At the IYNA, we firmly believe that full transparency is the best way for nonprofits to operate. Therefore, we strive to be as open as possible about our operations, providing a variety of financial and legal documents for open examination. Some personal data, namely addresses, has been redacted. If you would like access to a document not listed here, or have any questions/comments/concerns, feel free to contact us at email@example.com
As a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with annual gross revenue under $50,000 USD, the IYNA files IRS form 990-N for each fiscal year. All our filings of Form 990-N are available here for public inspection.
The 501(c)(3) Determination Letter from the IRS certifies that we are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, further categorized as a 509(a)(2) Public Charity. Form 1023-EZ is the application form we filed to obtain tax exempt status. The Certificate of Incorporation is the document we filed with the Delaware Secretary of State to become an incorporated legal entity.
The IYNA Bylaws are our legal governing document, dictating how the IYNA is run. Its purpose is to protect the interests of the IYNA and our mission. Our bylaws are reviewed each year by the IYNA Board of Directors.
Our policies are secondary governing documents that provide operational guidelines for our organization. As with the bylaws, their purpose is to protect the interests of the IYNA and our mission.
The IYNA Board of Directors meets regularly to be updated on and discuss the current state of affairs of the IYNA. At these meetings, minutes are recorded and made available here so that our staff and the public can be kept up to date.
The IYNA Board of Directors formally votes when an action is to be taken. These votes are recorded and made available here.
Addition of Julia Shi to the Board of DirectorsDownload
Addition of Yasmeen Hmaidan to the Board of DirectorsDownload
Approval of Document Retention PolicyDownload
Approval of Whistleblower PolicyDownload
Approval of Conflict of Interest PolicyDownload
Approval of Meeting PoliciesDownload
Vote to Delay ElectionsDownload
Approval of BylawsDownload
Approval of Board and Committee OfficersDownload
The IYNA is governed by a board of directors composed of 8 high school and undergraduate students. The board of directors is responsible for oversight and guidance of the IYNA's operations.
Made up of prominent neuroscientists and professionals, the IYNA Advisory Board provides guidance to the IYNA Board of Directors and CEO.