Sample Article of Incorporation:U.S statewise

The filing division office of all the states, commonwealth and U.S territories have prescribed sample article of incorporation for nonprofit organizations.


The samples provided below confirm to the respective state laws but they MAY or MAY NOT include clauses to comply with requirements specified by the IRS.

IRS has prescribed 4 mandatory clauses to be included in the article of incorporation of nonprofit organizations. Be sure to add these clauses if not already included.

Download sample article of incorporation for nonprofit organization

Click on the respective state link and follow instructions to download the sample format of article of incorporation as prescribed by the respective state authorities.

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