Changes to California Articles of Incorporation Filings

  Effective January 1, 2013, the articles of incorporation of a California nonprofit corporation must now include the entity street address and mailing address. The changes to the requirements and a fill-in form for a nonprofit public benefit corporation are available here. The changes to the requirements and a fill-in form for a nonprofit mutual benefit […]

Starting a Nonprofit: Articles of Incorporation and Specific Purpose Statements

It is generally required that a nonprofit’s Articles of Incorporation or other organizing document state the general purpose(s) of the corporation. For example, the Articles of a California nonprofit public benefit corporation must include the following statements verbatim: “This corporation is a nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation and is not organized for the private gain of […]