[ GENERAL PROVISIONS ]
1. The headquarters of the Foundation is in Bolechowice, Poland.
2. The Foundation was founded for an unlimited time.
1. The Foundation shall operate in the territory of the Republic of Poland and also abroad.
2. The Foundation may establish branches, bases and representatives in Poland and abroad.
3. The foundation may be a member of national and international organizations with similar goals.
1. The society may use both graphic and written symbols to identify itself.
2. For the purposes of international cooperation, the Foundation may use the translation of its name into selected foreign languages.
1. The foundation is a legal entity.
2. The competent Minister with respect to the purpose of the Foundation is the Minister of Culture.
[ OBJECTIVES AND RULES OF ACTION FOR THE FOUNDATION ]
The objectives of the Foundation are:
1. Support of ballet students and dancers in contact with their families and other areas of need.
2. Support of artistic, physical, intellectual, psychological and spiritual development for ballet students and dancers.
3. Transmission of Christian values.
4. Care for the psychological state of ballet students and dancers.
5. Promoting talented ballet students and dancers.
6. Creating bonds between people involved in the development of ballet on an international scale.
7. Supporting all activities devoted to the development of ballet.
8. Advancement of ballet.
The Foundation realizes its objectives by:
1. Organizing means of transport, tickets to performances and other help for ballet students and dancers and their families.
2. Financial help for ballet dancers in areas such as schooling, travel, workshops, competitions, costumes, shoes, concerts, insurance, tickets to performances.
3. Supporting young talent by granting scholarships for exceptional students, organizing competitions, awarding prizes.
4. Program support as well as financing or co-financing projects connected with ballet.
5. Financing or co-financing the purchase of insurance for ballet students and dancers.
6. Financing or co-financing medical procedures, rehabilitation and other methods of improving the health and physical condition of ballet students and dancers.
7. Financial help, career advice, and psychological support for young ballet dancers while seeking employment.
8. Organizing, co-organizing, and financing or co-financing meetings, conferences, workshops and other forms of personal and professional development for ballet dancers, their families and others connected to ballet.
9. Organizing and co-organizing psychological, dietetic and medical help as well as spiritual advice for ballet students and dancers.
10. Organizing and co-organizing ballet concerts, spectacles, and competitions.
11. Cooperation with other organizations within the borders of the objectives of the Foundation.
12. Financial aid for schools and foundations supporting ballet.
13. Supporting activities to promote ballet in society.
14. Promoting ballet in pre-schools, schools, foundations and other areas of society.
15. Publishing activities.
16. Cooperation with individuals, organizations and institutions connected to ballet
17. Supporting the organization of projects with similar objectives to the Foundation.
18. All types of promotional, informational and innovational activities.
19. All activities leading to the fulfillment of the objectives of the Foundation.
[ PROPERTY AND REVENUES OF THE FOUNDATION ]
1. The property of the Foundation is the contribution in cash in the amount of PLN 5000 (say: five thousand Polish zloty) made by the Founder.
2. The financial year for the Foundation is the calendar year.
3. The first financial year begins with the day the Foundation was legally founded and runs until December 31, 2018.
1. Revenues may also be obtained from:
1) donations, inheritances and legacies, subscriptions and subsidies
2) collections, auctions and public events
3) revenues of the Foundation
4) sale of events and tickets to events organized or co-organized by the Foundation
5) interest from bank accounts
6) other sources
[ GOVERNING BODIES OF THE FOUNDATION ]
1. The governing body of the Foundation is the Board.
2. The Board is made up of one or more individuals.
3. The members of the Board are appointed for an indefinite period of time and may be recalled by the Founder
4. Each member of the Board may represent the Foundation individually.
1. The Board directs the activities of the Foundation and represents it outside.
2. The Board is competent in all matters not reserved for the Founder.
3. The duties of the Board include:
1) Concluding contracts on behalf of and for the Foundation
2) Carrying out legal acts with the Foundation’s Board members on behalf of and for the Foundation, in particular signing contracts,
3) Hiring workers for the Foundation and setting their salaries
4) Passing the Foundation’s plans
5) Passing rules
6) Submitting reports on the activities of the Foundation
7) Managing the Foundation’s assets
8) Receiving gifts, inheritances, legacies, subscriptions and subsidies as well as other sources of finances for the Foundation
9) Making decisions regarding changes to the statutes of the Foundation
10) Making decisions regarding joining with another foundation or liquidating the Foundation
11) Laying out the main direction of activity for the Foundation
12) Leading the current activity of the Foundation
13) Supervision of the activity of the Foundation
14) The Board makes decisions during meetings in the form of resolutions through a simple majority vote of the members present. In the case of a tie vote, the President of the Foundation makes the decision. A quorum is not necessary for a vote to take place.
15) Meetings of the Board are called and led by the President of the Board.
16) Minutes of each Board meeting will be written and confirmed by the member leading the meeting.
17) All members of the Board must be informed of the time and place of each meeting by a registered letter or other adequate means at least 7 days beforehand.
18) The Board may grant power of attorney for a specific issue within the Board’s function.
19) Board members may be rewarded for fulfilling their function on the Board.
[ FINAL PROVISIONS ]
1. A change in the statutes may not change the objectives of the Foundation in a vital manner.
2. Changes in the statutes may be initiated by the Board and on the basis of a resolution passed by the Board.
3. The Foundation may be liquidated if it has fulfilled the objectives it was created for or if the financial and material reserves run out.
4. If the Foundation is liquidated any remaining finances or materials may be designated to another foundation or organization with similar objectives.