Official Statute of the Little Champs Foundation

 

General provisions:

 

§ 1

1. "Charity" under the name of "Little Champs Foundation" founded by Karol Nędza, known as the "Founder", appointed through the notarial act by the deputy notary Mateusz Kazimierczak, in notary office in Krakow, located at an address Królewska 57, on the 27th of may 2016 and works in accordance with national provisions and latter statute.

§ 2

Charity is a legal personality.

§ 3

The official residence of charity is the town of Wieliczka

§ 4

1. The Area of Activity of Charity is the Area within the official borders of the Republic of Poland, however in the area of realizing its purposes it can operate beyond the borders of the Republic of Poland.
2. Charity can for purpose of foreign partnership use the name translated into given language.

§ 5

Charity can establish decorations, badges and honorary medals and present them along with other prizes and distinctions to both natural and legal persons.


Charity's goals and rules

§ 6

Charity's goals are:
1. presenting social help to both: help the families and persons which struggle on day to day basis and even the chances in between these families and persons.
2. supporting and spreading the culture of physique
3. supporting people in their pursuit of reintegration with community
4. charity work
5. supporting and spreading the national traditionalism and nurturing the Polish nationalism both culturally and civically through;
6. protecting and promoting healthy lifestyle
7. working towards help of handicapped
8. helping in creation of local communities
9. schooling, encouraging and nurturing higher education and upbringing of citizens
10. helping to relax and nurture young citizens
11. spreading the understanding and appreciation of culture, science and protection of cultural and national heritage
12. helping the tourism; mainly through working towards European integration and development of contacts in between the communities
13. promoting charity work
14. promoting Poland and Polish minorities abroad
15. promoting The Republic of Poland abroad
16. working towards helps of understanding values such like family, upbringing, parenting , and protecting child's rights
17. preventing addictions and social pathologies
18. helping non government organizations and/or other subjects that lead programs beneficent to activities in area of: science, technical-science, educational , cultural, physical activity, environmental well being, charity, social help, rehabilitation and handicapped communities.

§ 7

1. Charity realizes its goals through:
1) organization of the actions that target gathering financial measures through fund raisers including organizing them via internet thus also social media,
2) showing financial support to people in need
3) cooperating with government and non-government bodies in areas presented in charity's goals.
4) organization of football tournaments for both adults and children
5) developing self-awareness in the area of active participation in the region of public well being and supporting the targets and goals developed by
6) participation in designing, producing and sharing certain materials for educational purposes such like campaigns, exhibitions and different medias to strengthen the position of organizations dedicated to help public well being in Poland
7) financial actions and projects connected with the activity of the public well being,
8) protection, acquisition, administrating, using and commanding charity assets including rights of and intellectual property in accordance with laws of Republic of Poland
9) developing moral and financial backup for all public well activities and cooperating with other organizations in this area
2. Charity cannot:
1) Grant loans or secure commitments with Charity's assets in relation to its members, bodies or employees including persons with whom the Charity's members, employees or body members are married to, in cohabitation, in consanguinity or affinity in a straight line, in consanguinity or affinity collaterally to even a second degree or are tied with through nurture, guardianship, patronage or curatorship: so called "close person/loved one"
2) turn over its assets to charity members or charity employees or their loved ones, on the base other than in relation to third parties, specifically if the turnover is free of charge or on preferential terms.
3) use assets to the benefit of members of the charity or charity employees or their loved on relations different than relations to third parties, unless the usage arises directly from a goal presented in charity's statute.
4) purchase goods or services from entities, in which members of the charity, charity employees or their loved ones participate, in relation other than third party relations or for the price higher than the market value.

 

§ 8
To reach the goals set by the charity, charity may support activities and actions of different persons and institutions if their goals are convergent with charity's goals.

Charity's assets and income

§ 9

Charity's assets are consistent of founding fund worth exactly 1.000 PLN (one thousand polish zlotych) and all the assets acquired by charity during it's running period.

§ 10
Charity's income can specifically consist of:
1. donations, inheritance, endowments
2. grants, subventions
3. income from fund raisers and public events
4. income from Charity's assets

§ 11

1. Incomes consistent of grants, subventions, donations, wills and endowments may be used to realize Charity's goals only with respect and regard to heirs or donators
2. In matters of accepting donations and inheritance all the necessary documents and legal declarations are presented by Charity's Board
3. In the event of charity inheriting anything the board will move the motion to accept the inheritance with the benefit of inventory.

