Madison Alabama American Legion Post 229

American Legion Post 229 Foundation, Inc.  (New in 2023

1.  Madison American Legion Post 229 is both a 501(c)19 veteran organization and also now an official 501(c)3 charity organization! 

(Extract) ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF  "American Legion Post 229 Foundation, Inc... The purposes for which the Corporation is organized is/(are) to provide: charitable donations and services to living and deceased military members, veterans, and their families; sponsorship of public service and military-affiliated educational youth programs, and community­ based educational, patriotic activities and events. In these regards, the Corporation is to solicit, collect, receive, accumulate, administer, use and disburse funds and property in such a manner as will, as determined by the members as provided for in the bylaws of this corporation, most effectively operate to further such charitable and educational purposes. To do any or all of the things hereinabove set forth, and all things usual, necessary or proper in furtherance ofor incidental to said purposes. Said Corporation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, as set forth under Section 50l(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code or corresponding Section of any future tax code."

2.  Companies, organizations, individuals or anonymous donors can send checks to: Commander, American Legion Post 229, P.O. Box 194, Madison, AL 35758.  Please annotate if donated to the American Legion Post 229 Foundation, Inc., new 501(c)3,  (or) to the existing 501(c)(19) of the IRS Tax Code.  (Note: Donations to Post 229's Auxiliary are separate and not within scope of this foundation's 501(c)3 articles of incorporation.)  Post 229's Finance Officer will provide a receipt.  Note: Once a direct online bank deposit method is worked out, receipts will be automatic.)

3. Donations and contributors are listed under the following categories each fiscal year (1 July - 30 Jun) and retained for 2 years.

 "Space Metal" Category 2023 DONOR AMOUNT DATE
  Legion CDR Special Award:  > $50K        
Titanium:   > $25K up to $50K          
Platinum:  > $10K up to $25K           
Gold:         > $1K up to $10K         
       Silver:        > $100 up to $1K              Redstone Federal Credit Union $500.00  
  Signalink, Inc. $250.00  
Aluminum: >=  $25 up to $100    D. J. Marr $25.00 5/17/2023
  RTX Vets $100.00