Chapter 3 – Empowering the Nonprofit to Lessen the Burden of Government

For an organization to be designed to lessen the burden of government, it has to say so in some form in its charter, such as the wording of the purpose and description found in Section 6(b) of the charter of the Fairfax Library Foundation. It defines the existing ordinary burden, how the Foundation would help lessen it, and where—the government or jurisdiction:

Fairfax Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable and educational organization committed to providing supplementary support to the Fairfax County Public Library, a unit of the government of the County and City of Fairfax, Virginia. The Foundation, while reinforcing the need for continued and increased ...

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