KBY Associate Congregation Agreement
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KBY Congregations Together, Inc.
c/o Jeff Macklis, 47 / 3 Harlap,  Jerusalem 92341 Israel
or to: P.O. Box 23170, Brooklyn, NY  11202 USA.

KBY Congregations Together, Inc. ("KBY") is a non-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of New York. Its function is to raise funds and otherwise support progressive Judaism in Israel through the religious, educational and charitable activities of congregations charitable activities of Reform, Conservative & Unaffiliated progressive congregations in Israel.

Congregation ___________________________________ ("Associate Congregation") is an amutah (non-profit organization) organized under the laws of the State of Israel and is not controlled by any other organization.

KBY desires to grant funds to the Associate Congregation and Associate Congregation desires to receive funds from KBY. Therefore, the parties agree as follows:

  1. Associate Congregation shall use any and all grants from KBY (the "Grants") exclusively for charitable, educational and religious purposes. Associate Congregation will not engage in any activities that would cause it to be denied status as an Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3) organization were it to apply for such status.

  2. Associate Congregation shall reimburse KBY for any portion of the Grants which are not utilized in accordance with the provisions of Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3).

  3. Associate Congregation shall submit reports, at least annually, to KBY itemizing the use of the Grants

  4. Associate Congregation represents that it has adequate procedures in place to account for the Grants and to ensure their appropriate use. Associate Congregation shall keep records, related to the Grants, to substantiate all expenditures and shall make all such related books and records accessible to KBY at reasonable times for a period of four years following the use of each Grant.

  5. Associate Congregation shall not utilize any portion of the Grants to contribute to political parties or to candidates or party lists for elective office, or for substantial lobbying or political activity.

  6. Associate Congregation represents and warrants that it is validly organized as a nonprofit corporation ("amutah") in Israel and is in good standing with the Registrar of Non-Profit Organizations within the Interior Ministry of the State of Israel. It will maintain such licenses and registrations required by the laws and regulations of Israel during the term of this Agreement and provide copies to KBY.

  7. Associate Congregation shall immediately notify KBY of any change in its status as an amutah by mailing a notice to KBY at the following address: KBY Congregations Together, PO Box 23170, Brooklyn, NY 11202, USA or such other address KBY may later designate in writing.

  8. Associate Congregation understands that Grants are subject to the availability of funds and the approval of the KBY Board of Directors. All Grants are subject to the conditions set forth in this agreement and to any additional conditions specified in the Grant Transmittal letter. If Associate Congregation does not wish or intend to comply with the conditions of a Grant, it shall return the check forthwith. Deposit of the funds shall constitute an assent to the conditions of a Grant.

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