PO Box 10533, Yakima, WA 98909
  • With the Secretary of State:
    • Go to Corporations Division
    • Click on the link marked “Corporations Search”
    • Enter your organization’s official name or UBI in the search box and click “search”
    • Enter the name exactly as registered or search using only a portion of non-profit’s name, e.g. master gardener foundation.
  • With the Internal Revenue Service:
    • To learn about status as a 501(c)(3) organization, click here.
  • NOTE: The procedures above are also available in the MG Statewide Staff Handbook listed under “Guidelines and Procedures” at the official WSU Master Gardener web site.
  • Consult with your local insurance professional about your needs and rates.
  • For information on fundraising provided by WSU, click here. (pdf)
    – see chapter 5
  • Local Master Gardener foundations, associations, etc., may be willing to share their forms, bylaws, policies, etc., with other foundations. Check back for a list of WSU Master Gardener Program websites to help you locate a particular county foundation, etc.
  • You may need to install Adobe Acrobat Reader® on your computer to view and print files in PDF format. Should you need further information about downloading Adobe Acrobat Reader®, click here.