Association Name: LOAD


ART. 1 – (name and headquarters)

E ‘consists, in respect of’ art. 36 ff. of the Civil Code, the association of social promotion naming: LOAD, with headquarters in Via Cervi brothers 40, in the municipality of Minerbio, Bologna.
The transfer of the registered office does not change in the articles, but the obligation to report to the relevant departments.

The content and structure of the organization are based on principles of solidarity, transparency and democracy that allow the effective participation of the associative life of the organization itself. The organization has an unlimited duration.
ART. 2 – (Purpose)

The association is non-profit and carries out promotional activities and social assistance, with full respect for the freedom and dignity of the members, based on principles of democracy and equality of all members. The Association is nonpartisan and apolitical, with goals aimed at designing, promotion and dissemination of initiatives to promote knowledge and appreciation of local cultures. The Association pursues exclusively the purpose of social utility using the tools of art, architecture and related disciplines.
The goals that are proposed in particular:
-operate in favor of the community, national and foreign, by promoting the human development processes of the community through projects of architecture, urbanism, landscape, construction, renovation and preservation of the built heritage and degraded, they are socially responsible and respectful of the social and environmental context and cultural environment in which there;

-to promote cultural activities related to the recovery and re-use of traditional techniques and local know-how, in rural and urban environments;

-Build community service facilities in emergency situations involving the most disadvantaged people in retraining and social redemption processes and contributing to improving the social habitat, enslaving the main task of providing quality of living and gathering spaces for the community;

-accompagnare the improvement of local construction techniques processes by promoting their use of natural resources available on-site and artisan methods involving self-building processes and local development;

-to promote relationship building solidarity and national and international community networks through cooperative initiatives and proposing to develop, implement and support of development cooperation projects in order to promote local economic and social development, integrated and sustainable .;

-support the development of local economies linked to cultural traditions, the visual arts, figurative and decorative arts, crafts and products from local material resources;

-Making support activities in underdeveloped contexts l’attuazione by the principles of peace, pluralism of cultures and solidarity among peoples, as well as promoting the development of the human personality in all its forms;

-to promote protection activities of natural and environmental resources while respecting the environment;

-to promote the study, training programs, the protection of cultural heritage and research on culture, art, spirituality and history of the countries where they are contextualized interventions;

-collaborare with organizations, institutions and organizations, public and private, with aims of social soliedarietà, with the promotion and the organization of various events, such as: conferences, seminars, festivals, exhibitions, movies, activities in universities , creation of an information blog on all the activities going on;

Organize and participate in promotional activities such as fundraising and public events, even with administration to the public of foods and drinks, receipt of private funding, crowdfunding, public funding, aimed at self-financing.
ART. 3 – (Members)

Are admitted to the Association all individuals who share the aims and they accept the present statute and any rules of procedure. When applying, with simultaneous payment of the membership fee, it will be signed up for the register of shareholders, and the applicant will acquire for all purposes the status of member as of that moment.
The department competent to decide on applications for admission is the Executive Council.
The refusal must be motivated. The applicant, the application must specify their full personal undertaking to pay the membership fee.

The admission to membership is open-ended, subject to the right of withdrawal.
The association includes the intrasmissibilità the fee or membership fee except for transfers due to death and non rivalutabilità thereof.

The shareholders have the right to elect its governing bodies and to be elected in the same.
They are entitled to be informed about the activities and be reimbursed for actual expenses incurred in the performance of paid.
Members must pay the membership fee in the terms and comply with this statute and any rules of procedure.
The members carry out their activities mainly in the association in a personal, voluntary and free, not for profit, even indirectly, in the availability of personal reason.
ART. 5 – (Withdrawal and exclusion of a member)

A member may withdraw from by written notice to the Executive Council.
A member who violates the duties established by the Statute may be excluded from.
The exclusion is decided by the Assembly, which must be convened the shareholder concerned and will proceed jointly with the interested in a discussion of objections.
Failure to pay the annual membership fee within three months from the beginning financial year result in the automatic disqualification of the member without the need for any formality. The decisions taken in regard to exclusion shall be communicated to members by e-mail recipients. The members who have withdrawn, decayed or excluded are not entitled to a refund of the annual membership fee paid.

