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Consultation on Establishing Nonprofit


Provide a consultation on establishing a US nonprofit to a social enterprise that supports the transgender community in India.

Referred by:

Jurisdiction(s): US (help in DE or PA would be preferable)
About the Organization: Transgender Welfare Equity and Empowerment Trust (TWEET) is a community-based organization established and completely trans-led to serve the young trans movement in India. Among their many initiatives, they provide crisis support, short shelter stay, health and legal resources, and connections with inclusive employment opportunities.
Legal Entity Type: Nonprofit/Charity
SDG(s): End Poverty, Gender Equality, Good Health and Well Being, Reduced Inequalities
Legal Issue(s):

TWEET plans to establish a nonprofit in the US to assist with fundraising, as resource for LGBTQIA causes are scarce in India. They are seeking an initial consultation to discuss the process of establishing a nonprofit, requirements to fundraise, the best entity form for their needs, and any recommendations on where best to register. In addition, they would appreciate assistance with the registration process itself. However, this is a secondary ask.