[hackerspaces] Time to process US 501(3)c application?

Red Davies noiddicle at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 18:17:05 CET 2014

We waited almost two years.  We kept bouncing in and out of the "looks
good" and the "needs review" piles.

On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 12:30 PM, Al Billings <albill at openbuddha.com> wrote:

> Ace Monster Toys waited somewhere between 10 months to a year from
> submission to approval. The IRS has a huge backlog of things.
> From: Bill Shaw toppsoft at gmail.com
> Reply: Hackerspaces General Discussion List discuss at lists.hackerspaces.org
> Date: March 18, 2014 at 4:50:07 AM
> To: discuss at lists.hackerspaces.org discuss at lists.hackerspaces.org
> Subject:  Re: [hackerspaces] Time to process US 501(3)c application?
> We sent our application in for Tampa Hackerspace at the end of December.
> The last week of February, we received a letter acknowledging receipt. The
> letter said that it would take either three or six months to process
> depending on if anything in the application was flagged. There was no
> indication which path we were selected for.
> It did say that after six months, if we've heard nothing, we would be
> welcome to call to follow up.
> So, if the letter is true, elapsed times of 5-8 months are not unheard of.
> The couple of applications I reviewed as part of our submission were
> actually done in about three months so there is hope.
> Bill
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