Reviews & Testimonials from Real Nonprofits

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I hope that this painstaking work of several years has been useful in some way, and I truly wish you the best of luck in your humanitarian endeavor.


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1st Time Approval

July 7, 2024

We downloaded the legal document templates and prepared the several documents required to establish a 501(c)(3) corporation. After reviewing the requirements for the 1023 form we determined with Chris that we were eligible to file the 1023-EZ form. With Chris’s advice and review we easily obtained the EIN after fixing a couple clerical errors on our part on the IRS form. Chris also reviewed our Articles of Incorporation and the inputted data on form 1023-EZ which we filed electronically with IRS. We obtained our IRS letter of approval after the 1st submission in 13 days. His advice saved us much time and effort. Thanks so much for your help Chris!

Allan - Apa Vie Inc. A Romanian Ministry

Many Thanks!!

June 29, 2024

Chris, I don’t know how I came across your site; all I know is that it has been a God-sent. I followed your step-by-step directions to complete our application. A month later, we just got our tax-exempt letter.

I appreciate your effort in creating this awesome resource for those who have their hearts on enhancing the world through tax-exempt NPOs but may not have the budget to pay someone. Thank you and God bless you!

Maggie - Jamhuri United

ABSOLUTELY your BEST guarantee!!!

June 28, 2024

After researching multiple companies/websites over needing to file for a 501c3 for a new organization, I have to say, the hundreds of comments alone over upsets with this lengthy process and so many mistakes and issues many have had. I decided to go with Chris here as he simply lays it ALL OUT here and why he should be used for this purpose and is the best. I have to say at least he SHOWS ALL, TELLS ALL, and PROVES ALL which others do not. WORDING is the most critical and I will say Chris has this down. When I saw 100% and all this documentation in proof, we knew we were in good hands. I WILL say we did have a bump or 3 in time frames but NOT at ALL his fault. This man lost both parents in the midst of dealing with us. KUDOS for this man and again, our SINCERE condolences for all this man and his family have been through this past few months. He made up for all, went out of his way, and did more than expected and I have to say. He picked hard at the Expedite letter which was our hopes and needs as we were behind already coming to Chris. He then wanted full review of all and even the combined file to ensure all was EXACT and ready for what the IRS expected to see. I will say, WOW, a normal 2-8 months to 2- years the IRS site now says as we did the full blown LONG form so as the IRS knows every ounce of what we are about and doing so as to save many issues and situations down the road. He did such an EXCELLENT job with us we actually received our 501c3 in less than ONE WEEK. WOW, all we can say. KUDOS Chris and I would recommend ALL to utilize you if they wish to not have many issues or to save any concerns over any issues, you are the one. THANK YOU from all of us at Stateline Amateur Radio Services!!!

Daniel - Stateline Amateur Radio Services

The Testimonials Are Accurate

April 29, 2024

Chris was a pleasure to work with…great communication, short and to the point with setting expectations properly and helping us work through the process in securing our certification! The process requires much focus, time, detail and action on your part – Chris makes sure you have the proper i’s dotted and t’s crossed.

His website and interaction is a wealth of information and invaluable.

Highly recommended!

David - Cymatic Foundation

Great Work and Results

April 25, 2024

The resources provided by Chris on this website are superb. Don’t hesitate to take the opportunity to consult with Chris. With his help the Form 1023 was filed and we received our determination letter from the IRS without problem. There were no questions, requests for more information, or rejections requiring more work. Chris is great to work with and gets results.

John - Global 21

Success in obtaining IRS tax exemption - thanks for your expertise!

March 17, 2024

Thank you so much for your excellent comments and advice! I received the exemption from federal income taxation approval letter from the IRS dated February 12, 2024 – Hallelujah! It took awhile for the IRS to review and respond – we submitted the application on August 3, 2023. Nonetheless, it is done and you were a BIG part of the process! I believe God led me to your website as I was initially struggling to write the application and its narrative. God bless you as you continue to assist others in the many areas you offer on your website.

D Johnson - Bridgewell Foundation

Great advice! Fast and successful result!

January 31, 2024

I was very happy to have found this website when starting my form 1023, and we were very happy that we had Chris review our completed form. With his help, our final version turned out much stronger than our original version. We received our successful determination letter much faster than expected, in just one month. I highly recommend these resources and Chris.

Eric Barr - Family First Investigations

Knowledge, Kindness, and Results

January 27, 2024

This site and Chris are a priceless wealth of knowledge. We started our non profit 1023 journey by using Chris’ site. Studied it, learned it, followed it, etc. We could not have succeeded without this site.

Secondly, we elected to spend the money and have Chris look over our documents. There is no way to express how pivotal this decision was to our success. Chris was direct and insightful and told us straightforwardly what adjustments we needed to make. He made himself available through email and on the phone and did not waste a second of time.

We just received our SUCCESSFUL exempt status this week. And we are so confident it’s because of this site and Chris.

We cannot recommend him more. Not only is he knowledgeable but he cares about non profits and does this work in order to help charities succeed.

Tyce Green - Houston Broadway Theatre

Saved us thousands!

December 22, 2023

Our lawyer quoted us $8,000 to file our 1023. We wanted to save that money for our programs. Not only did Chris save us that money, it helped me to know exactly what I was doing and not just handing over everything to outside council. Chris explained everything so clearly and thoroughly. We got approved within a week!

Tracy - Women's Weekend Film Challenge

Chris & Form1023.0rg was an awesome & essential part of our successful nonprofit application

December 15, 2023

Our nonprofit application was complex, as we are a new research organization which will be giving grants to other orgs (some not tax-exempt) so we had to be careful. Chris helped with each step, reviewing our whole app & narrative & draft budget based on his excellent templates and language. Our application was approved in just over 3 weeks (determination letter received!) without any kickback by agents for more information. and Chris are an essential resource in forming nonprofits without hiccups!

Dr. Bruce Damer - Center for MINDS


December 5, 2023

Initially, I felt overwhelmed by the task of achieving 501 (c)(3) status for my organization. I went down a number of fruitless rabbit holes:Google searches,conversations with friends and families, etc. Then I came across Chris’ website, and I realized that he and his material were the real deal. I followed the instructions as they were laid out on this website. It was a lot of work, but in retrospect it was worth every minute I put into it. Then Chris and I spoke. Without his guidance, I would not have been able to complete the project. He is worth every penny. When I received the IRS approval, I was really happy! I can’t recommend Chris enough.

Doug Willcox - Newburyport Aikido

Gem of a resource!!! So grateful!

December 2, 2023

When we first looked over Form 1023, being “overwhelmed” was a bit of an understatement. That feeling was compounded by the online search for someone who could offer support and not charge our organization an exorbitant amount. We don’t know how or why this gem of a resource crossed our path, but we could not be more grateful that it did. From the wealth of information and forms Chris offers on his website, to the thorough review of the application and consultations, Chris went above and beyond. He was super responsive with questions we had and gave assurance that he would support us all the way through to approval. Five months after submitting our application, we were delighted to receive our approval letter from the IRS, dated October 17, 2023! We know that we could not have done it without Chris! The donation we made to Chris’ organization feels like our small part in keeping his work alive so that others who share similar missions get the support they need too! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!

Gina Martin-Ryan - Hilltop Academy Inc.

Very fast approval

December 2, 2023

We’d have most certainly been rejected without Chris’s advice. Instead, our standard 1023 was approved in less than a month from submission.

Van - Cleveland Learning Connection


October 27, 2023

The information Chris provides in a review of the required documents is more than just getting a passing grade from IRS! Chris provides a bit of education, pointing out where certain Form 1023 sections need to be consistent that might not be apparent to the applicant. I am certain Chris’ review of our 1023 Form saved at least one if not more rejections from IRS, just due to innocent mistakes. Pay the few bucks for a fantastic Form 1023 review! You will not be disappointed!

Dave - Tranquility Base USA Inc.

Incredibly helpful

October 16, 2023

It was a daunting task but when you have lack of funds on a start up and trying to do the brunt of the work yourself, Chris’ website was an incredible resource. His website is very thorough. Not for the faint of heart, so if you’re willing to put the work in, Chris is the way to go. He had excellent follow through and offered very insightful support. Highly recommend. Side note for those who are suspect… I was too. I did some background research and in the end I felt comfortable. I’m glad I did. We were approved with flying colors for our 501c3. Along with extensive research, Chris was without a doubt one of the main reasons.

Jason - Cleft of the Rock Church
IRS Form 1023 Application Review