Articles of Incorporation Of Acworth Art Center, Inc.


Article 1
The name of the corporation is the Acworth Art Center, Inc


Article 2
The corporation is organized pursuant to the Georgia Nonprofit Corporation Code.

Article 3
The street address of the registered office is the Acworth Art Center, Inc. 4463 Cherokee St. Acworth, Georgia 30101. The registered agent at such address is Clemens Bak.

Article 4
The name and address of each incorporator is:
Clemens Bak                  Kaye E. Mero                Christina Rhoades
13 Boones Ridge Pkwy. 6672 Yacht Club Dr.     1799 May Glen Dr.
Acworth Ga. 30102        Acworth, GA 30102      Acworth, GA 30102

Article 5
The corporation will not have members.

Article 6
The principle mailing address of the corporation is Acworth Art Center, Inc., 4463 Cherokee St. Acworth, Georgia 30101

 

Article 7


The purpose of the corporation, Acworth Art Center, Inc., shall be as an advocate for fine arts including workshops and classes by local artists and the promotion of the culture and arts in the community. Acworth Art Center, Inc. is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes under Section 501(c) (3) of the Code, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code.
Acworth Art Center, Inc. shall observe all local, state and federal laws applicable to a non-profit organization as defined in Section 501(c ) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Article 8


No part of the net earnings of the organization shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to its members, trustees, officers, or other private persons, except that the organization shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in the purpose clause hereof.
No substantial part of the activities of the organization shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the organization shall not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office. Notwithstanding any other provision of this document, the organization shall not be conducted for any purposes not permitted to be conducted (a) by an organization exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or (b) by an organization, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c) (2) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code.


Article 9


Upon the dissolution of the organization, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue
Code, or 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 assets not disposed of shall be disposed of by the Court of Common Pleas of the county in which the principal office of the organization 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.


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed these Articles of Incorporation.
This 23 day of September, 2013


Signed: 
Clemens Bak
Incorporator