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If 501(c)(3) does not seem like a good fit for your organization, there are many other kinds of 501(c) tax exempt status to consider.  The most common are listed in this Table. 

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           501(c)(4) Social Welfare Organizations

           501(c)(5) Agricultural Organizations

​           501(c)(5) Labor Organizations

           501(c)(6) Trade Associations

           501(c)(7) Social Clubs

Another option, often called Fiscal Sponsorship is based on an IRS ruling that permits a 501(c)(3) organization to distribute part of its funds to organizations which have not, themselves, received IRS recognition of (c)(3) status. 

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