Site hosted by Angelfire.com: Build your free website today!

What is the SCA?
The Cold Hard Facts
key.gif (1211 bytes)

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) was started in 1966 in Berkeley, California as a theme party. The SCA was incorporated in 1968 in California as a Nonprofit group. The purpose of the Society is an educationa, non-profit organization devoted to the study of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. The numbering of years in the SCA dates from May 1, 1966. (Anno Societatis I, or A.S. I, translated from the latin as "year of the society")

Statement of Incorporation under California Law:

In accordance with the provisions of Section 9913 of the California Corporations Code, this corporation elects to be governed by all of the provisions of the California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law not otherwise applicable to this corporation under Sections 9910-9927 of the Corporations Code.

The SCA is also Incorporated as Nonprofit, Educational Organization under the US Tax Code.

Statement of Incorporation under US Law:

This corporation is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles, the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (1) by a corporation exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law), or (2) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under Section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law).

All Correspondance can be directed to:

Member Services Office
Society for Creative Anachronism
P.O. Box 360789
Milpitas, CA 95036-0789

or call: (800) 789-7486 or (408) 263-9305.

Some of the Official Documents of the Society for Creative Anachronism can be found on the web at:  http://www.sca.org/docs/

These include the Organizational Handbook, Articles of Incorporation, the By-Laws of the SCA, and Corpora and Governing & Policy Decisions.

 Page last updated 12/15/99