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File #: 21-0253    Version: 1 Name: 2/16/21 - Building Up Charitable Gaming
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/16/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/16/2021 Final action: 2/16/2021
Enactment date: 2/16/2021 Enactment #: R-21-069
Title: Resolution Recognizing Building Up: Partnering in Health and Wholeness as a Civic Nonprofit Organization Operating in Ann Arbor for the Purpose of Obtaining a Charitable Gaming License
Attachments: 1. Building Up Charitable Gaming Application.pdf, 2. Building Up Charitable Gaming License materials.pdf
Title
Resolution Recognizing Building Up: Partnering in Health and Wholeness as a Civic Nonprofit Organization Operating in Ann Arbor for the Purpose of Obtaining a Charitable Gaming License
Memorandum
To obtain a charitable gaming license under Michigan Law, a nonprofit organization is required to submit a resolution from its local governing body recognizing it as a community-based organization.

Building Up: Partnering in Health and Wholeness, submitted the required paperwork to the Internal Revenue Service in November of 2020, and is currently awaiting the determination of non-profit status; they have however filed all the required paperwork to be listed as a charitable entity with the Michigan Department of Attorney General. Their mission is to secure and connect resources with local and global entities to develop sustainable healthcare, wellness and educational programs. The organization's first project is to raise funds to build a medical clinic in Sayyi, Uganda.

Passage of the attached resolution will allow Building Up: Partnering in Health and Wholeness to hold a raffle in the spring of 2021. Passage of this resolution is required to obtain final approval from the Charitable Gaming Division of the Bureau of State Lottery for this event and any future events.
Staff
Prepared by: Steve Gerhart, Deputy City Clerk
Reviewed by: Jacqueline Beaudry, City Clerk
Approved by: Tom Crawford, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, P.A. 382 of 1972, as amended, requires that local civic nonprofit organizations be recognized by the local governmental subdivision in which the organization conducts its principal activities and that a copy of said resolution be filed with any application for a license to conduct a bingo, raffle or charity game(s);

Whereas, Building Up: Partnering in Health and Wholeness is a local civic nonprofit organization as defined in P.A. 382 of 1972, as amended, which should be recognized for its efforts to secure and connect resources with local...

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