ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF SANGAMA
Article I. Name.
The name of this corporation is Sangama.
Article II. Purpose.
This corporation is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person. Sangama is organized under the Nonprofit Corporation Law of Missouri.
The specific and primary purpose of Sangama is to engage in charitable, literary, and educational activities within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or the corresponding provisions of any future United States Internal Revenue Code, by promoting, propagating and teaching the cultural heritage of the state of Karnataka in India in a manner which provides no monetary gain or profit for its members or patrons.
Article III. Operational Limitations.
This corporation is organized and operated exclusively for charitable, literary and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Not withstanding any other provisions of these articles, Sangama shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from Federal Income Tax under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law); (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under Section 170 (c) (2) of the Intemal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Intemal Revenue Law; or (c) according to the bylaws (or according to any future amendments of the bylaws established by the General Body of Sangama.
Article IV. Inurement of Income.
The property of this corporation is irrevocably dedicated to charitable, literary and educational purposes, and no part of the net eamings of Sangama shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributed to its members, directors, officers, or other private persons except that the corporation shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for the services rendered.