"Certificate of Incorporation for a Public Benefit Corporation" - Delaware

This "Certificate of Incorporation for a Public Benefit Corporation" is a Delaware-specific form released by the Delaware Department of State on October 1, 2016.

Download the form by clicking the link below, fill it out by hand, and mail it as per the guidelines provided by the department or the applicable legal instructions.

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Delaware Division of Corporations
401 Federal Street – Suite 4
Dover, DE 19901
Ph: 302-739-3073
Fax: 302-739-3812
Certificate of Incorporation
for a Public Benefit Corporation
Dear Sir or Madam:
Enclosed please find a form for a Certificate of Incorporation for a Public Benefit
Corporation to be filed in accordance with Sections 102 and 362 of the General Corporation
Law of the State of Delaware. The fee to file the Certificate is a minimum of $89; the
authorized stock listed in the Certificate will affect the filing fee and it could exceed the
minimum fee. If the document is more than 1 page, you must submit $9 for each additional
page. You will receive a stamped “Filed” copy of the submitted document. A certified copy
may be requested for an additional $50. Expedited services are available. Please contact our
office concerning these fees or you may consult our fee chart at www.corp.delaware.gov.
Please make the check payable to “Delaware Secretary of State”.
An Annual Report must be filed by the corporation by March 1 of each year
following the calendar year in which their Certificate of Incorporation becomes effective.
Franchise Taxes based on the stock listed in the Certificate of Incorporation are due at the
time of filing of the report. The fee to file the Annual Report is $50. Please contact the
Franchise Tax Section with any questions regarding the filing of the Annual Report or
payment of the Franchise Taxes.
For the convenience of processing your order in a timely manner, please include a
cover letter with your name, address and telephone/fax number to enable us to contact you if
necessary. Please make sure you thoroughly complete all information requested on this form.
It is important that the execution be legible, we request that you print or type the name of
the person signing under the signature line.
Thank you for choosing Delaware as your corporate home. Should you require
further assistance in this or any other matter, please don’t hesitate to call us at (302) 739-
3073.
Sincerely,
Department of State
Division of Corporations
encl.
rev. 10/16
Delaware Division of Corporations
401 Federal Street – Suite 4
Dover, DE 19901
Ph: 302-739-3073
Fax: 302-739-3812
Certificate of Incorporation
for a Public Benefit Corporation
Dear Sir or Madam:
Enclosed please find a form for a Certificate of Incorporation for a Public Benefit
Corporation to be filed in accordance with Sections 102 and 362 of the General Corporation
Law of the State of Delaware. The fee to file the Certificate is a minimum of $89; the
authorized stock listed in the Certificate will affect the filing fee and it could exceed the
minimum fee. If the document is more than 1 page, you must submit $9 for each additional
page. You will receive a stamped “Filed” copy of the submitted document. A certified copy
may be requested for an additional $50. Expedited services are available. Please contact our
office concerning these fees or you may consult our fee chart at www.corp.delaware.gov.
Please make the check payable to “Delaware Secretary of State”.
An Annual Report must be filed by the corporation by March 1 of each year
following the calendar year in which their Certificate of Incorporation becomes effective.
Franchise Taxes based on the stock listed in the Certificate of Incorporation are due at the
time of filing of the report. The fee to file the Annual Report is $50. Please contact the
Franchise Tax Section with any questions regarding the filing of the Annual Report or
payment of the Franchise Taxes.
For the convenience of processing your order in a timely manner, please include a
cover letter with your name, address and telephone/fax number to enable us to contact you if
necessary. Please make sure you thoroughly complete all information requested on this form.
It is important that the execution be legible, we request that you print or type the name of
the person signing under the signature line.
Thank you for choosing Delaware as your corporate home. Should you require
further assistance in this or any other matter, please don’t hesitate to call us at (302) 739-
3073.
Sincerely,
Department of State
Division of Corporations
encl.
rev. 10/16
Special Instructions – Certificate of Incorporation for a Public Benefit
Corporation
This form is to be used as a Template only. The following instructions
will help you in correctly completing your Public Benefit Incorporation
Certificate. The instructions are numbered to correspond with the
article being referenced.
1. The name of the corporation exactly as you wish it to appear in
our records. Please visit our website to verify the availability of
the name. The name must include one of the following words:
public benefit corporation, association, company, corporation,
club, foundation, fund, incorporated, institute, society, union,
syndicate, limited or one of the abbreviations thereof.
2. List the name and street address of the registered agent located
in Delaware you are appointing to accept service of process for
the corporation.
3. List the specific public benefit purpose of the corporation in
accordance with Section 362 of Title 8.
4. List the total number of authorized shares for the corporation
and the par value assigned to such stock.
5. List the name and mailing address of the Incorporator for the
corporation. Please note that the corporation itself cannot be the
Incorporator.
Execution Block - The document must be signed by the
Incorporator listed in Article 5 of the document pursuant to
Section 103 of Title 8. The name of the person must be typed or
written legibly underneath the signature.
This form contains the basic information required by statute; if you
need to add additional information permitted by statute you may draft a
new document. Please feel free to call our office at 302-739-3073 for
assistance in completing this form or visit our website at
corp@delaware.gov.
Sincerely,
Delaware Division of Corporations
STATE OF DELAWARE
CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION
A PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION
The undersigned Incorporator hereby certifies as follows:
1.
The name of the Corporation is ________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________.
2.
The Registered Office of the corporation in the State of Delaware is located at
_________________________________________________________________(street),
in the City of ____________________________, County of ____________________
Zip Code__________________. The name of the Registered Agent at such address upon
whom process against this corporation may be served is___________________________
_______________________________________________________________________.
3.
The specific public benefit purpose of the corporation is to _________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________.
4.
The total amount of stock this corporation is authorized to issue is
______________________shares (number of authorized shares) with a par value of
$___________________ per share.
5.
The name and mailing address of the incorporator are as follows:
Name_____________________________________________________________
Mailing Address____________________________________________________
____________________________________ Zip Code_________
By:____________________________________
Incorporator
Name:____________________________________
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