Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2009-29 

July 20, 2009 

Announcement 2009-58

Foundations Status of Certain Organizations


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The following organizations have failed to establish or have been unable to maintain their status as public charities or as operating foundations. Accordingly, grantors and contributors may not, after this date, rely on previous rulings or designations in the Cumulative List of Organizations (Publication 78), or on the presumption arising from the filing of notices under section 508(b) of the Code. This listing does not indicate that the organizations have lost their status as organizations described in section 501(c)(3), eligible to receive deductible contributions.

Former Public Charities. The following organizations (which have been treated as organizations that are not private foundations described in section 509(a) of the Code) are now classified as private foundations:

Org. Name City State
Care4Hope, Salt Lake City UT
Eddie “Rochester” Anderson Foundation, Inc., Los Angeles CA
Ensley Community Redevelopment Corporation, Birmingham AL
Fountain Youth Ministries, Inc., Tucson AZ
Global Plan Initiative, Alexandria VA
Grassroots Educational Multimedia, Hayward WI
Great Adventure Ministries, Inc., Otsego MN
HHCA, Inc., Los Angeles CA
Houstons Center Stage Theater, Tomball TX
Intact Crime Consultants, Tallahassee FL
National Coalition for Dually Eligible People, New Orleans LA
New York Poverty Law Center, New York NY
North Carolina Council on Problem Gambling, Inc., Westfield NY
North Park Interfaith Housing Corporation, Lemon Grove CA
Pocahontas Family Tree, Marlinton WV
Power Ministries International, Inc., Milltown NJ
Praise Inc., Louisville KY
Re-New London Council, Inc., New London CT
River of Fire Ministries International Inc., Battle Ground WA
Special Ed Advocate, Inc., Pembroke Pines FL
Sports for Life, Inc., North Canton OH
Staples Host Lions Club, Staples MN
Vital Signs Economic Stability Training, Inc., Buford GA
Volunteer Mounted Patrol, Inc., Freeland MD
Word Way Community Development Nonprofit Housing Corporation, Detroit MI
Wichita-Sedgwick County Domestic Violence Coalition, Wichita KS
Yolanda Diamond Ministries, Houston TX

If an organization listed above submits information that warrants the renewal of its classification as a public charity or as a private operating foundation, the Internal Revenue Service will issue a ruling or determination letter with the revised classification as to foundation status. Grantors and contributors may thereafter rely upon such ruling or determination letter as provided in section 1.509(a)-7 of the Income Tax Regulations. It is not the practice of the Service to announce such revised classification of foundation status in the Internal Revenue Bulletin.


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