What are Articles of Incorporation?
Formal documents filed with the Secretary of State to legally document the creation of a corporation. Our Articles of incorporation needed to have pertinent information like our corporation’s name, street address, agent for service of process, and the amount and type of stock to be issued. ” 123 Up And Adam, Inc. ” is a non-profit, and we have no stock.

These are 123 Up And Adam’s Articles of Organization

ARTICLE I
The exact name of the corporation is:
123 UP AND ADAM INC.
ARTICLE II
The purpose of the corporation is to engage in the following business activities:
THIS CORPORATION SHALL BE A NONPROFIT CORPORATION. THE PURPOSE OF THE CORPORATION IS TO ENGAGE IN ANY LAWFUL ACT OR ACTIVITY FOR WHICH CORPORATIONS MAY BE ORGANIZED UNDER THE GENERAL CORPORATION LAW OF MASSACHUSETTS. THE PURPOSE AND ESSENCE OF THE CORPORATION ARE EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE, EDUCATIONAL AND NONPROFIT AS DEFINED UNDER SECTION 501(C)(3) OF THE INTERNAL REVENU E CODE OF 1986, AS AMENDED (OR ANY CORRESPONDING PROVISIONS OF ANY FUTURE UNITED STATES INTERNAL REVENUE LAW OR REGULATIONS THEREUNDER, HEREINAFTER COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO AS THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE) AND ARE HEREIN STATED AS FOLLOWS: UP AND ADAM INC. IS A CROSS-DISABILITY, COMMUNITY-BASED AGENCY T HAT PRACTICES CONSUMER-CONTROL. THE NON-PROFIT CORPORATION SHALL PROVIDE AID AND RELIEF SERVICES, TO HOMELESS, DISABLED PERSONS IN MASSACHUSETTS AND I N NEW BEDFORD. IN ORDER TO CARRY OUT THE PURPOSES SET FORTH ABOVE, THE CORPORATION SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING POWERS WITHIN THE STATED LIMITATIONS: (A) T O SOLICIT AND ACCEPT, ACQUIRE BY GIFT, DONATION, DEVISE, GRANT, PURCHASE, LOAN OR OTHERWISE, ANY PROPERTY WITHOUT LIMITATION; (B) TO MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS, LO ANS OR GRANTS WHICH ARE CONSISTENT WITH THE PURPOSE OF THE CORPORATION; (C) TO MAKE AGREEMENTS AND CONTRACTS AND INCUR LIABILITIES; (D) TO DO ALL THINGS NECESSARY OR DESIRABLE TO CARRY ON AND ACCOMPLISH THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH THE CORPORATION IS ORGANIZED AS THE DIRECTORS OF THE CORPORATION MAY FROM TIME TO TIME DEEM APPROPRIATE AND WHICH ARE NOT INCONSISTENT WITH POWERS CONFERRED UPON A NON-STOCK CORPORATION BY THE GENERAL LAWS OF THE STATE O F MASSACHUSETTS AND THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; (E) THE CORPORATION IS NOT ORGANIZED FOR PECUNIARY PROFIT. THE CORPORATION SHALL HAVE NO POWER TO DECLARE DIVIDENDS. NO PART OF THE NET EARNINGS OF THE CORPORATION SHALL INURE TO BENEFIT OF NOR BE DISTRIBUTED TO ANY MEMBER, DIRECTOR, OFFICER OF OTHER INDIVIDUAL, EXCEPT THAT THE CORPORATION SHALL BE AUTHORIZED AND EMPOWERED TO PAY REASONABLE COMPENSATION FOR SERVICES ACTUALLY RENDERED AND TO MAKE PAYMENTS AND DISTRIBUTIONS IN FURTHERANCE OF THE PURPOSES HEREIN SET FORTH. (F) EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SECTIONS 501(H) AND 4911 OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, NO SUBSTANTIAL PART OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE CORPORATION SHALL BE THE CARRYING ON OF PROPAGANDA OR OTHERWISE ATTEMPTING TO INFLUENCE LEGISLATION. THE CORPORATION SHALL NOT PARTICIPATE IN NOR INTERVENE IN (INCLUDING THE PUBLISHING OR DISTRIBUTION OF STATEMENTS) ANY POLITICAL CAMPAIGN ON BEHALF OF ANY CANDIDATE FOR PUBLIC OFFICE. