Learn About GAATES, Inc.

Click here to learn about GAATES, Inc., the people behind the scenes, and learn how the organization came to be.

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Take a Look at Our Vision

Learn about our vision for the future, including the services we plan to offer to ex-offenders and the community at large!

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Learn How You Can Support Us

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Blog

GAATES Updates

It’s official! We received an official notice from the IRS granting GAATES Inc. tax exempt status and it’s now a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Due to potential conflict of interest policies, however (related to the employment status of several of our current and former Directors), we will not be moving foreward with any plans to begin […]

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Application for Nonprofit Status Submitted

This afternoon we submitted our application to the IRS for recognition of exempt status for charitable nonprofit organization (on form 1023-EZ), along with the required $400 fee. It’s interesting to note that forming a “tax exempt nonprofit corporation” actually costs a fair amount of money! To date, we’ve spent $399.50 to have the corporation paperwork […]

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Welcome to GAATES

Welcome to the first post of the new GAATES Inc. web site. Here you’ll find information about who we are, how we started, and what we’re planning for the future. Those of us involved in the organization have had the privilege of working with some fantastic people in the past, and we look forward to […]

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