The article or certificate of incorporation is a formal document filed with a government agency to document legally creating your non-profit organization.
This document includes the name of the organization, the type of structure (for example, for-profit, non-profit, or professional corporation), the registered agent, the purpose, and clauses of the organization, the effective date, the duration (perpetual by default), the names and signatures of the principal officers, among other features.
Note: this document will be useful to open the bank account and must be updated in case of changes in the board of directors, addresses, organization name, purpose or in case you need to add articles.
• Group Organizations (Councils): Will be subject to internal provisions of the Company.
State incorporation of a non-profit organization
Does not include state or federal fees or service charges.