Form 0014 "Articles of Incorporation for Nonprofit Corporation - Domestic" - South Carolina

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  • Released on August 1, 2016;
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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
SECRETARY OF STATE
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
Nonprofit Corporation – Domestic
Filing Fee $25.00
Pursuant to S.C. Code of Laws Section 33-31-202 of the 1976 S.C. Code of Laws, as amended, the
undersigned corporation submits the following information
1. The name of the nonprofit corporation is
2. The initial registered office (registered agent’s address in SC) of the nonprofit corporation is
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Street Address)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)
The name of the registered agent of the nonprofit corporation at that office is
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Name)
I hereby consent to the appointment as registered agent of the corporation.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Agent’s Signature)
3. Check “a”, “b”, or “c”, whichever is applicable. Check only one box.
a.
The nonprofit corporation is a public benefit corporation.
b.
The nonprofit corporation is a religious corporation.
c.
The nonprofit corporation is a mutual benefit corporation.
4. Check “a” or “b” whichever is applicable
a.
This corporation will have members.
b.
This corporation will not have members.
5. The principal office of the nonprofit corporation is
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Street Address)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)
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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
SECRETARY OF STATE
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
Nonprofit Corporation – Domestic
Filing Fee $25.00
Pursuant to S.C. Code of Laws Section 33-31-202 of the 1976 S.C. Code of Laws, as amended, the
undersigned corporation submits the following information
1. The name of the nonprofit corporation is
2. The initial registered office (registered agent’s address in SC) of the nonprofit corporation is
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Street Address)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)
The name of the registered agent of the nonprofit corporation at that office is
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Name)
I hereby consent to the appointment as registered agent of the corporation.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Agent’s Signature)
3. Check “a”, “b”, or “c”, whichever is applicable. Check only one box.
a.
The nonprofit corporation is a public benefit corporation.
b.
The nonprofit corporation is a religious corporation.
c.
The nonprofit corporation is a mutual benefit corporation.
4. Check “a” or “b” whichever is applicable
a.
This corporation will have members.
b.
This corporation will not have members.
5. The principal office of the nonprofit corporation is
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Street Address)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)
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Name of Corporation
6. If this nonprofit corporation is either a public benefit or religious corporation complete either “a” or “b”, whichever is
applicable, to describe how the remaining assets of the corporation will be distributed upon dissolution of the
corporation. If you are going to apply for 501(c)(3) status, you must complete section “a”.
a.
Upon dissolution of the corporation, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the
meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the 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 asset not so disposed of shall be disposed of by the Court of Common Pleas of
the county in which the principal office of the corporation 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.
If you choose to name a specific 501(c)(3) entity to which the assets should be distributed, please indicate
the name of the selected entity.
OR
b.
If the dissolved corporation is not described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Code, upon dissolution of
the corporation, the assets shall be distributed to one or more public benefit or religious corporation or to
one or more of the entities described in (a) above.
If you chose to name a specific public benefit, religious corporation or 501(c)(3) entity to which the assets
should be distributed, please indicate the name of the selected entity.
7. If the corporation is mutual benefit corporation complete either “a” or “b”, whichever is applicable, to describe how the
(remaining) assets of the corporation will be distributed upon dissolution of the corporation.
a.
Upon dissolution of the mutual benefit corporation, the (remaining) assets shall be distributed to its
members, or if it has no members, to those persons to whom the corporation holds itself out as benefiting
or serving.
b.
Upon dissolution of the mutual benefit corporation, the (remaining) assets, consistent with the law, shall be
distributed to
8. The optional provisions which the nonprofit corporation elects to include in the articles of incorporation are as follows
[See S.C. Code of Laws Section 33-31-202(c)].
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Name of Corporation
9. The name and address of each incorporator is as follows (only one is required, but you may have more than one).
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Name)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Business Address)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Name)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Business Address)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Name)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Business Address)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(City, State, Zip Code)
10. Each original director of the nonprofit corporation must sign the articles but only if the directors are named in these
articles.
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Name – only if names in articles)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Signature of Director)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Name – only if names in articles)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Signature of Director)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Name – only if names in articles)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Signature of Director)
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Name of Corporation
11. Each incorporator listed in #9 must sign the articles
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Signature of Incorporator)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Signature of Incorporator)
____________________________________________________________________________________________
(Signature of Incorporator)
12. If the document is not to be effective upon filing by the Secretary of State, the delayed effective date/time is:
_______________
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Filing Checklist
Articles of Incorporation. Two copies of this form, the original and either a duplicate original or a conformed
copy, must be filed. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope to have a filed copy returned to you by mail.
If the space in this form is insufficient, please attach additional sheets containing a reference to the appropriate
paragraph in this form.
$25.00 made payable to the SC Secretary of State. Political Associations must also submit CL-1 form and
additional $25.00 fee.
Return to:
Secretary of State
ATTN: Corporate Filings
1205 Pendleton Street, Suite 525
Columbia, SC 29201
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