Jones Day assists economic development fund for the Samtskhe-Javakheti region of the Republic of Georgia in obtaining tax-exempt status
Clients Armenian National Committee of America
Jones Day attorneys assisted S-JEDA in obtaining tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. S-JEDA's goal is to enter into strategic partnerships and raise funding for the development of the Samtskhe-Javakheti region of the Republic of Georgia, which is home to a large population of diasporan Armenians. S-JEDA plans to expand the agricultural industry in the region while providing microloans to emerging small businesses.