501c3 & GRANT WRITING COURSE
5 weeks Course. You must be registered to attend. 

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SINCE 1978 • #1 IN AMERICA ( 501 (C) (3) Tax-Exemptions

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FIVE (5) WEEKS

CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL GRANT COURSE

Certification: $250.00 per person

 On-Line CLASS

THURSDAY

7-8 p.m. C.S.T.

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CLASS SYLLABUS AND EXAMS

ALL GRANT WRITING CLASS EXAMS ARE FOUND AT www.churchontheroad.com/exams

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Week One


Part 1 - Classroom Instruction (Individual)

Part II - Fieldwork and Research

(Group Project- 30 Days)

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TAKE THE EXAM (pre-quiz)

Week Two


-Pre-Quiz and Review

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  Q AND A 

1. Q. Are churches and ministries automatically tax exempt?

A. Churches are automatically tax exempt, and need not to file taxes nor file 990's reports to the Internal Revenue Service. Churches must establish a separate 501(c)(3) called an Public Benefit 501(c)(3) integrated auxiliary in order to be eligible for 100% of grants and exempt from filing 990's.

2. Q. How many tax exempt organizations are there?

A. There are 29 plus 501(c) tax exempt organizations including 501(c)(3).

3. Q. Are churches eligible for grants?

A. Without the Public Benefit 501(c)(3), veteran organizations and churches are ineligible for 98% of grants.

4. Q. Can I receive a grant from governmental agencies without a 501(c)(3)?

A. Organizations must have a 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation to become eligible for governmental grants. This is also needed to obtain tax exemption, contributions, and private grants.

5. Q. Is there more than one type of non-profit corporation?

A. There are three types of non-profit benefit corporations:

1) Religious 2) Mutual 3) Public Benefits.

6. Q. What is a Corporation?

A. A corporation is person or legal entity who is incorporated in the state and who is authorized to transact business in the state. No one else may have its name. It can borrow, sue and file bankruptcy.

7. Q. What are Board of Directors?

A. The Board of Directors are the policy makers for the corporation. They cannot be sued, indicted, arrested or sentenced for any illegal act of the corporation.

8. Q. What does 501(c)(3)?

A. 501(c)(3) means; no taxes, and you can receive contributions and grants. You are exempt from federal, state, county, city, business license, sales and other taxes.

9. Q. What are grants, and what percentages can a corporation normally give to tax-exempt organizations?

A. Grants (free money): All corporations can give 5% of its net assets to Public Benefit corporations in order to maintain its tax-exempt status.

10. Q. How many dollars are available for Faith Based and Non-Profit organizations?

A. There are more than one trillion dollars in grants available to the Public Benefit corporations with a 501(c)(3). Only 2% of those dollars are available to the Religious Benefit 501(c)(3) and veteran organizations

11. Q. Is the President supportive of Faith-Based and Non-Profit organizations?

A. The government, the public and private sectors are all pro-church with the Public Benefit 501 (c)(3) in giving out grants.

12. Q. What percentage of grants are available for Faith Based and Non- Profit organizations?

A. 501(c)(3) Public Benefit tax exempt organizations can utilize 100% of all grants available.

13. Q. What percentage of grants are derived from the private sector?

A. 85% of all grants are derived from private sector.

14. Q. What is the average income of a CEO of a tax exempt organization?

A. The average income of a CEO of a tax exempt organization is more than $200,000.00 annually.

15. Q. Are there limits as to the amount of grants a Public Benefit corporation may receive ?

A. There is no limit to the amount of grants that a Public Benefit corporation may receive.

16. Q. What are the benefits of receiving grants?

A. With grants there are less liabilities than with loans.

B. Grants can provide much needed services to our communities through faith based and non- profit organizations, by utilizing Public Benefit tax exempt status without having to tax our church members


1. What is a Corporation?


2. How many types of non-profit corporations are there?


3. What are 501 (c)(3)’s and Grants?


4. In 95% of all cases, can your organization receive grants, contributions and tax exemptions with a 501 (c)(3) public benefit?


5. Does your church pay taxes or report to the IRS?


6. What is a proposal?


7. What are Articles of Incorporation?


8. What are By-Laws?


Week Three


 -Excerpt of Funding Agencies

-Information requested for completion of Proposal

-Phraseology, Terminology, and Definitions for Organizing Documents. 

-Acronyms

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WEEK THREE

May 28, 2019


     *EXCERPT OF FUNDING AGENCIES

     *Information requested for completion of Proposal

       *PHRASEOLOGY, TERMINOLOGY, AND DEFINITIONS FOR ORGANIZING DOCUMENTS

       *ACRONYMS 

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EXCERPT OF FUNDING AGENCIES

THE WAFFLE HOUSE FOUNDATION

WHAT WE WILL NOT FUND

• Capital Campaigns

• Endowments or debt reduction programs

• General operating expenses of an organization

• Religious organizations for religious purposes

• Political candidates

• Sponsorship of charity balls, dinner, golf outings, etc.