Charity's Authorities

§ 12

1. Charity's authorities consist of:
a) Charity's Council
b) Charity's Board
2. Members of Charity's Council will not accept any compensation for their work within the charity with the exception of the return of the documented investments they'll make themselves, including travel expenses.

Charity's Council

§ 13

1. Charity's Council is a body which provides, opinions and controls Charity
2. Charity's Council consists of six members
3. First squad of Council is appointed by the Founder. Consequentially when a member removes himself from the Council it's the Council Members duty to appoint new member of the Council.
4. In specifically justified cases a Council Member can be removed from the Council by a unanimous decision of the Charity's Council.
5. Council Membership is no longer valid in the event of a formal resignation or member's death.
6. Council Membership cannot be shared with Board Membership or any other employment within the Charity.
7. In case of appointing Council Member as the Board Member or forming any kind of employment of Council Member within the Charity his Council Membership is considered suspended, for the time being of the function he's supposed to fulfill.
8. Council chooses from its members a Council Leader. Council Leader is to direct Council goals, represent the Council, summon and lead Council meetings.

§ 14

1. Charity's Council convenes at least once a year.
2. Charity's Council is convened by the Council Leader by his own initiative or because the motion filed in writing by the Board or the Founder.
3. Charity's Council will make all decisions in the form of resolutions - usually by the majority of the votes in the event the votes are inconclusive decision lies with the Council Leader.

§ 15

Council Responsibilities:
1. Appointing and removing the Chairman and Board Members
2. Making decisions about employing Board members and setting their pensions
3. Evaluating the work of the Board, accepting the annual report or balance result and granting graduation to Board Members
4. Controlling current actions of Charity's Board
5. Setting goals and future activities for the Charity
6. Supervising all of the Charity's activities
7. Making decisions regarding fusion with other charities or Charity's termination.

§ 16

In order to reach its goals Charity's Council is entitled to:
1. Demand from Charity's Board to present all documents related to Charity's activities
2. Make a revision of assets and assess financial control.

Charity's Board

§ 17

1. Charity's Board consists of no more than three persons appointed by Charity's Council for three years worth term of office.
2. Member of the Charity's Board can hold the office for more than just one term.
3. Initial Charity Board consists of Charity's Chairman who under this statute is the same person as the Founder.
4. Charity's Chairman appoints rest of the Charity's Board.
5. In the event Charity's Chairman resigns Charity's Council is to appoint a new Chairman.
6. Entire Charity's Board or/and their individual members can be removed from Board and the Charity altogether prior to their term of office is finished by virtue of Council's resolution, excluding the Founder who cannot be removed by Charity's Council.

§ 18

1. Charity's Board runs Charity's actions and represents it publicly.
2. Most important duties of Charity's Board:
a) running the Charity
b) presenting both: annual plans of charity's activities and financial plans
c) presenting regulations
d) managing Charity's assets
e) setting the demand for employees and budget for their pensions
f) making all decisions in all matters that weren't left in hands of different bodies
g) accepting donations, wills and inheritances, subventions and endowments
h) moving and accepting the motion to change or edit Charity's Statute, fuse with different Charity or to close Charity.
i) making decision regarding fusion with other charity or to terminate the charity which was presented by Charity's Council or individually.
3. Charity's Board makes all decisions during the meetings in the form or resolutions which are made by the majority vote of members that are present at the meeting.
4. All board members must be made aware that the meeting will be held. It's acceptable to pass the message with an e-mail or via phone.
5. Charity's Board members can present their proxy who's job and duties will be specifically established beforehand.
6. Charity's Board is supposed to annually, up to every 30th of September present Charity's Council a report regarding Charity's activities.

Means of Representation

§ 19

Every single Board member is authorized to represent the Charity.

Statute's Alterations

§ 20

Any alterations to Charity's Statute can be made only by Charity's Board after receiving an opinion from Charity's Council. Statute alterations can refer to goals for which the Charity was founded which are presented in the certificate of incorporation.

Charity's Termination

§ 21

1. Charity is to be terminated in the event in which the goals that were initially set are reached or in the event in which the assets and financial resources are depleted.
2. Charity's Terminators are appointed and dismissed by Charity's Board.

§ 22

The decision regarding termination of the Charity is made by the Charity's Board on their own or on the basis of a motion filed by Charity's Council through a unanimous resolution.

§ 23

By the virtue of Charity's Council resolution all financial resources and assets of the Charity can be forwarded to other Charity's and organizations with similar goals after the Charity's termination.

OUR PARTNERS

"A person is not great for his possessions but for who he is;
not for what he's got but for what he shares with others"
             

                                    

                                  John Paul II

 

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