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Ed Fund Bylaws

ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL OF RHODE ISLAND EDUCATION FUND INC.
BY-LAWS

Article I Name

The name of this organization shall be the Environment Council of Rhode Island Education Fund, Inc.

Article II Purpose

The Environment Council of Rhode Island Education Fund is established for the purpose of conducting research and education to enhance the long term stewardship of Rhode Island’s natural environment. Creating educational materials and programs to prevent pollution and natural resource depletion are the fundamental goals of this organization.

This corporation is established exclusively for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States. To accomplish its purposes, the corporation may solicit gifts, contributions, subscriptions, and grants, and may administer, hold, lend, sell and disburse the same for such charitable and educational purposes as are permitted by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States as it now exists and hereafter as amended.

No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall attempt to influence legislation, nor shall this corporation take part in any political campaign on behalf of or against any candidate for public office.

Upon dissolution of this corporation, any remaining assets shall be transferred only to an organization having like charitable and educational purposes as are permitted by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States.

The complete text of the current By-Laws are available as a pdf download.