Form 1023: Part IV Narrative Description of Activities


What activities should be described in Part IV of Form 1023?

An organization must describe completely and in detail its past, present and planned activities, that are substantial. It can refer to other parts of the application rather than repeat information provided elsewhere. 

An organization should describe either actual or planned activities, rather than possible or speculative programs. For example, an organization may plan to operate an after-school homework club, and should describe that activity in its application. The organization's director may have brainstormed about possible scholarship programs or creating a youth orchestra. The application need not describe the scholarship or orchestra program because these are speculative.