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISIONS, THE CORPORATION SHALL NOT CARRY ON ANY ACTIVITIES NOT PERMITTED TO BE CARRIED ON: (1) BY A CORPORATION EXEMPT FROM FEDERAL TAX UNDER SECTION 501(C)(3) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OR, (2) BY A CORPORATION, CONTRIBUTIONS TO WHICH ARE DEDUCTIBLE UNDER SECTION 170(C)(2) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE. (3) THE CORPORATION SHALL NOT CARRY ON ACTIVITIES PROHIBITED BY THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE FOR A PRIVATE FOUNDATION TO BE TAX EXEMPT, INCLUDING THE CORPORATION SHALL DISTRIBUTE ITS INCOME FOR EACH TAX YEAR AT SUCH TIME AND IN SUCH MANNER AS NOT TO BECOME SUBJECT TO THE TAX ON UNDISTRIBUTED INCOME IMPOSED BY SECTION 4942 OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; SHALL NOT ENGAGE IN ACT OF SELF-DEALING AS DEFINED IN SECTION 4941(D) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; SHAL L NOT RETAIN ANY EXCESS BUSINESS HOLDINGS AS DEFINED IN SECTION 4943 OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; SHALL NOT MAKE ANY INVESTMENTS IN SUCH MANNER AS TO SUBJECT IT TO TAX UNDER SECTION 4944 OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; AND SHALL NOT MAKE ANY TAXABLE EXPENDITURES AS DEFINED IN SECTION 4945(D) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
ARTICLE III
A corporation may have one or more classes of members. If it does, the designation of such classes, the manner of election or appointments, the duration of membership and the qualifications and rights, including voting rights, of the members of each class, may be set forth in the by-laws of the corporation or may be set forth below:
ARTICLE IV
Other lawful provisions, if any, for the conduct and regulation of the business and affairs of the corporation, for its voluntary dissolution, or for limiting, defining, or regulating the powers of the corporation, or of its directors or members, or of any class of members, are as follows: (If there are no provisions state “NONE”)
PROVISIONS REGARDING THE DISTRIBUTION OF ASSETS UPON DISSOLUTION ARE: IF THE CORPORATION IS DISSOLVED FOR ANY REASON, THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS SHALL DISPO SE OF ALL OF THE NET ASSETS OF THE CORPORATION IN A MANNER CONSISTENT WITH T HE GENERAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS GOVERNING NON-STOCK CORPORATIONS. IF THE CORPORATION IS DISSOLVED OR ENDED FOR ANY REASON, THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS SHALL DISPOSE OF ALL OF THE NET ASSETS OF THE CORPORATION EXCLUSIVELY TO SUCH ORGANIZATIONS WHICH ARE ORGANIZED AND OPERATE EXCLUSIVELY F OR CHARITABLE OR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES AS SHALL AT THE TIME, QUALIFY AS AN EXEMPT ORGANIZATION UNDER SECTION 501(C)(3) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE, PROVIDED THE CORPORATION, BEFORE ANY SUCH DISTRIBUTIONS, SHALL FIRST PAY ALL OF TH E LIABILITIES OF THE CORPORATION AS REQUIRED BY THE GENERAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS. ANY REMAINING ASSETS SHALL BE DISPOSED OF BY THE COURT IN THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE PRINCIPAL OFFICE OF THE CORPORATION IS THEN LOCATED, EXCLUSIVELY FOR SUCH PURPOSES OR TO SUCH ORGANIZATIONS.

