The Foundation under the name "Jankowo Foundation," referred to in the content of the bylaws as "the Foundation," established by the founder: Piotr Stanisław Handzel by a notarial deed drawn up before notary Marzena Gawryś at the Notary Office in Warsaw at Skoroszewska Street 2, apt. 2, on November 18, 2010, under the repertory number A 5006/2010, operates based on Polish law, in particular the Act of April 6, 1984, on foundations (Journal of Laws of 1991, No. 46, item 203, as amended) and the Act of April 24, 2003, on public benefit activities and volunteerism (Journal of Laws 2003, No. 96, item 873) and in accordance with the provisions of these bylaws.
The Foundation acquires legal personality upon entry into the foundation register in the National Court Register.
- The Foundation's seat is in Warsaw.
- The area of the Foundation's statutory activity is the territory of the Republic of Poland.
- As necessary for the proper realization of statutory goals, the Foundation may conduct activities within the territory of the Polish Republic and beyond its borders in accordance with the applicable regulations.
- The Foundation may establish branches, institutions, affiliates, offices, and other units to achieve its statutory goals, and may also cooperate with other entities, in particular by supporting other public benefit organizations, domestically and abroad, through the Foundation.
- For the purposes of cooperation abroad, the Foundation may use translations of its name in selected foreign languages.
- The Foundation may use a distinctive graphic sign.
- The Foundation uses a round seal with an inscription indicating its name, seat, and address, and the distinctive graphic sign of the Foundation, or an oblong seal with an inscription indicating its name, seat, and address.
- The Foundation is a non-governmental organization conducting public benefit activities within the meaning of the Act of April 24, 2003, on public benefit activities and volunteerism.
- The statutory activity of the Foundation may be conducted as unpaid or paid activity within the meaning of the Act on public benefit activities. Both forms of activity will be financially separate to the extent that allows for the determination of income, costs, and results, taking into account the accounting regulations.
- The Foundation may conduct business activity only to the extent that it serves the realization of statutory goals, that is, the socially useful activity it conducts in the sphere of public tasks.
- The Foundation does not operate for profit, and any income generated will be allocated to the realization of statutory goals.
- The Foundation may initiate proceedings and participate in proceedings before judicial authorities and public administration bodies as a social organization in the manner and on the terms set out in the applicable legal provisions.
- The Foundation may grant the title of "Honorary Donor" to individuals particularly meritorious to the Foundation. This title may be associated with certain privileges and gratifications for these individuals, in particular the right to lifelong, free residence in one of the Foundation's facilities.
- The Foundation may establish badges, medals, honorary titles, and award them along with other prizes, distinctions, and privileges to individuals and legal entities meritorious to the goals chosen by the Foundation or to the Foundation or region itself.
- Regardless of the above, the title "Honorary Donor" is granted to any person who donates to the Foundation an object listed in the Register of Monuments or possessing heritage values. At the same time, this person is entitled to the right of lifelong, free residence in the facility designated by the Board of Foundors owned by the Foundation. Moreover, such a person will be provided with lifelong care, including the possibility of receiving lifelong financial support from the Foundation (a lifelong annuity).
- The rules for the use of the Foundation's assets by "Honorary Donors" will be determined by the Board of Founders, ensuring their equality and availability, as well as considering the proper use of this property for the realization of the Foundation's statutory principles.
- The Foundation may refuse to accept a donation of an object entered in the Register of Monuments or possessing heritage values.
The Foundation has been established for an indefinite period.
For the supervision of the Foundation, due to its goals, the appropriate minister is the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, referred to in the rest of the Bylaws as "the Minister."