You have purpose. We have know-how. Let’s work together to make your enterprise grow.

You have an ambitious purpose and you’re going to make a difference in the world – perhaps through starting a charitable organization or founding your business to benefit a greater constituency than just your shareholders.

Your social enterprise, whether it’s a nonprofit organization or a business, is unique and focused on bettering your community…

The legal counsel you select should be, too.

For Purpose Law Group provides full-service legal advice and counsel to nonprofit organizations, and social enterprises including Benefit & Social Purpose Corporations throughout California from legal formation through specific entity filing requirements, joint ventures, subsidiary formation, commercial co-ventures, mergers & acquisitions, liability protection, governance, organizational management, and dissolutions.

We serve regularly as Outside General Counsel for already established companies and nonprofits, ensuring purpose driven enterprises have access to engaged corporate counsel – one who understands your purpose has more than a single bottom line.

With decades of combined years of experience in both the business and nonprofit sectors, we have the knowledge, experience and expertise to ensure the best possible start for your nonprofit organization or social enterprise, including California Benefit Corporations and Social Purpose Corporations.

Make an appointment for a FREE 20-minute telephone consultation to discuss your enterprise, today!

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From the Blog

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    Lots of 501(c)(3) charities around the nation issue “memberships.” For certain groups – like parishioner-controlled churches – a voting membership form of governance is commonplace. For community institutions – museums and arts organizations, for instance – having a cadre of supporters make sense, and offering......

  • More N.J. Nonprofit Hospitals With Property Tax Troubles

    In “Local Governments Eager to Snag Revenue from Nonprofits,” we quoted the warning from the late Rick Cohen back in 2010: If Congress tried to take away the tax exemption from nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, our sector would be united and up in arms. But instead......

  • When The Revenue Agent Comes Calling: Financial Oversight

    For the past 15 years or so, government regulators have taken a keen interest in preventing – and a hard-line stance on exposing and penalizing – financial improprieties in the nonprofit sector. Haven’t the Internal Revenue Service and state charity officials always been concerned about......



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