CLUBS UNDER 501(c)(3) UMBRELLA
(Updated 2/9/2021 by LGCF Treasurer)
Belle Chasse Garden Club
Fleur de Lis Garden Club
District III - LGCF
Abbeville Garden Club
Breaux Bridge Garden Club
Lafayette Garden Club
New Iberia Garden Club
Terrebonne Garden Club
Thibodaux Garden Club
District V - LGCF
Delhi Garden Club
Ferriday Garden Club
Garden Gate Study Club
Vidalia Garden Club, Inc.
District VI - LGCF
Gonzales Garden Club
Magnolia Forest Garden Club
Town and Country Garden Club
Diggers and Weeders Garden Club
Jennings Garden Club
Lake Charles Garden Club
Southwest Louisiana Judges Council
Oakdale Garden Club
District VIII – LGCF
Mansfield Garden Club
Marksville Garden Club
Moreauville Garden Club
GROUP UMBRELLA INFORMATION
All forms must be typed or computer generated. IRS does not accept handwritten forms.
Apply for EIN (Employer Identification Number) for your garden club. This can be done on the computer at www.IRS.gov.
By-laws should be signed and dated. If your club does not have by-laws you will have to adopt some.
Write a letter requesting inclusion under LGCF exemption umbrella to LGCF Treasurer (Ruth Delhomme) include all necessary information.
Deadline for inclusion letter and all attachments is November 1, 2017.
Attachments are: Club By-laws, Articles of Association form and Articles of Incorporation (if club has been incorporated).
If letter is not received by deadline (November 1 of the current year), your club cannot be included in the group tax exemption inclusion until the following fiscal year.
If your club’s gross income is over $50,000 per year, you must file form 990EZ annually with the IRS. If your club’s gross income is under $50,000 per year, you must file a form 990N (postcard) annually with the IRS.
PLEASE CALL OR E-MAIL Ruth Delhomme, Treasurer - 337-322-3157; email@example.com
Internal Revenue Service Website: www.irs.gov
Forms to apply for your 501(c)(3)
[nonprofit organization status]
Form SS4 Instructions (print these instructions, for step by step info in filling out the SS4 form below)
Form SS4 (apply online now)
Sample Letter of Inclusion
Articles of Association