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SAMPLE ARTICLES OF
INCORPORATION

[Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation]
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
OF
(CORPORATION NAME)


I

The name of this corporation is _____________________________________________

II

A.    This corporation is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and is not organized for
the private gain of any person. It is organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit
Corporation Law for charitable purposes.

B.    The specific purpose of this corporation is to ________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________

III

The name and address in the State of California of this corporation's initial agent for
service of process is: _______________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________

IV

A.    This corporation is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposed
within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

B.    No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall consist of carrying
on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the
corporation shall not participate or intervene in any political campaign (including
the publishing or distribution of statements) on behalf of any candidate for public
office.

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