Here is the list of arts-related pro bono opportunities that are currently seeking a referral through Colorado Attorneys for the Arts (CAFTA). Thanks for your interest in providing legal assistance to support Colorado’s artists, performers, cultural organizations and creative businesses.

If you are interested in taking on one of the CAFTA matters below, please contact CAFTA@cbca.org and reference the case # in the subject line.

Available CAFTA Matters

Updated June 24, 2022

#22040 [Contract Drafting] NEW

Client is designer with an LLC for her growing business focused on graphic design and branding. Client is seeking legal counsel to review and update her standard contract to use with future clients.

 

#22047 [Contract Review] URGENT

Client is a nonprofit organization that is restoring a historic tourist attraction and cultural asset in eastern Colorado. Client is seeking legal assistance to review and negotiate a contract to featured on a streaming TV show about restoration projects around the country.

 

#22041 [Nonprofit IRS Filing]

Client is an organization that focuses on community storytelling to facilitate personal healing, human connection, and social change. Client is currently is an LLC operating with a 501c3 fiscal sponsorship. Client is in the process of becoming their own 501c3 and operating independently. Client is seeking legal assistance to file for tax-exempt status with the IRS.

 

#22031 [Dispute Resolution] 

Client is a photographer. Client loaned a husband and wife several of his own artworks and three 19th century etchings that were family heirlooms to hang in their home. Last year, the husband and wife got divorced and sold their home. It has been a contentious divorce between the husband and wife. It has been difficult for the Client to communicate with the divorced couple over the past several months regarding the return of these artworks. Client has not been able to retrieve some of his artwork, including the family heirlooms. Client is seeking legal assistance to resolve his involvement and retrieve the remaining pieces of artwork.

 

#22002 [Nonprofit IRS Filing] 

Client is a 501c6 association of romance writers. Client recently disaffiliated their charter status with a national association, and now they need their own tax exempt status. Client already has bylaws and articles of incorporation in place. Client is seeking legal assistance to file the IRS paperwork to get tax exempt status for this 501c6 organization.

 

Check out CAFTA’s Description of Pro Bono Services to learn more about the referral process and expectations for volunteer attorneys.