The Oxford Foundation (Michigan ID: 821389) (“Foundation”), was established as a Michigan Nonprofit Corporation pursuant to Articles of Incorporation, originally executed in 1991.
The Foundation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including to carry out any lawful purpose permitted under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Its Federal Tax ID Number is 38-2997476. An IRS recognition letter was issued October 22, 1991 and remains in effect. The Corporation focuses on projects that lessen the burdens of government.
Charitable Solicitation License: the Corporation has a valid License to Solicit Charitable Contributions issued by the State of Michigan, Department of Attorney General (Effective through July 2013). The Corporation may accept corporate donations. As a charitable corporation under Section 501(c)(3), contributions to the Corporation are deductible to the donor as charitable contributions under Section 170 of the IRC.
The corporation may act as a public interest law firm pursuant to an Order from the Ingham County Circuit Court approving a Petition for Approval to Practice Law Pursuant to MCL §450.681. The Oxford Board approved the establishment of a public interest Law Center to, inter alia, represent clients and intervene in legal proceedings whereby the integrity of government and high ethical standards can be maintained.
A summary of activities of the corporation, include:
The following are the Officers and Directors as of November 2012:
Hon. Kimbal R. Smith, III (President and Director) Chair, Michigan Tax Tribunal
Hon. Charles R. Perricone (Vice President and Director) Former Speaker, Michigan House of Representatives
Troy M. Cumings (Director) Senior Counsel, Warner, Norcross & Judd
Richard D. McLellan (Secretary-Treasurer and Director) Owner, McLellan Law Office
201 Townsend St., Suite 900
Lansing, MI 48933