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Required Documentation for GE Program

Member organizations who wish to apply for the GEP or renew their GEP status must have the following documents:

  • A comprehensive list of all governing body members, including contact information.  
  • A copy of board minutes from the latest General Annual Meeting. 
  • A copy of board minutes from the latest meeting, if different from the latest General Annual Meeting.
  • A summary of annual activities.
  • A copy of the organization's most recent financial statement. 
  • A copy of the organization's most recent IRS form 990. 
  • State certificate or documentation that the organization is in good standing. 
  • A copy of the organization's organizing documents and by-laws (if updated since last year). 
  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED - general liability insurance and D&O (directors and officers) insurance is highly recommended to protect your organization, and to protect each individual serving on the board from personal liability on behalf of an un-insured organization. This is state, national, and international best practice.


Once you have gathered all of the required documentation, proceed by the appropriate button below.

        For renewing members                              For new members

(You will be prompted to log in to your organization's FAI account.)

All materials are due the FAI office by,

Tuesday, March 7th end of business day.

World Headquarters 509 DELAWARE ST. #101, KANSAS CITY, MO 64105 • 816-221-FOLK (3655) • FAI@FOLK.ORG

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