RESTON, VA — The Internal Revenue Service has determined that Nova Labs is a public charity and is exempt from federal income taxes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. This determination is retroactive back to the date of Nova Labs’ incorporation, November 28th, 2011.
Nova Labs is qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, and transfers of gifts under section 2055, 2106, 2522 of the Code.
“Public charity status allows us to pursue additional funding sources that will help us strengthen and expand our impact,” said Justin Leto, Treasurer of Nova Labs.
Copies of Nova Labs’ determination letter are available upon request. To receive a copy or to inquire about donating, contact the accounting committee at the email address accounting at nova-labs.org.
Nova Labs’ status can also be confirmed through the online Exempt Organization database (http://apps.irs.gov/app/eos/) by searching for “Nova Labs Inc.” in “Herndon, VA”, the town of Nova Labs’ registered agent. A direct link to our confirmation page is here.
Nova Labs is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit Makerspace whose purpose is to provide the facilities, tools and mentorship to empower everyone to rediscover the joy of making things.
Named by MAKE Magazine as one of the “Most Interesting Makerspaces in America”, Nova Labs is quickly establishing itself as America’s premiere nonprofit Makerspace. Nova Labs has been featured in The Washington Post and The New Yorker and recently hosted Dr. Vint Cerf, credited as one of the founders of the internet.