Victoria Parks Coalition, Inc. is created to promote, build, and oversee new and additional public or governmental support for parks and recreation projects in Victoria, Texas, by maintaining continuous and bona fide programs for solicitation of funds from the general public, community, or affiliated groups, as well as by undertaking activities designed to attract support from governmental units or other charitable organizations described in Section 509(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is organized exclusively for and shall operate for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, to the federal government, and to one or more state and local governments, for public purposes. No part of the earnings of Victoria Parks Coalition, Inc. shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to, its directors, officers, trustees, members, or other private persons, except that it shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of its purposes as set forth herein. No substantial part of the activities of this organization shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and this organization shall not participate in, or intervene in (including by the publishing or distribution of statements), any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office. Notwithstanding any other provision of this certificate, Victoria Parks Coalition shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on by (a) a corporation exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under Section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Jamie Brown, President
Gail Repka, Vice President
Lee Keeling, Treasurer, Secretary, Attorney