Our organization has been incorporated as a not for profit registered charity since 2000. The objects for with the corporation is incorporated are:
The establishment and operation of a historical organization for the purpose of:
1) Educating the public and promoting public interest in the military and naval history of Ontario
2) Implementing educational programs for adults and children through animation, military and naval re-enactments, seminars and special events.
My advice to any group seeking to incorporate and/or register as a charity that you hire a lawyer if you can afford to as they are the professionals and make the job easier as they know the in's and out's of the application process.
Hope this helps!
Historic Military Establishment of Upper Canada
Not-for-Profit Registered Charity
----- Original Message -----
From: Mike Jansen
Sent: Sunday, March 30, 2008 12:56 PM
Subject: [War Of 1812] Objects of Incorporation
Forwarded from Calvin Arnt,
I'm pretty sure there are some reenactment groups out there, based in
Ontario, who are registered charities or at the very least not for
profit corporations. I'm just wondering if someone connected to one
of those groups would mind emailing me what your objects of
corporation are please. We are trying to do so ourselves for our unit
and would like to see what has worked for other historical groups out
there. I am presuming you have not used the pre-approved objects,
since reenacting units don't really fit well in any of the categories
for pre-approved objects.
And if you have any ideas for a name suggestions let me know too
Emails to: americantory@...
Butler's Rangers, Col. John Butler's Coy.
War of 1812:
1st Reg't, Lincoln Militia.
Capt. James Crooks' Light Coy.
"Rank is the idol worship by all on this continent."
General Frederick Haldimand to Lord George Germain.
Quebec, 28 January, 1781.
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