Section 501(c)(3) Status

The Riverside & Great Northern Preservation Society, Inc. has been granted 501 (c)(3) nonprofit status by the Internal Revenue Service. Donations to the Society are tax-exempt.

If you would like a copy of the IRS determination letter in connection with a planned donation, please contact us.

WHAT IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION?

To be tax-exempt as an organization described in IRC Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, an organization must be organized and operated exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, scientific, literary purposes, testing for public safety, fostering national or international amateur sports competition, and the prevention of cruelty to children or animals, and none of the earnings of the organization may inure to any private shareholder or individual.

In addition, to maintain tax-exempt status, an organization may not attempt to influence legislation as a substantial part of its activities and it may not participate at all in campaign activity for or against political candidates.

To read more about Section 501(c)(3), please visit the Internal Revenue Service website.


Trademarks & Tradenames

The following trademarks and tradenames are the property of the Riverside & Great Northern Preservation Society, Inc.:

  • Riverside & Great Northern Railway
  • Riverside & Great Northern
  • R&GN

Copyright

The content of this website, and all materials used on this website with the exception of photographs owned by individual members of the Society or third parties, are the property of the Riverside & Great Northern Preservation Society, Inc., are copyrighted by the Society, and may not be copied, reproduced or used, except as permitted under “fair use” doctrines of United States copyright law, without permission from the Riverside & Great Northern Preservation Society, Inc.


Photographs and Videos

Photographs and videos used on this website are the property of the Riverside & Great Northern Preservation Society, Inc., or are the property of individual members of the Society or third parties who have given the Riverside & Great Northern Preservation Society, Inc. permission to use the photographs or videos on this website, as the case may be.

The photographs or videos may not be copied, reproduced or used without permission of the Riverside & Great Northern Preservation Society, Inc. or the owners of the photographs or videos, as applicable.

The Society thanks all whose photographs and videos are used on this website, among them Dan Akins, Reverend Tim Dodd, Ted Hagen, Tom Lines, Dick Rosenthal, Karen Taylor and Phil Zagone.