Dallas, TX, October 26, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- (BTMI) Black Transmen, Inc. has recently been granted the 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status by the United States Internal Revenue Service. The new IRS designation officially recognizes BTMI as a non-profit public charity who’s educational and advocacy efforts promote progress, economic and social development of the transgender and SLGBQI communities, nationwide. The IRS letter granting Black Transmen, Inc its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status is available upon request. Donation inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Among the more notable 501(c)(3) benefits now afforded Black Transmen, Inc and its supporters are the tax-deductibility of charitable contributions made by individuals and corporate donors. BTMI is now eligible to apply for government and private grants as well as receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts. Contributions donated to Black Transmen, Inc are fully tax-deductible and retroactive to the effective date of exemption, April 19, 2011.
“BTMI’s tax-exempt status opens doors to many new possibilities for our fast growing organization, including funding to propel many of our robust empowerment programs,” stated BTMI President Carter Brown. “Donors and funders will be delighted to see their support bring a confirmatory yield with the positive changes we are making in individual lives nationally, daily.”
The Black Transmen, Inc organization has created transgender advocacy representation in six of the United States providing outreach, peer-to-peer mentoring and Akanni, a support group held monthly for men of trans experience. Black Transmen, Inc. also received widespread acclaim for its 1st four day advocacy conference addressing transgender concerns including health, family, finances, education, HIV/AIDS and other socio-economic disparities of transgender people of color nationwide. The 2nd Annual BTMI Advocacy Conference will be held March 13-17th in Dallas, Texas, again bringing the first ever Transgender Conference to Texas, drawing transgender individuals, friends, families and allies from every corner of the United States for an unforgettable experience.
About Black Transmen, Inc.
Black Transmen, Inc. ® is the 1st National Non-Profit Organization of African American transmen solely focused on acknowledgment, social advocacy and empowering transmen with resources to aid in a healthy female to male transition. Black Transmen Inc. programs provide all female to male transmen and SLGBTQI individuals with necessary tools to secure identity and equality within our society regardless of race, creed, color, religion, sexual identity or sexual expression.
The Black Transmen, Inc mission is to ensure that all transgender men and SLGBTQI individuals are acknowledged provided equal access and protection under the law to contribute to a productive society. We accomplish our mission of equality, advocacy and empowerment for our greater social community, through education. BTMI is on the forefront of gender education and social change.
Black Transmen, Inc motto: “Become the change you want to see in the world”
For more information, please visit www.BlackTransmen.org or contact us at 1+855-BLK-TMEN.