Statute

(consolidated text including changes made by the Founders’ resolution No. 1/2022 of November 30, 2022)

General provisions
§ 1
The Foundation under the name FUNDACJA LIFE POLSKA, hereinafter referred to as the Foundation, established by the Founders in the following persons:
Maciej Liziniewicz
Iga Liziniewicz
hereinafter referred to as the Founders, operates based on the provisions of Polish law and this statute.
The Foundation uses a distinctive graphic sign.
The Foundation is apolitical.

§ 2
The Foundation has legal personality.

§ 3
The base of the foundation is the capital city of Warsaw.

§ 4
The area of operation of the Foundation is the territory of the Republic of Poland, but to the extent necessary for the proper implementation of its objectives, it may also operate outside the borders of Poland.
For the purposes of cooperation with foreign countries, the Foundation may use the translation of the name in selected foreign languages.
The Foundation is established and operates for an indefinite period.
The Foundation is a non-governmental organization. The Foundation may apply for the status of a public benefit organization.

§ 5
The Foundation may establish badges, medals of honor and award them, together with other prizes and distinctions, to natural and legal persons who have contributed to the Foundation.

Objectives and principles of operation of the Foundation
§ 6
The goals of the Foundation are:
a) shaping and promoting Christian, humanitarian life attitudes, including among children and youth,
b) promoting and reviving Christian love towards individuals and social groups,
c) shaping attitudes of tolerance and overcoming prejudices and stereotypes towards marginalized people,
d) acting for the protection of human rights and promoting knowledge about them,
e) fight against demoralization, including among children and youth,
f) social assistance, including assistance to families and people in need and in a difficult life situation, as well as equal opportunities for these families and people,
g) supporting families and the foster care system,
h) activities for the benefit of the family, motherhood, parenthood, dissemination and protection of children’s rights,
i) activities for professional and social integration and reintegration of people at risk of social exclusion,
j) counteracting addictions and social pathologies,
k) charity and charity,
l) protection and promotion of health,
m) activities for the elderly and disabled,
n) cultural activities,
o) activity in the field of religious worship.

§ 7
The Foundation pursues its statutory goals through free and paid public benefit activities.
Free-of-charge public benefit activities include:
a) popularizing the Gospel based on the Holy Scriptures on the streets, in cultural centres, conference centers, therapeutic centres, schools, hospitals, prisons, nursing homes,
b) promoting biblical values by organizing and participating in seminars, lectures, symposiums, conferences, exhibitions,
c) running organizational units such as counseling centres, community centres, training courses, schools, workshops, cafes and clubs,
d) organizing mass events, concerts, festivals, vocal-instrumental and film reviews,
e) organizing sports competitions, sports activities, amateur sports clubs,
f) organizing and supporting camps, summer camps and day camps for children, youth and people with disabilities,
g) supporting Christian cultural and artistic events,
h) producing films, broadcasts, television programs, documentaries consistent with the Foundation’s goals,
i) producing audio recordings, music, concert recordings convergent with the Foundation’s goals,
j) publishing books, brochures, leaflets and similar publications consistent with the Foundation’s goals in printed, electronic, audio and Internet form,
k) conducting journalistic and information activities to the extent consistent with the objectives of the Foundation,
l) disseminating and distributing Christian and secular literature on the subject serving the promotion and shaping of Christian, humanitarian attitudes to life and the fight against demoralization, including among children and youth,
m) organizing and providing broadly understood charity and charity and care activities for people in need, in particular large families, widows, single mothers, the disabled, orphans, addicts, the homeless and other people in a difficult life situation, as well as activities for equalizing the chances of these families and people,
n) organization of emergency aid points, providing material and financial assistance to the poor and needy.
Paid public benefit activities include:
a) promoting biblical values by organizing and participating in seminars, lectures, symposiums, conferences, exhibitions,
b) running organizational units such as counseling centres, community centres, training courses, schools, workshops, cafes and clubs,
c) organizing mass events, concerts, festivals, vocal-instrumental and film reviews,
d) organizing sports competitions, sports activities, amateur sports clubs,
e) organizing and supporting camps, summer camps and day camps for children, youth and people with disabilities,
f) producing films, broadcasts, television programs, documentaries consistent with the Foundation’s goals,
g) producing audio recordings, music, recordings from concerts convergent with the Foundation’s goals,
h) publishing books, brochures, leaflets and similar publications consistent with the Foundation’s goals in printed, electronic, audio and Internet form,
i) conducting journalistic and information activities to the extent consistent with the objectives of the Foundation,
j) dissemination and distribution of Christian and secular literature on the subject serving the promotion and shaping of Christian, humanitarian attitudes to life and the fight against demoralization, including among children and youth,
k) sale of donation items.

