Free seminar to help nonprofits become tax-exempt

By: For the Daily Journal

HAMLET — Are you a nonprofit organization, church, chamber or concerned citizen group that wants to be a federally tax-exempt organization? Do you want to be more eligible for grants and other means of funding? Have you tried becoming a 501(c)3 company, but keep encountering hurdles?

If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, next week’s free seminar being hosted by the Small Business Center of Richmond Community College is for you.

Presenter Gypsie Murdaugh has been working more than 30 years with nonprofits and knows how to work with the IRS to help you become certified in the quickest manner possible, according to RCC.

She has championed the cause of many organizations throughout the Southeastern region of the United States and through her leadership, RCC says she has helped organizations and churches to reach great goals by getting federally recognized and becoming eligible for funding.

Murdaugh will be leading a seminar on “Jumping the 501(c)3 Hurdles” from 9 a.m. until noon Thursday, Aug. 13, at the Cole Auditorium on RCC’s main campus in Hamlet. The seminar is sponsored by the Small Business Center at no cost to participants and is open to the general public.

Advance registration for the seminar may be completed online at; or via email or phone by contacting Small Business Center Director Deborah Hardison at or 910-410.1687.

Pre-registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome.

For the Daily Journal