Registered agent's name
Registered agent's address
in Vermont: (street, city and zip)
Principal office address: (street, city, state and zip code)
Please check only one box:
Mutual Benefit (T.11B)
Cooperatives are required to include additional information
in these articles - please refer to proper statute.
Cooperative (T.11,Ch 8)
Co-op (T.11,Ch 14)
Marketing Co-op (T.11,Ch 7)
Consumer Co-op (T.11,Ch 7)
Railroad Co-op (T.11,Ch 7)
(Officers: Unless otherwise stated in the articles a non-profit
shall have a president, a secretary, a treasurer, and other officer(s) as
appointed by the directors. The same individual may hold all offices except
the office of pres & sec)
IRS will likely require you to include, in these articles,
certain provisions to obtain 501(c)(3) tax exemption. To include these provisions
check each box that you want included or attach a separate addendum page.
For more information contact IRS.
(A corporation is considered to be doing any lawful purpose
without being limited to one or more of the following: charitable, benevolent;
educational; civic; patriotic; political; religious; social; fraternal; literary;
cultural; athletic; scientific; agricultural; horiticultural; animal husbandry;
professional; commercial; industrial or trade assn.)
No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit
of, or be distributed to its members, trustees, officers, directors or other
private persons, except to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered.
No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be the carrying
on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the
publishing or distribution of statements for 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 by a corporation
exempt from federal income tax of the IRS code.
Dissolution: Upon the dissolution of the corporation, assets shall be distributed
for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of
the IRS code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or
shall be distributed to the federal, state or local government for a public
purpose. Any such assets not disposed of shall be disposed of by the Court
of the county in which the principal office of the corporation is then located,
exclusively for such purposes or to such organization(s) as said Court shall
determine, which are organized and operated exclusively for such purposes.
State specific dissolution provisions here, if applicable:
(*) Optional information
*Anticipated paid staff after (one) 1 Year:
*Anticipated budget after (one) 1 Year:
*Anticipated volunteer staff after (one) 1 Year:
* Do you plan to apply for tax-exempt status with the IRS?
Printed Name & Signature:
Incorporators postal address
Nonprofit corporations are required to file a biennial
report the year following incorporation, then every 2 years thereafter, between
Jan 1 & Apr 1.
If a delayed effective date is not specified, it is effective the date it is approved. A delayed date cannot be later than 90 days after the filing.
FEES: Non-profit corporation
($75.00);Marketing Co-op ($20.00); Other co-ops ($75.00)
File in duplicate with a self-addressed envlelope.
Email address or phone contact: