501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization
The specific and primary purposes for which this club was formed are: To carry on, as a non-profit organization, activities auxiliary to and supplemental to the movement of Alcoholics Anonymous and to stimulate and further such movement by aiding and assisting persons to recover from their alcohol problem; and as a part of such activities, to furnish, provide, and maintain physical facilities for social and recreational uses. (Marin Alano Club, Inc.; ByLaws, Article 2, Section 1.) The Marin Alano Club is self-supporting and receives no outside funding from any source. The club is incorporated as a non-profit organization and received 501(c)(3) tax exempt status in 1974. The Club has a Board of Directors of nine members, which is responsible and responsive to the members, and a small kitchen staff who are responsible to the Board.