Skip to main content


By March 17, 2016Blog

501(c) Agencies Trust announced today the addition of Berhe Group Homes (Berhe) as a new program participant.

501(c) Agencies Trust helps nonprofits across the country leave their state unemployment tax system and become employers who reimburse the state for their unemployment costs.

Berhe is a residential care facility with three locations in San Bernardino, California. The organization provides community-centered residential case, custody, training and treatment of psychologically disturbed children. Berhe was established in 1992 by founder Judy Berhe.

By working with 501(c) Agencies Trust, Berhe is taking advantage of their option to leave the California unemployment insurance tax system. Federal law allows them and other 501(c)(3)s like them to stop paying their unemployment taxes and to self fund their own programs. Doing so can save organizations 40 to 60 percent on those unemployment insurance costs. 501(c) Agencies Trust helps organizations manage these services and any future unemployment claims.

Berhe joins nearly 1,500 nonprofits nationwide as plan participants who collectively save millions of dollars annually on unemployment costs by leaving the state unemployment tax system to become reimbursing employers.

“Berhe provides important care for some of San Bernardino’s most at risk children,” said John Huckstadt, Founder of 501(c) Agencies Trust. “By working with 501(c) Agencies Trust, we believe they will have more budget flexibility allowing them to better serve their clients.”

501(c) Agencies Trust is a national organization created by a dozen nonprofits in 1982 that helps organizations like yours leave the state unemployment tax system and become reimbursing employers. 501(c) Agencies Trust works closely with both large national agencies such as Boys and Girls Clubs, Y-USA, Feeding America and United Cerebral Palsy as well as smaller stand-alone organizations.

Visit and complete a free analysis to see if our program is right for your organization.

501c Services newsletter sign up - popup graphic envelope letter

Keep up with
the news

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter for timely updates, news, and events.