How The Salt Lake Tribune secured nonprofit status


By now, we’ve all heard that The Salt Lake Tribune successfully obtained nonprofit status. But how did the owners actually do it?

“Without a lot of feedback from the IRS, we’re grateful that we have a pretty blank slate,” Vice President of Business Innovation Fraser Nelson said in a statement. “We want to make sure we’re making decisions that make sense for us as an institution, make sure they are in the context of the larger national [landscape] and what this means for other papers and for journalism generally.”

Here’s a look at the newspaper’s application and the 59-page response from the IRS for owners curious about the process.

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