The Marshallese Cultural Health Forum was a transformative experience, where attendees gathered to foster a deeper understanding of health needs within the Marshallese community and beyond. This unique event featured insightful presentations and distinguished speakers, providing invaluable insights into the cultural nuances that influenced healthcare practices.
Earlier this month, Living Islands had the wonderful opportunity to participate in the National Marshallese Community Coalition (NMCC) 2nd Annual Marshallese Leadership Summit held in Arkansas. This event brought together various community members, leaders, and organizations with a shared interest in the well-being and prosperity of the Marshallese community.
During the summit, Living Islands had the honor of delivering a comprehensive presentation that focused on navigating the intricate 501(c)3 application process. This process refers to the application for tax-exempt status under section 501(c)3 of the United States Internal Revenue Code, which is specifically designed for nonprofit organizations. By achieving this tax-exempt status, organizations like Living Islands can further their efforts and expand their positive impact within the community.
The presentation covered crucial aspects of the 501(c)3 application process, including the necessary steps, documentation requirements, and best practices for ensuring a successful and smooth application. By sharing this valuable knowledge, Living Islands aimed to empower other community-based organizations in their journey to obtain tax-exempt status, thereby facilitating their growth and ability to serve their missions effectively.
Kommol tata to NMCC and to all who attended!
So proud to join President David Panuelo of the Federated States of Micronesia and Consulate General Joe Enlet for the opening of a brand new FSM Consulate in Portland on Saturday.
A beautiful day to celebrate Micronesia! 🇫🇲
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Message – We are honored to be able to present an opportunity to the Marshallese community by introducing the process of applying for a 501(c)3 nonprofit. We got to share our experiences at the first annual Marshallese Leaders Summit in Oregon!
Thank you to everyone who came out and everyone who made this summit possible
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Oregon Marshallese Community Association
Oregon Pacific Islander Coalition
Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese
Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon – APANO
COFA Alliance National Network
Pacific Islander Health Partnership
Marshallese Community Organization of Hawai’i (MCOH)
Oregon Health Authority