§ 8
In order to achieve its goals, the Foundation may support the activities of other people and institutions convergent with its goals.

Foundation’s assets and income
§ 9
The property of the Foundation is its founding fund contributed by the Founders in the amount of PLN 1,000.00 (one thousand zlotys, zero grosz) specified in the notarial deed of its establishment and other assets acquired during the Foundation’s activity.

§ 10
The activities of the Foundation are financed from its revenues.
The Management Board of the Foundation invests the Foundation’s assets in bank accounts, securities, company shares, participation units in investment funds, real estate, and other investments. When investing the Foundation’s assets, the protection of the investment object and its safety should be considered in the first place.

§ 11
The Foundation is responsible for its obligations with all its assets.

§ 12
During its operation, the Foundation may acquire assets and obtain income through legal and factual transactions provided for by law, and thus through:
a) donations, inheritances, bequests,
b) grants, subsidies, and grants,
c) income from public collections within the meaning of the law applicable to public collections and the principles of their conduct,
d) income from the Foundation’s assets,
e) proceeds from deposits in bank accounts, capital deposits, securities and interest on loans granted,
f) income from shares in the profits of commercial law companies whose shares (shares) were taken up by the Foundation,
g) investments in financial instruments (shares, bonds, securities, shares in investment funds).

§ 13
Income from grants, subsidies, donations, inheritances, and bequests may be used to achieve the Foundation’s goals only with respect to the will of heirs or donors.
In matters of accepting donations and inheritance, the declarations required by law are made by the Foundation’s Management Board.
In the case of appointing the Foundation for inheritance, its Management Board submits a declaration of acceptance of the inheritance with the benefit of inventory.

Foundation organs
§ 14
The governing body of the Foundation is the Foundation Board.

Foundation Board
§ 15
The Management Board of the Foundation consists of two to four people, using the titles: President of the Management Board and Members of the Management Board.
The President of the Management Board manages the work of the Management Board.
The Management Board of the Foundation is appointed and dismissed by the Founders by way of a unanimous resolution. Members of the Management Board may be appointed to their positions many times.
The term of office of the Management Board lasts 5 years.
Membership in the Management Board ceases as a result of:
a) submit a written resignation to any of the Founders or their heirs,
b) dismissal from the composition of the Management Board,
c) loss of public rights as a result of being convicted by a final court judgment for a crime committed intentionally and resolutions of the founders,
d) death of a member of the Management Board.

§ 16
The Management Board manages the activities of the Foundation and represents it outside.
The tasks of the Management Board include in particular:
a) managing the ongoing activities of the Foundation,
b) implementation of statutory objectives,
c) representing the Foundation outside,
d) adopting the Foundation’s annual action plans and financial plans,
e) adopting regulations,
f) managing the assets of the Foundation,
g) hiring employees, determining the size of employment and the amount of funds for remuneration of the Foundation’s employees,
h) making decisions in all matters not transferred to the competence of other authorities,
i) accepting donations, inheritances and bequests, subsidies and subsidies.
Meetings of the Management Board are held as needed, but not less frequently than once a quarter. Meetings of the Management Board may be held using means of remote communication.
All members of the Management Board must be notified of the meeting.
Meetings of the Management Board are convened by the President, sending information about the date by e-mail.
The Management Board makes decisions at meetings in the form of resolutions – by a simple majority of votes in the presence of at least two of its members. In the event of an equal number of votes, the vote of the President of the Management Board counts twice.
The principles of employment and remuneration of the President of the Management Board and Members of the Management Board are determined unanimously by the Founders. Contracts with the President of the Management Board and Members of the Management Board regarding employment and remuneration are concluded by the proxy appointed by the Founders.

Way of representation
§ 17
Declarations of will on behalf of the Foundation are made by the President of the Management Board acting jointly with a Member of the Management Board.

Amendment of the Articles of Association
§ 18
The Management Board is entitled to amend the Foundation’s statute by unanimous resolution. Amendments to the articles of association may apply to all of its provisions.

Merger with another foundation
§ 19
The Foundation may merge with another foundation for the effective implementation of its goals, under the conditions set by the interested parties.
A merger with another foundation cannot take place if it could significantly change the purpose of the Foundation. The Management Board decides on the merger with another foundation.

Liquidation of the Foundation
§ 20
The Foundation is liquidated if the goals for which it was established are achieved or if its financial resources and assets are exhausted.
The decision to liquidate the Foundation is made by the Founders by unanimous resolution.
The existing members of the Management Board become the liquidators.

§ 21
Financial resources and assets remaining after the liquidation of the Foundation may be allocated by virtue of a resolution of the Foundation’s Management Board to foundations operating in the Republic of Poland with similar goals.