501(c)(3), achieve tax exempt status, and establish the BCLT as a Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO).

Project Frequency

One Time Event

Project Time Commitment

Attorney time as needed to accomplish the following activities: non-profit entity formation (counsel on name, draft and file articles of incorporation); counsel on board structure; create bylaws that conform to the community land trust structure and operating requirements; apply for FEIN and submit IRS Form 1023 requesting 501(c)(3) designation; counsel/assist regarding other state or municipal filing requirements.

Project Location


Area of Law

  • Nonprofit

Geographic Areas

  • Remote
  • Statewide
  • Alamance

Project For

  • Attorney

Population Served

  • General Low Income

Skills to be Developed

  • Client Advice and Counseling
  • Document Drafting (Contracts/Advance Directives/Petitions/etc.)
  • Training Provided for Project Volunteers
  • Volunteers Who Speak an Additional Language Requested for this Project
  • Malpractice Insurance Provided for this Project
  • Mentorship Provided for this Project