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Non-Profit Law

HeplerBroom’s Non-Profit Law Team provides guidance on structuring of governing bodies, drafting bylaws, defining donor services, and implementing best policies, procedures, and practices. Our team has the requisite corporate and regulatory experience to guide non-profit organizations in all aspects of their legal needs.

Our goal: To help clients establish strong,

long-lasting charitable institutions

We have successfully represented charitable institutions nationwide, including those with international operations. Our clients have included non-profit schools, religious institutions, social service agencies, disaster relief organizations, and private foundations focused on carrying out personal philanthropic goals.


  • Non-profit schools
  • Religious institutions
  • Social service agencies
  • Disaster relief organizations
  • Private foundations focused on carrying out personal philanthropic goals


  • Complete and file federal and state tax-exemption applications and registrations
  • Establish 501(c)(2) title holding companies, endowments, and supporting organizations
  • Negotiate and review business-to-business contracts
  • Draft memorandums of understanding between international charitable organizations
  • Obtain property tax exemptions for real estate owned by non-profits
  • Draft governing documents (e.g., constitutions, bylaws, operation manuals)
  • Train non-profit boards on governance, best practices, and legal obligations
  • Navigate and resolve board disputes
  • Provide guidance on tax deductions, tax receipts, and best practices
  • Handle litigation regarding activities and operations, board (directors/officers) liability, and insurance-related matters