1. The non-profit organization has the status of tax-exempt under the IRS form 990, 990-EZ, 990-PF, or Form 990-N.
2. The organization files 501(c)(3) once per tax year and complies with all the requirements.
3. The organization files “Funding Disclosure Report” under 503(c)(3).
4. The organization does not endorse candidates, contribute to political campaigns or participate in any activity deemed political as per the Johnson Amendment to the tax code of 1954.
5. Financial bookkeeping is practiced in the organization.
6. Proper documentation of all the funds and donations is kept and reviewed periodically.
7. Employees are appropriately classified based on the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.
8. Employee safety is maintained as per the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) requirements and/or the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) regulations.
9. The organization is compliant with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) imposed by the US Labor Department.
10. The non-profit is eligible to comply with information security standards like ISO 27001, PCI DSS, GDPR, and CCPA (these are the suggested regulations and are not restricted).
11. The organization has a compliance program aligned to the US Department of Justice compliance program.
12. The organization complies with the Environmental Protection Agency guideline for purchasing supplies, equipment, and services under EPA Grants