Articles of Incorporation

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ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
SKI FOR LIGHT, INC.
As Revised and Restated February 21, 1997
ARTICLE I.
The name of this corporation shall be Ski for Light, Incorporated.
ARTICLE II.
The purpose of this corporation shall be to introduce and promote participation in
vigorous outdoor activities by blind and mobility-impaired persons in partnership
with sighted and able-bodied persons and to promote ongoing programs of this
type on national, regional, and local levels.
ARTICLE III.
This corporation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes,
including for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that
qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue
Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code.
ARTICLE IV.
The management of the affairs and property of this Corporation shall be vested in an
elected, self-perpetuating Board of Directors, who shall constitute the entire voting
membership of the Corporation. The organization of the Board of Directors shall
be as specified in the Bylaws of the Corporation.
ARTICLE V.
The location of the registered office of the corporation shall be:
1455 W. Lake St.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408
ARTICLE VI.
No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of, or be
distributable to its members, directors, officers, or other private persons, except
that the Organization shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable
compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in
furtherance of the purposes set forth in the Purpose Clause hereof. No substantial
part of the activities of the Organization shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or
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otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the Organization shall not
participate in, nor intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of
statements) any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this document, the Organization shall not
carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a.) by an organization
exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue
Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or (b.) by an
organization, contributions to which are deductible under section 107(c)(2) of the
Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code.
ARTICLE VII.
No Director, agent, employee, or volunteer of this corporation shall have Any personal
liability whatsoever for debts or obligations of the corporation.
ARTICLE VIII.
The corporation shall have no capital stock nor shall any member at any time, either upon
dissolution of the corporation or in any event, be considered to be the owner or
entitled to any extent to the assets or any income of the corporation, excepting the
payment of expenses necessarily incurred in behalf of the corporation, and all of
said assets, funds or property of the corporation shall be exclusively and forever
devoted to the purposes hereinabove set forth.
ARTICLE IX.
The duration of the existence of this corporation shall be perpetual.
ARTICLE X.
Upon the dissolution of the Organization, assets shall be distributed by the Board, after
paying or making provision for payment of all of the liabilities of the organization,
for one (1) or more exempt purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of
the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future Federal tax
code, or shall be distributed to the Federal government, or to a state or local
government, for a public purpose, as the Board shall determine. Any such assets
not disposed of shall be disposed of by the Court of Common Pleas of the county
in which the principal office of the Organization is then located, exclusively for
such purposes or to such organization or organizations, as the Court shall
determine, which are organized and operated exclusively for such purposes.
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