Click on the below links for sample documents to be used to file with the California Secretary of State to incorporate a 501(c)3 organization.
First step is to submit a request to reserve a preferred organization name. Your are required to submit three choices.
Articles of Incorporation:
Once the name reservation is confirmed, use the below link for submitting Articles of Incorporation. The document includes a sample cover letter.
NOTE: In the sample documents, change the wording in bold and bracketed with your specific information describing your new organization.