BYLAWS AND ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
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This is our corporation's internal affairs manual. It also contains a lot of legal and tax jargon which are important to our tax-exempt status, but I have highlighted items, such as the purpose, composition of the board of directors, membership provisions, and meeting information that will be of specific interest to members. Click the top icon to open the PDF, or click "Download" below if you would like to download the .docx file to make edits.
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
This is our primary incorporation document. Besides containing a lot of legalese to satisfy Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (for our tax-exempt status), it also plainly states the purpose of our nonprofit organization: to promote the sport of rowing and support CRA.
501(c)(3) TAX-EXEMPT STATUS
Since our nonprofit is applying for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status with the IRS, this addendum to our Articles of Incorporation enumerates the charitable purpose and prohibited activities of the corporation.