36 U.S. Code § 152903 - Purposes

§ 152903.
The purposes of the corporation are as provided in the articles of incorporation and include a continuing commitment, on a national basis—
to conduct, record, and publish the results of research on the history and deeds of the American colonists;
to publish the memoirs of American colonists;
to erect memorials to commemorate the history and deeds of the American colonists;
to promote respect and admiration for the institutions, laws, and flag of the United States;
to engage in mutual improvement and educational activities;
to establish scholarships to assist needy and deserving students and to promote the improvement of educational institutions;
to engage in volunteer service and make contributions to veterans hospitals; and
to perform other charitable activities, including the national presidents’ projects, as may be provided in the articles of incorporation or bylaws of the corporation.
(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1420; Pub. L. 105–354, § 1(10), Nov. 3, 1998, 112 Stat. 3244.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Pub. L. 105–225



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Oct. 30, 1984, Pub. L. 98–561, § 3, 98 Stat. 2910.

Before clause (1), the words “objects” and “for which the corporation is organized” are omitted as unnecessary.

Clauses (6)–(8) restate 36:2903(6) as 3 clauses for clarity.

Pub. L. 105–354

This amends section 152903(8) of title 36 to correct an inconsistency in the revised title.


1998—Par. (8). Pub. L. 105–354 substituted “corporation” for “Corporation”.


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