Statute of “Nasz Dom” Foundation
Chapter 1. General Provisions.
§1. “Nasz Dom” Foundation, hereinafter called “Foundation”, was founded by Paweł Urbanowicz, hereinafter called the Founder, by way of notarial deed no. A.I.685/90, on March 14, 1990.
§2. The seat of the Foundation is Lutol Mokry.
§3. The territory of operations for the Foundation is the Republic of Poland.
1. For purposes of its operations, the Foundation may establish permanent and temporary posts elsewhere.
2. The Foundation may hold divisions abroad.
3. The Foundation may join associations.
§4. The Foundation has been established for an indeterminate period of time.
§5. Oversight over the Foundation is maintained by the minister responsible for the education of youth.
§6. The Foundation uses an oval logo with its name and the image of a house.
§7. The Foundation operates according to current law and the provisions in this statute.
Chapter 2. The aims and tasks of the Foundation
§8. The aims of the Foundation are the following:
1. To bring help to children and adolescents that are alienated, shunned, or orphaned, or that are at risk of becoming alienated, shunned, or orphaned, as well as to the people who support them.
2. To bring help to children, adolescents, and adults that are in difficult situations and at risk of becoming abandoned and alienated.
3. To bring help to its grown-up pupils.
§9. The Foundation pursues the aims by way of the following tasks:
1. Creating, financing and supporting:
a) foster homes, fraternal communities, therapeutic centers, or other forms of homes, communities or institutions.
d) socio-economical activities;
e) support funds,
f) or real estate resources,
2. Helping the disabled
3. Counteracting marginalization and social exclusion,
4. Financing construction and the renovation of buildings,
5. Cooperation with natural and legal persons, organizations, institutions, and other entities.
6. Running business activities.
Chapter 3. The Foundation's assets
§10. The Foundation's assets include:
1. The financial assets identified by the Founder in the declaration of will by which the the Foundation has been established.
2. Grants, subsidies, donations, inheritances, and bequests.
3. Profits acquired by virtue of moveables, real estate, and economic rights.
4. Bank interests,
5. Profits from fund-raising and public events,
6. Profits from business activities.
§11. The Foundation operates by accumulating and spending financial and material resources, as well as by the acquisition, possession, and administration of its moveables and real estate.
1. The Foundation manages finance and accounting according to the regulations pertaining to legal persons.
2. In account books, business activities are separated from statutory ones.
Chapter 4. The Foundation's Bodies
§13. The Foundation's Body is its Board.
§14. The Foundation's Board consists of the President, the House's Guardian, and board members, the latter not fewer than three.
§15. 1. The President of the Foundation is either the founder or a person appointed by him. The remaining board members are appointed also by the Founder. After the Founder's death, the President and board members are appointed by the House's Guardian.
2. In the event of his death, or of his incapability to fulfill his statutory duties, the Founder may appoint the House's Guardian via declaration of will. A similar procedure applies for Guardians appointing their deputies.
§16.1. The Foundation's Board manages the Foundation's activities as well as represents it outside.
2. Of the competences of the Board, one is to make every decision related to the Foundation, and especially those pertaining to:
a) establishing agendas as well as annual and multi-annual finance schemes;
b) managing the Foundation's assets;
c) preparing reports about the Foundation's activities;
d) organizing and supervising the Foundation's business activities;
§17.1 The Board's resolutions are made by the simple majority of the votes cast, with at least half of its members present. The Board's sessions are presided over by the President or his appointed deputy.
2. The Board's resolutions pertaining to selling out, exchanging, or charging the real estate assets of the Foundations are only valid by the absolute majority of the votes cast.
§18. The Board's resolutions may be the basis for establishing other organs of the Foundation.
§19.1 The declaration of will on behalf of the Foundation is put forward by its President or two board members simultaneously.
2. The function of the workplace manager as entailed by the Labor Code, is fulfilled by the Foundation's President.
Chapter 5. The Foundation's business activities.
§20.1 The business activities of the Foundation may include manufacturing, constructing, trading, and providing services, each governed by relevant regulations.
2. Profits from the business activities are devoted entirely for the purposes of the Foundation's statutory activities.
§21.1 The Foundation may run business activities on its own or through isolated organizational bodies.
2. The business activities managed directly by the Foundation are run and managed by the board. The isolated organizational bodies are run by their respective managers appointed by the Board.
Chapter 6. Merger with another foundation
§22. By virtue of the Founder's decision and according to current legal regulations, the Foundation may merge with another foundation, provided that the statutory aims of the latter's remain the same as the former's.
Chapter 7. Alterations in statute
§23.1 Alterations in the statute, including in the Foundation's aims, may be incorporated by the Founder after consulting the Board.
2. After the Founder's death, alterations in statute are introduced by the House's Guardian after consulting the Board.
3. The Board's resolutions exacting changes in statute are carried by the absolute majority of the votes cast.
Chapter 8. The Foundation's liquidation
§24. The Foundation is liquidated in the case of the depletion of its funds or at the request of the Founder.
§25. The Founder or, in the case of his death, the House's Guardian, appoints an administrator who exacts the liquidation of the Foundation; furthermore, either the Founder or the Guardian (with the analogous reservations) establishes a liquidation committee which is to present an opinion on the purpose of the Foundation's assets that are to remain after its liquidation. After consulting the committee, the Founder, or, in the case of his death, the Patron, determines conclusively the purpose of the assets.