ARTICLE V

The by-laws of the corporation have been duly adopted and the initial directors, president, treasurer, and clerk or other presiding, financial or recording officers, whose names are set out on the following page, have been duly elected.

ARTICLE VI

The effective date of organization of the corporation shall be the date approved and filed by the Secretary of the Commonwealth. If a later effective date is desired, specify such date which shall not be more than thirty days after the date of filing.

ARTICLE VII
The information contained in Article VII is not a permanent part of the Articles of Organization.
a. The street address (post office boxes are not acceptable) of the principal office of the corporation in Massachusetts is:
No. and Street: 82 WENDELL AVENUE
SUITE 100 City or Town: PITTSFIELD State: MA Zip: 01201 Country: USA
b. The name, residential street address and post office address of each director and officer of the corporation is as follows:
Title Individual Name
First, Middle, Last, Suffix
Address
(no PO Box)
Address, City or Town, State, Zip Code
Expiration of Term
PRESIDENT MANUEL ARCANGEL MARTINEZ
1123 ROCKDALE AVE NEW BEDFORD, MA 02740 USA 1123 ROCKDALE AVE NEW BEDFORD, MA 02740 USA
Perpetual
TREASURER MANUEL ARCANGEL MARTINEZ
1123 ROCKDALE AVE NEW BEDFORD, MA 02740 USA 1123 ROCKDALE AVE NEW BEDFORD, MA 02740 USA
Perpetual
CLERK MANUEL ARCANGEL MARTINEZ
1123 ROCKDALE AVE NEW BEDFORD, MA 02740 USA 1123 ROCKDALE AVE NEW BEDFORD, MA 02740 USA
Perpetual
DIRECTOR MANUEL ARCANGEL MARTINEZ
1123 ROCKDALE AVE NEW BEDFORD, MA 02740 USA 1123 ROCKDALE AVE NEW BEDFORD, MA 02740 USA
Perpetual
c. The fiscal year (i.e., tax year) of the business entity shall end on the last day of the month of: January
d. The name and business address of the resident agent, if any, of the business entity is:
Name: NORTHWEST REGISTERED AGENT SERVICE, INC. No. and Street: 82 WENDELL AVENUE
SUITE 100 City or Town: PITTSFIELD State: MA Zip: 01201 Country: USA
I/We, the below-signed incorporator(s), do hereby certify under the pains and penalties of perjury that I/we have not been convicted of any crimes relating to alcohol or gaming within the past ten years. I/We do hereby further certify that to the best of my/our knowledge the above-named officers have not been similarly convicted. If so convicted, explain:
IN WITNESS WHEREOF AND UNDER THE PAINS AND PENALTIES OF PERJURY, I/we, whose signature(s) appear below as incorporator(s) and whose name(s) and business or residential address (es) beneath each signature do hereby associate with the intention of forming this business entity under the provisions of General Law, Chapter 180 and do hereby sign these Articles of Organization as incorporator(s) this 23 Day of February 2015. (If an existing corporation is acting as incorporator, type in the exact name of the business entity, the state or other jurisdiction where it was incorporated, the name of the person signing on behalf of said business entity and the title he/she holds or other authority by which such action is taken.) MORGAN NOBLE NORTHWEST REGISTERED AGENT SERVICE, INC. 906 W. 2ND AVENUE, SUI TE 100 SPOKANE, WA 99201
MA SOC Filing Number: 201514825440 Date: 2/23/2015 1:58:00 PM
THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
I hereby certify that, upon examination of this document, duly submitted to me, it appears
that the provisions of the General Laws relative to corporations have been complied with,
and I hereby approve said articles; and the filing fee having been paid, said articles are
deemed to have been filed with me on:
February 23, 2015 01:58 PM
WILLIAM FRANCIS GALVIN
Secretary of the Commonwealth

Articles of Incorporation