501(c)3 Verification

Chris Quiroz -

The "501(c)3 Verification" task allows a user to verify if their employer is exempt from federal taxes. Applicants will be able to enter their EIN (Employer Identification Number). This number is verified with the IRS EIN database. The format for this number is ######### with no dashes or spaces in between.


Basic Information Tab

The Basic Information tab provides a quick overview of the elementary descriptions (Title and Description) associated with the task, and can be formatted using the Visual Editor. 

Name: The name of the task - how it will appear in the Competition Design page, and referred to in every other instance within your site. 

Set a Description: This description is shown to applicants who fill out this form. Specifying a description is optional. When checked, the Visual Editor is displayed, which allows the content to be formatted accordingly.


Round & Group Tab 

The Round and Group tab allows the administrator to select which stage the task will be in, as well as the group the task should be applicable to. 

Stage: The specific stage the task should be affiliated with can be selected from this drop down menu. 

Group: The Group this task should be assigned to can be selected from this drop down menu.

Submission Categories:


Behavior Tab 

The Behavior tab presents critical options that affect the visibility of the task, as well as its importance.

Required: This option makes the task required to progress further in the contest. It is not possible to submit the application if a required task has not been completed.

Allow Deletion: This option will allow the applicant to clear completion data of their tasks.

Set a deadline: Deadlines dictate when a user must complete this task by. 

Set a start date: Start dates dictate when a task can be completed. 

Prerequisites: The prerequisites option allows an administrator to dictate that an applicant must complete other tasks before being allowed to complete the current task.  These tasks can be selected within the box under 'Prerequisites'.


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