The Foundation filed its articles of incorporation with the Commonwealth of Virginia State Corporation Commission in 1994. It has maintained its status with the Virginia SCC since that time and is also registered with the Commonwealth as an authorized fund-raising organization in the state.
The Internal Revenue Service has issued the Foundation a Federal Employee Identification Number (FEIN) and a final ruling letter concerning the corporate tax and charity status of the Foundation. The 116th Infantry Regiment Foundation, Inc. is considered exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code and is a publicly supported charity as defined under section 170 (b) (1) (A) (vi) of the code.
We are also a registered business entity in the country of France, Europe.
The Board of Directors operates the Foundation under the guidance of the Foundation’s approved by-laws as allowed by the articles of incorporation.