Press Release: Black Nonbelievers, Inc. Granted 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status
September 9, 2014
Atlanta, Georgia – Black Nonbelievers, Inc (BN) is proud to announce it is now officially a public charity with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Contributions donated to Black Nonbelievers are fully tax-deductible retroactive to May 15, 2014. Black Nonbelievers is also now eligible to apply for grants, which will further broaden its access to resources and strengthen its ability to serve the community.
“Obtaining 501(c)(3) status is a major milestone for BN,” says President and Founder Mandisa Thomas. “It has been a long road, but I am glad that we have achieved this goal. This opens many doors for us to expand fundraising activities and fully realize our goals as a charitable organization that will not only support individuals (primarily minorities) who are distressed as a result of questioning and leaving religion, but will also create programs that will increase secular solutions for improvement in our communities. We are truly grateful to those who helped make this successful.”
The BN Tax Identification Number (EIN) is 45-3759816. The IRS letter granting BN its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status is available upon request. Donation inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, and you can access the donation link directly at https://blacknonbelievers.wordpress.com/donate.
Black Nonbelievers, Inc. (BN) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in the Atlanta area that is dedicated to providing an informative, caring, festive and family friendly environment. We strive to connect with other Blacks (and their allies) who are living free of religion and irrational beliefs, and might otherwise be shunned by family and friends. Instead of accepting dogma, we seek to determine truth and morality through reason and evidence.
BN welcomes all regardless of sex, sexuality, gender identity, age, national origin or race.
For more information, please visit www.blacknonbelievers.org”.