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Application for Affiliation
The FGBMFI Application for Affiliation form applies to (check one) Men's Chapter Ladies of the Fellowship Chapter, Mixed Chapter
At a meeting of Full Gospel Business Men/Ladies/Youth in the City of County of State ofCountry held, 20 , a motion was made and carried that an application be filed for official affiliation with FGBMFI.
1) Establish a group of like-minded Christian businesspeople. Elect a President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. Male members can serve as officers in any of these four positions. Female members can serve as officers as Treasurer and Secretary. Pass a resolution to apply for affiliation with FGBMFI (agreeing to adhere to the FGBMFI Constitution & Bylaws and subsequent adopted resolutions by the FGBMFI Board of Directors).
2) Application Process:
Complete the Application for Affiliation
Complete the Charter Agreement
Paid membership applications for each officer (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer) all officers are required to be paid members.
Include a check or money order for $70 as a nonrefundable Application Fee
Send these to the FGBMFI-USA Operations, PO Box 51567, Sarasota, FL 34232 for processing.
You will receive a Charter and Certificate for your Chapter from FGBMFI (with assigned Chapter Number). You will also receive information on the assigned Region for your chapter with contact information for your Regional Director. It is important to contact your Regional Director to receive direct support for your chapter operations and instructions on your next steps.
If a chapter desires to be included in the annual FGBMFI IRS Group Exemption filing, they must obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN) for the chapter by completing and submitting IRS Form SS-4 to the IRS office. If the chapter is included in the Annual FGBMFI IRS filing, they will be able to legally receive donations and issue tax deductible receipts.
NOTE: Contact the USA Operations Office 833-342-6387 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance with filing the SS-4.
Setup a chapter checking account for chapter only transactions, for accountability and transparency.
Sign-up for the next available Training Opportunity in your Region. Your Regional Director is responsible to provide training and basic resources for your chapter. Visit WWW.FGBMFIUSA.LIFE for information, downloads, news, resources, and event information.
FULL GOSPEL BUSINESS MEN’S FELLOWSHIP INTERNATIONAL-USA
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