FIRST. The name of the corporation is Military Benefit Foundation
SECOND. The corporation will not have members.
THIRD. Said organization is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under the section 50I(a)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code. The business activity for said organization is as follows: Provide funding and other assistance for active and former military personnel and families in need.
No part of the net earnings of this organization shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to, its members, trustees, 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 this organization shall be the carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and this organization shall not participate in, or 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 corporation 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 170(c) (2) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.
Upon the dissolution of this corporation, assets remaining shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c) (3) of the lnternal 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. Any such assets not disposed of shall be disposed 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 said Court shall determine, which are organized and operated exclusively for such purposes.
FOURTH. The directors of the corporation shall be elected or appointed by existing directors.
FIFTH. The name of the corporation’s initial registered agent is United States Corporation Agents, Inc. The initial registered agent is a domestic or foreign stock or nonstock corporation, limited liability company, or registered limited liability partnership authorized to transact business in Virginia. The corporation’s initial registered office address, which is the business office of the initial registered agent, is 1900 Campus Commons Drive, Suite 100, Reston, VA 20191. The registered office is physically
located in the county of Fairfax.
SIXTH. The initial business office of the registered agent is 1900 Campus Commons Drive, Suite 100, Reston, VA 20191.
SEVENTH. The initial directors of the corporation are: Roy L. Gibson
EIGHTH. The Incorporator of the corporation is LegalZoom.com, Inc., 101 N. Brand Blvd., 11th Floor, Glendale, CA 91203.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned incorporator has executed these Articles of Incorporation on the date below.
Date: January 11, 2017
By: Cheyenne Moseley, Assistant Secretary