Articles of Incorporation


The name of the corporation is    Stronger Than Dirt                                                               


A.    This corporation is a nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for:
                                                                      (      )    public purposes.
                                                            or      (      )    charitable purposes.
                                                            or      ( X   )    public and charitable purposes.

B.    The specific purpose of this corporation is to     provide a high quality early childhood education program for preschool age children of varied socioeconomic backgrounds that will prepare them for school and life success .


The name and address in the State of California of this corporation's initial agent for service of process is:

        Name     Richard Sugerman                                                                                                     
        Address   4519 Potrero Ave.                                                                                                   
        City     Richmond                   State CALIFORNIA                 Zip Code    94804    


A.    This corporation is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes within the meaning of Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3).

B.    No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall consist of carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the corporation shall not participate or intervene in any political campaign (including the publishing or distribution of statements) on behalf of any candidate for public office.


The property of this corporation is irrevocably dedicated to charitable purposes and no part of the net income or assets of this corporation shall ever inure to the benefit of any director, officer or member thereof or to the benefit of any private person. Upon the dissolution or winding up of the corporation, its assets remaining after payment, or provision for payment, of all debts and liabilities of this corporation shall be distributed to a nonprofit fund, foundation or corporation which is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes and which has established its tax exempt status under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3).

Richard Sugerman, Incorporator
EIN 45-5609382