This crossed through my e-mail today and I thought it was worth publicizing. The IRS reported in a late-July press release that "Small nonprofit organizations at risk of losing their tax-exempt status because they failed to file required returns for 2007, 2008 and 2009 can preserve their status by filing returns by Oct. 15, 2010, under a one-time relief program, the Internal Revenue Service announced today." The October 15 deadline is apparently a one-time Special Filing Relief Program for Small Charities.
A local activist says, "I downloaded and went through all 127 pages for CT. I was amazed. I am hoping that all of you will recognize some group in your town and alert them. There are friends groups, historical societies, cemetery, scholarship, , you name it. It takes a few minutes but it may save the day for some worthwhile organization in your town. I was surprised to find important groups in my own., Lions, "
The link to the CT list is here. It is in alphabetical order, and contains quite a few Middletown organizations.