Noisebridge is a California Public Benefit Membership Corporation. We have also been determined by the IRS to be a Public Charity and exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Our EIN is 26-3507741.
Here you can download all of our incorporation and 501(c)(3) application documents.
Incorporation and 501(c)(3) Application Documents
Noisebridge's Bylaws (16.0MB):
Noisebridge's Articles of Incorporation (60KB):
File:Noisebridge-endorsed articles of incorporation.pdf
Noisebridge's 501(c)(3) application to IRS (8.3MB):
File:Noisebridge-form-1023-application for exemption.pdf
Noisebridge's Attachments for 501(c)(3) application to IRS (26.3MB):
Noisebridge's Checklist for 501(c)(3) application to IRS (894KB):
Part of our 501(c)(3) tax exemption acceptance process involved answering several questions by the IRS examiner.
And here are scans of our 501(c)3) tax exemption letter as an educational membership organization, incorporated in the state of California: