Procedures for Establishing a New PAGE Chapter
Filing Articles of Incorporation and Writing Bylaws
Obtaining Tax ID Number
Note: Forms and sample documents are attached.
1. Discuss the articles (also called charter) with your Board of Directors and put to vote of members or steering
committee, as appropriate. Once the chapter has voted on the articles, file appropriate paperwork with the
Secretary of State.
The fee is $60 for Form N-01.
2. Discuss and vote on by-laws that conform with the new Standards for the Establishment, Affiliation, Operation
and Dissolution of Partners for the Advancement of Gifted Education, PAGE, Affiliates of the North Carolina
Association for the Gifted and Talented, NCAGT. Sample by-laws are attached.
3. Obtain tax ID number from IRS. You may be able to do this before you are incorporated, but be sure to use the
exact name of the organization. File a change of address later if necessary (Form 8822). ( Download Form SS-4,
the instructions for SS-4 and Form 8822 from www.irs.gov.)
4. Send a copy of your approved Articles of Incorporation and your by-laws to the NCAGT Office, Attn: PAGE.