Governance

Listed below are various document from this State Grange and the National Grange that may be of interest to the membership.

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Constitution of the California State Grange  Effective with the reorganization of the State Grange on July 14, 2014
     
By-Laws of the California State Grange  Bylaws are one of the most important legal document of any organization. They outline in writing the day-to-day rules of our organization and provide comprehensive guidelines to keep things running smoothly.

Bylaws outline the structure of our organization and they establish and protect the rights, and specify the duties and responsibilities of an organization's members, Board of Directors, executive committee, and others. They determine how those in charge are nominated or elected and they help settle any disputes among parties.

These By-Laws were last amended in 2017.
     
Subordinate and Community Granges - Suggested By-Laws (pdf version) When adopted by Subordinate/Community Granges, they are the basic governing laws that control what your Subordinate/Community Grange can and can not do.
     
Subordinate and Community Granges - Suggested By-Laws (Word version) Same as above, but in a Microsoft Word Format
     
Group Exemption Letter The IRS Letter recognizing our application for a group exemption.
     
Articles of Incorporation The California State Grange Articles of Incorporation is the document that was filed with the California Secretary of State when the Grange was incorporated.
     
Rules & Regulations Rules and Regulations of the California State Grange are provided for in the By-Laws of this Grange. They are promalgated by the Board of Directors, and approved by the Delegates.
     
Charter of the State Grange California State Grange Charter, issued by the National Grange(image)
     
National Grange Digest of Laws The Digest of Laws of the National Grange is the governing rules, regulations and laws. All Grange By-Laws, at any level must be in conformity with Digest of Laws.