The bodies are:
Shareholders’ Meeting,
Governing Council,
All officers are taken free of charge.
ART. 7 – (Assembly)


It ‘called at least once a year by the President of the association or by his guardian to be sent via e-mail at least 10 days notice before the date set for the meeting, containing the agenda of the work;
The Assembly shall also be convened at the request of at least one tenth of members or when the Governing Council considers it necessary.
The Assembly can be ordinary or extraordinary. And ‘the extraordinary meeting called for amendments to the Statute and the dissolution. And ‘ordinary in all other cases.
ART. 8 – (Assembly Tasks)

The meeting must:
approve the income statement and financial account;
fix the amount of the annual membership fee;
determine the general programmatic lines of the association;
approve any internal regulations;
decide definitively on applications for new membership and the exclusion of members;
elect the Board of Directors;
decide on any other demandatole by law or by statute, or submitted to it by the Governing Council.
ART. 9 – (Validity Assemblies)

The ordinary general meeting shall be duly constituted on first call if there is a majority of members with voting rights; on second call, to be held on the same day, regardless of the number of those present, in person or by proxy.
It is not allowed more than one proxy for each member.
The ordinary shareholders’ resolutions are taken by a majority of those present and represented by proxy, they are expressed in an open vote, except those involving persons and the quality of people (or when the Assembly deems it appropriate).
The extraordinary meeting approves any changes to the statute with the presence of 2/3 of members and deliberate decision by a majority of those present; dissolve the association and allocates the assets with the favorable vote of ¾ of the members.
ART. 10 – (verbalization)

The discussions and decisions of the meeting are summarized in a report drawn up by the secretary and signed by the president.
Each member is entitled to consult the minutes and to copy such documents.
ART. 11 – (Governing Council)

The Board is composed of members elected by the number 3 among its members.
The Governing Council shall appoint the President and Vice President.
The Board is validly constituted when the majority of members is present. (In the event that the Governing Council was composed of only three members, it has a quorum when there are any). It shall act by a majority of those present.
The Governing Council shall take all acts of ordinary and extraordinary administration not expressly delegated to the Assembly; It prepares and presents to the assembly the association’s annual activity report, the final balance sheet and budget.
The Governing Council takes office for n. 2 years and its members can be re-elected for n. 2 mandates.
ART. 12 – (President)

The President has the legal representation of the association, chairs the Governing Council and the Assembly; convene the shareholders’ meeting and the Governing Council may be in the case of ordinary and extraordinary meetings.
In case of absence or incapacity of the President its functions are delegated to the Vice President.
ART. 13 – (Financial Resources)

The association’s financial resources consist of:
quotas and contributions;
donations of members and third parties;
contributions of the state, the regions, the authorities and public institutions, the European Union and other international bodies, also aimed at supporting specific programs implemented and documented as part of its statutory objectives;
inheritances, gifts and bequests;
revenue from the performance of agreed services;
proceeds from sales of goods and services to members and to third parties, including through the development of economic activities of commercial, craft or agricultural activities in an auxiliary and subsidiary and not aimed at the achievement of institutional objectives;
income from promotional initiatives aimed at self-funding, for example: entertainment, fun activities such as parties, trips, subscriptions also awards;
other income compatible with the social associations of social promotion.
The Association is forbidden to distribute, even indirectly, profits and operating surpluses as well as funds, reserves or capital during the institution’s life, in favor of directors, partners, participants, workers or collaborators and third parties in general, unless the destination or distribution is required by law, or are made in favor of entities that by law, statute or regulation are part of the same and unitary structure and perform the same activities or other institutional activities directly and specifically provided for by current regulations.
The association has an obligation to reinvest any profits and operating surpluses exclusively for the development of functional activities to the pursuit of institutional charitable purpose.
ART. 14 – (income-statement of cash flows)

The economic and financial report of the association is annual and runs from January 1 of each year. The final budget includes all revenues and expenses for the year elapsed. The budget bill contains forecasts of expenditure and revenue for the following financial year.
The economic-financial statement is prepared by the Governing Council and approved by the General Meeting with the majorities provided for in this statute, deposited at the Association at least 20 days. before the meeting and it may be inspected by any member.
The final budget must be approved by 30 April of the year following the financial year end.
ART. 15 – (Dissolution and transfer of the assets)

The possible dissolution will be decided only by the shareholders in the manner provided for in Article. 9.
The Assembly, at the time of dissolution, shall decide, after consultation with the relevant controlling body under the Decree of the President of the Council and the Prime Ministerial Decree of 26/09/2000 n. 329 of 21/03/2001, regarding the allocation of any remaining assets of the Association. All remaining assets will be donated to other associations pursuing similar aims or public purposes and in any case for the purpose of social utility, subject otherwise required by law.
ART. 16 – (Final Provisions)

For all that is not expressly covered by this statute shall apply the provisions of the Civil Code and the laws in force.