Foundation funds are reserved for metro Atlanta organizations and used for specific projects. (Metro Atlanta counties includes: Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding and Rockdale).

If you are interested in submitting a proposal for your request to the Waffle House Foundation, please mail your request to:

ATTN: Waffle House Foundation

P.O. Box 6450

Norcross, GA 30071

Wind Creek Hospitality

Wind Creek Hospitality will consider applicants from projects that address education, health, arts, problem gambling, cancer, heart or diabetic foundations.

Must apply 90 days in advance.

General Information

Reason for Request*

Upload any documents that are needed

If approved, the check will be made payable to organization’s name listed on the W-9/ 501 (c) (3) form.

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Information requested for completion of Proposal

  • PHASE I (10 BUSINESS DAYS)
  • 1. ______ 501 (c) (3) Letter of Determination
  • 2. ______ Articles of Incorporation from the Secretary of State
  • 3. ______ Description of program/project to be funded (not to exceed one page)
  • 4. ______ Letters of Recommendation (support letters)
  • 5. ______ Funding received? If yes, include from whom and amount funded.
  • 6. ______ Any licenses, standard operating procedures, i.e., Childcare License,
  • Business License or Occupancy License.
  • 7. ______ List your current programs that are in operation (not to exceed two
  • Paragraphs).
  • 8. ______ Itemize program operations expenses that you are in need of: i.e., salary, rent,
  • utilities, supplies, equipment, etc.
  • 9. ______ Copy of resume, future/present employees/consultants. Items to include
  • position, salary, commission, etc.
  • 10. ______ Address of location, purchase or lease agreement.


PHRASEOLOGY, TERMINOLOGY, AND DEFINITIONS FOR ORGANIZING DOCUMENTS

1. PROPOSAL


2. PROGRAM or PROJECT


3. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE


4. GOAL


5. OBJECTIVE


6. METHODOLOGY


7. EVALUATION


8. DESIRED RESULTS


9. BUDGET


10. IN-KIND


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            ACRONYMS DEFINE THE BELOW

 Assignment

1. HHS                       12. AG                                                                   

2. HUD                      13. VRS                                   

3. DOD                      14. SRO                              

4. DOL                       15. TH                               

5. DHR                       16. PH                                 

6. CPD                        17. ESG

7. PD                           18 OMB

8. MH/MR/SA             19. DOE 

9.  JTPA                      

10. CDBG             

11. VA                          



TAKE THE EXAM (ACRONYMS)

Week Four


-Review

-Articles of Incorporation (Legal Documents)

-By-Laws (Policies of the Organization)

-501 (c)(3) Letter of Determination

-Cover Letter

-Program Purpose

-Goals & Objectives

-Methodology

-Desired Results

-Budgets

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WEEK THREE

June 4, 2019

Grant Writing Section III

Certified Professional Grant Writing Course 

* Review

*Articles of Incorporation (Legal Documents)

* By-Laws (Policies of the Organization)

* 501 (c)(3) Letter of Determination

SAMPLE

ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF

PDI Faith Based Initiative VETERANS ReP.A.I.R., INC


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SAMPLE

BY-LAWS OF PDI FAITH BASED INITIATIVE VETERANS

ReP.A.I.R., INC

PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION


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SAMPLE

501 (c)(3) LETTER OF DETERMINATION

WEEK FOUR

June 4, 2019

STUDENT INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT 

Grant Writing Section IV

Certified Professional Grant Writing Course 

* COVER LETTER 

* PROGRAM PURPOSE

* GOALS & OBJECTIVES

* METHODOLOGY

* DESIRED RESULTS

* BUDGETS   



SAMPLE

COMPLETE YOUR

  COVER LETTER AND  PROPOSAL

IN THE BELOW MANNER (ADD AND DELETE)


                                           SAMPLE COVER LETTER


SAMPLE PROPOSAL

NARRATIVE/EXECUTIVE SUMMARY



SAMPLE PROPOSAL

BRIEF ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION



DETAILED PROGRAM DESCRIPTION



PROJECT VALUES AND PRINCIPLES



PROJECT GOALS/OBJECTIVES


METHODOLOGY


ELIGIBILITY


DESIRED RESULTS


PROJECTED BUDGET



Week Five


-Student Individual Assignments
-Review and Final Examination

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CONCLUSION

GRANTS ARE OPPORTUNITIES, NOT GUARANTEED!!!


ALL GRANT WRITING CLASS EXAMS ARE FOUND AT www.churchontheroad.com/exams