36 U.S. Code § 80102 - Purposes

§ 80102.

The corporation shall be organized and operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3)) and shall comply with the requirements for classification as an exempt organization under section 501(c)(3). The charitable purposes of the corporation shall be achieved through volunteer efforts by the members of the corporation, including arts programs, conservation programs, educational programs, homelife programs, international affairs, public affairs programs advancing information about public affairs, and community improvement programs.

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Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Mar. 3, 1901, ch. 860, § 1(b), as added Aug. 7, 1986, Pub. L. 99–376, § 1(3), 100 Stat. 804.


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