The Mount Baker Bicycle Club’s informational and administrative forms: in PDF format and intended to be printed out and used in accordance with the MBBC’s operations.
The Mount Baker Bicycle Club, its board members, and club members while on sanctioned rides, are insured via the League of American Bicyclists’ Club and Advocacy Organization Insurance Program.
Additional policies from the League of American Bicyclists are drawn up and put into effect for special rides, including the annual Chuckanut Classic.
The Mount Baker Bicycle Club is a nonprofit corporation in the state of Washington: UBI 601-440-878.
Articles of incorporation were issued by the State of Washington Secretary of State on January 20, 1993.
The Mount Baker Bicycle Club is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation according to the US Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service: EIN 45-0493666.
In June 2003, the Mount Baker Bicycle Club became a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization recognized by the Internal Revenue Service and US Department of the Treasury
501(c)(3) exempt status ruling was established by the Internal Revenue Service on June 19, 2003. The club’s 501(c)(3) nonprofit status was renewed as of May 15, 2010 – see renewal of 501(c)(3) exempt status letter here.
Donations made to the Mount Baker Bicycle Club are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Any donations made to the Mount Baker Bicycle Club must be made to the organization directly, and not to anyone acting as an agent of the Mount Baker Bicycle Club.
Articles of Incorporation were originally filed with the State of Washington on January 20, 1993, and were last updated with the State of Washington on March 6, 2002.
Article I: The name of the corporation shall be: Mount Baker Bicycle Club (the “corporation”).
Article II: The term of existence shall be: perpetual.
Article III: The purposes of this corporation are educational and instructional to promote and enhance bicycle safety.
The corporation is organized exclusively for education, charitable, and scientific purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future
United States Internal Revenue Law).
Notwithstanding any other provision of these Articles, the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on by a corporation exempt from Federal Income Tax under IRC 501(c)(3) of
the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law.
Original wording of Article III, prior to update on March 6, 2002, was:
The purposes for which the corporation is organized are as follows: To encourage bicycle riding for better health and recreation by conducting recreational rides, sporting events,
bicycle racing and related programs. To represent the interests of local bicyclists and to provide bicycle education to the community. To support its membership and the cycling public with a source of
Articles IV and V: Articles IV and V list the names and addresses of (IV) the registered agent of the corporation (currently Marie Kimball, President) and (V) the board of directors.
Article V additionally reads: There shall be no fewer than six (6) and no more than twelve (12) directors serving as the Mount Baker Bicycle Club Board of Directors.
Article VI: In the event of dissolution of the corporation, the net assets are to be distributed as follows: to local organizations or entities for the benefit of bicycling activities. Article VI
is superceded by Article VIII as of March 6, 2002. See Article VIII below.
Article VII lists the name and address of the incorporators of the Mount Baker Bicycle Club.
Article VIII: Should the corporation for any reason cease to exist or if it is dissolved or liquidated, then its net assets shall be distributed to THE BICYCLE ALLIANCE OF WASHINGTON provided
that organization is still in existence and is qualified for tax exempt status under Section IRS 501(c)(3).
Should THE BICYCLE ALLIANCE OF WASHINGTON not exist or if it has lost its qualified tax exempt status under Section IRS 501(c)(3) (as amended from time to time) at the time of this corporation’s dissolution, the Board of
Directors shall, after paying or making a provision for the payment of all of the liabilities of the corporation, dispose of all of the assets of the corporation exclusively for the purposes of the corporation
in such a manner or to such organization or organizations organized and operated exclusively for charitable, educational, religious, or scientific purposes as shall at the time qualify as an exempt organization or organizations
under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law) whose purposes are exclusively for one or more of the charitable, religious, educational,
or scientific purposes above described.
Article IX: These Articles shall not be amended except by a unanimous vote of all qualified directors of the corporation.
Yearly corporate renewals and nonprofit updates must be submitted via the following online forms: