Articles Of Organization (A Not-For-Profit Organization)


Article I

The name of the organization shall be the E.R. Cuony Tribute and Scholarship Fund

Article II

The principal office of the organization is in Geneva, N.Y. 14425 care of the National Bank of Geneva, 2 Seneca Street (EIN 20-14455446 established 08-05-04)

Article III

The E.R. Cuony Tribute and Scholarship Fund is primarily the establishment of a scholarship fund in honor of a retired educator and coach, Dr. Edward R. Cuony, for young men and woman in the graduating class of Geneva High School who exemplify those qualities that he has demonstrated through out his long and distinguished carrer: scholarship, leadership, sportsmanship, team work, commitment and patriotism are among those attributes that have inspired so many. The scholarship would be presented each year at graduation to the young man and young woman selected by the officials of Geneva High School.

Article IV

The initial officers of the organization are as follows:
  • President: Dominic Vistocco
  • Vice President: Joseph Madia
  • Treasurers: Thomas and Shirley Venterea
  • Secretary: Brian Bell

Article V

No part of the net earnings of the organization shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to its members, officers, or other private persons except that the organization shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions, in furtherance of the purposes set forth in the purpose clause hereof. No substantial part of the activities of the organization shall be carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the organization shall not participate in or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) any political campagin on behalf of any candidate for public office. Notwithstanding any other provision of this document, the organization shall not carry on any other activities no permitted to be carried on (a) by an organization exempt from federal income tax under section501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code or (b) by an organization, contributions to which are deductable under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Article VI

Upon dissolution of the organization, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes with in the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or shall be distributed to the federal government, or to a state, or local government for a public purpose.