(a) In General.—The foundation may—
(b) Powers as Trustee.—To carry out its purposes, the foundation has the usual powers of a corporation acting as a trustee in the District of Columbia, including the power—
to accept, receive, solicit, hold, administer, and use any gift, devise, or bequest, either absolutely or in trust, of property or any income from or other interest in property;
unless otherwise required by an instrument of transfer, to sell, donate, lease, invest, or otherwise dispose of any property or income from property;
to make contracts and other arrangements with public agencies and private organizations and persons and to make payments necessary to carry out its functions;
to do any other act necessary and proper to carry out the purposes of the foundation.
(c) Encumbered or Restricted Gifts.—
The foundation may enter into such contracts with public and private entities as it considers appropriate to carry out its purposes.
(e) Annual Conference in Washington Metropolitan Area.—
During each year (beginning with 2003), the foundation may sponsor a conference in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to honor secondary school students and other individuals who have served (or plan to serve) as poll workers and assistants and who have otherwise participated in the programs and activities of the foundation.