The Light Millennium's tax-exempt status is granted...
On September 18, 2002, the Light Millennium ("LM")
has received the IRS, "Determination Letter" conveying
that LM's application for a "charitable organization"
status has been approved under the Code 501 (c) (3). The
IRS also determined July 17, 2001 to be the effective date
of LM's Tax-Exempt status.
recognition by the IRS is a major accomplishment by LM
so much so that LM can now carry out its mission as a
publicly supported and funded organization.
the record, LM was incorporated on July 17, 2001 as a
not-for-profit and public interest alternative multi-media
platform. As acknowledged in the Determination Letter, LM is qualified
for a "publicly supported" organization and
thereby contributions, donations, sponsorships, any services
or technical assistance, professional or maintenance types
of supports are all tax deductible. This special status,
accompanied by the public support, will enable LM to further
strengthen its activities and reach to a global audience.
donations and contributions, which were made since July
17, 2001, are now all tax deductible.
Ilhan Ersahin's "Love Trio" fund raising event
on September 18, 2002, LM
had received only a $500 donation from a loyal supporter
who pledged the amount early in the year. Prior to this
donation, Ms. Bircan Unver, President and founder of LM
covered all the operational expenses.
Love Trio fund raising event, LM has received $995 in
donations. In addition to this monetary support, LM is
also indebted to Ilhan Ersahin for his priceless performance
during the event.
Light Millennium's current multi-media platforms include:
The Light Millennium e-platform
Isik Binyili, e-platform (in Turkish)
Turkish and Greek Synergy (in English and Turkish)
The Light Millennium TV Series @Queens Public TV in
soon as LM receives sufficient grants, funds, sponsorship
the following projects will be activated promptly:
E-publication by Light Millennium;
E-publication by Isik Isik Binyili;
Turkish and English, also depends on available sponsorships
or volunteer translators & editors in Greek, e-publication
on Turkish & Greek Synergy;
Publications in minimum three languages on these existing
* Dawn of the Light Millennium (a book
project, based on first published
The birth of Isik Binyili (a Turkish book project);
Turkish & Greek Synergy, a feature documentary project;
Light Millennium, an online-interactive discussion platform
the book projects, initial selection will be made among
the first published visual and written works by the LM's
platform and the board members. LM's the selections will
be announced on its web site.
is proud to announce that since its inception, over 104
thousand readers in 96 countries have visited its web
site. LM's goal is to reach over a million people within
five years through representing their ideas, create harmony
and foster a global peace among all people.
will accomplish all of this with your generous support
and encouragement. LM's goal is to expand on a national &
international level to be followed by the global platform
through which it will be able to reach every corner of
the world. Such goal also means achieving your own individual
targets in terms of creating a powerful alternative platform,
being your own voice, creating a global network between
all participants and readers. Your contributions, regardless of the amount, even $1.00,
will help to achieve our goal.
we understand and support each other and unite against
the wrongdoers, we can make the necessary changes so that
the conflict lovers become human lovers, too.
thank you for being part of the Light Millennium organization
and supporting it with your donations and ideas, as well
as spreading its mission.
also acknowledges the invaluable assistance and guidance
extended by the Volunteer Lawyers of Art and the attornees
who helped LM to incorporate and receive its tax-exempt
Disclosure: LM is a transparent "Charitable-Public Interest and Publicly
Supported" multi-media and alternative global platform.
All of the above referenced documents, such as LM’s
1023 Tax-Exempt Status Application, the IRS' Questions,
LM’s Responses to the IRS, the Charities Register
Form and the "Determination
Letter" are all available to the public on the Light
Millennium's web site http://lightmillennium.org/501_c_3/list.html
in peace, love, and light...
The Light Millennium, Inc.
A Not-For-Profit Organization
* Board Members &
Annual Meeting will be held on November 16, 2002 in New
Guests and observers are welcome. Venue will be posted
on the web site
at a later)
Birth of the LM Project: Manifesto
For your charitable, tax-exempt donations:
m ake checks payable to "The Light Millennium,
115th Street, Richmond Hill, NY, 11418
"You are the soul of this global platform."