Articles Of Incorporation (Domestic Nonprofit Corp) Form. This is a Kentucky form and can be use in Corporation Secretary Of State.
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( 0 5 /1 7 ) C OMMONWEALTH OF K ENTUCKY A LISON L UNDERGAN G RIMES , S ECRETARY OF S TATE Division of Business Filings Business Filings PO Box 718 , Frankfort, KY 40602 (502) 564 - 3490 Pursuant to KRS 14A and KRS 273, the undersigned applies to qualify and for that purpose submits the following statements: Article I: The name of the corporation is . Article II: The purpose for which the corporation is organized . Article III: The name of the registered agent is . . Street Address (No Post Office Box Numbers) City State Zip Code . Street or PO Box Num ber City State Zip Code Article V: The number of directors (minimum of three (3) required) constituting the initial board of directors is . The names and mailing addresses of the persons who are to serve as the initial boa rd of directors are as follows: Name Street or PO Box Number City State Zip Code Name Street or PO Box Number City State Zip Code Name Street or PO Box Number City State Zip Code Article VI: The name and mailing address of the incorporator is Name Street Address or Post Office Box Number City State Zip Code Name Street Address or Post Office Box Number Ci ty State Zip Code Article VII: This application will be effective upon filing, unless a delayed effective date and/or time is provided. The ef fective date or the delayed effective date cannot be prior to the date the application is filed. The date a nd/or time is . Please indicate the county in which your business operates: County: . To complete the following, please shade the box completely. Please indicate whether any of the following applies to your business ownership: Women Owned Veteran Owned Minority Owned Please indicate which of the following best describes your business: Agriculture Wholesale Trade Public Administration Other M ining Retail Trade Services Manufacturing Construction Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, Sanitary Services I/We declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the state of Kentucky that th e foregoing is true and correct. Signature of Incorporator Print Name & Title Date I, , consent to serve as the registered agent on behalf of the corporation . Print Name of Registered Agent Signatur e of Registered Agent Print Name &Title Date Articles of Incorporation NAI Non - p rofit Corporation Please note: This form does not comply with 501 (C) status. You should contact the Internal Revenue Service prior to filing the Articles of Incorporation. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com ( 0 5 /1 7 ) FILING INSTRUCTIONS ARTICLES OF INCOR P O RATION NAME The c orp orate name must contain the word corporation but if the corporation proceeded A corporation name must be distinguishable upon the records of the Office of the Secretary of State from any other name on record with the Office of the Secretary of State . PURPOSE Corporations may be organized under KRS 273.161 to 273.390 for any lawful purpose or purposes, including, without being limit ed to charitable benevolent; eleemosynary; educational; civic; pa triotic; political; governmental; religious; social; recreational; fraternal; literary; cultural; athletic; scientific; agricultural; horticultural; anim al husbandry; and professional, commercial , industrial or trade association; but labor unions, cooperat ive incorporation s and incorporation s subject to any of the provisions of the insurance laws or banking laws of this state may not be organized under KRS 273.161 t o 273.390. REGISTERED OFFICE AND REGISTERED AGENT The registered office of the business enti ty must be in Kentucky and maintain a street address (a PO Box is insufficient for the registered office address). In order to transact business in Kentucky, the registered agent shall be an individual resident of Kentucky, a Kentucky domestic corporation , a Kentucky domestic non - corporation, a Kentucky domestic limited liability company, a foreign corporation, a foreign non - corporation or a foreign limited liability company authorized to transact business in Kentucky. The registered agent is the individua l or business designated to receive service of process in the event the business is party to a legal action. The company seeking formation shall not act as its own registered agent. CONSENT OF REGISTERED AGENT Unless the registered agent signs the certif icate , the corporation must deliver with the certificate of authority The registered agent must give written consent to act as agent on behalf of the corporation. If the registered agent is a co rporatio n an officer or the chairman of the board of directors must sign on behalf of the corporation. If the registered agent is a limited liability company and ma nagement of the company is vested in one or more managers, a manager must sign on behalf of the lim ited liability company. If management of the company is vested in its members, a member must sign. The person signing on behalf of the business entity acting as agent must designate the title or capacity in which he o r she signs. PRINCIPAL OFFICE ADDRESS The principal office is the office (in or out of this state) so designated in writing with the Office of the Secretary of Sta te where the principal designated office of the business entity is located. This address is where all correspondence from the Of fice of the Secretary of State (See Document Delivery) will be mailed . DOCUMENT DELIVERY A file stamped postcard will be sent to the principal office address. If the applicant wishes for the document to be sent to an alternate address other than the pri ncipal office, a request must be submitted in writing affirming that request. Alternate address requests must be submitted w ith each document filed with the Office of the Secretary of State. DELAYED EFFECTIVE DATE AND TIME The document will be effectiv e on the date and time of filing, unless a delayed effective date and/or time is specified. The effective date or the delayed effective date cannot be prior to the date the application is filed. A delayed effective date may not be later than the 90 th day after the date of filing. ADDITIONAL ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OR NEED TO MODIFY THE EXISTING FORM If this form does not comply with the articles of incorporation that you wish to file (ie: additional articles, signatures, e tc.), please disregard this fo rm and send a drafted executed copy of the articles of incorporation according to KRS 271B to the address below. BOARD OF DIRECTORS The number of directors of a non - profit corporation shall not be less than 3. The directors constituting the first board o f directors shall be named in the articles of incorporation and shall hold office until the first annual election of directors. REQUIREMENTS FOR DOCUMENTS TO BE PROPERLY FILED The documents must be signed by an incorporator. FILING FEE The filing fee for Articles of Incorporation for a non - profit corporation is $ 8 .00. Your check should be made payable to the "Kentucky State Treasurer." MAILING ADDRESS OFFICE LOCATION Alison Lundergan Grimes Room 154, Capitol Building Office of the Secretary of State 700 Capital Avenue P. O. Box 718 Frankfort, KY 40601 Frankfort, KY 40602 - 0718 Hours of Operation: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM ET CONTACT INFORMATION AND NAME AVAILABILITY If you have any questions, need additional forms or wish to search for name availability , please feel free to visit our website at www.sos.ky.gov or call 502 - 564 - 3490 . FUTURE DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS AND DEADLINES: The non - profit corporation must file an annual report with the Office of the Secretary of State between January 1 and June 30 o f the year following the calendar year in which the corporation was formed. Subsequent annual reports must be filed with the Office of the Secretary of State between January 1 and June 30 of the following calendar years. A statement of change of the reg istered agent and/or registered office address or principal office address must be filed with the Office of the Secretary of State whenever a change has occurred involving any of the above categories. You may file your statement of change or annual report online at www.sos.ky.gov. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWor