Every state has provisions relating to the formation of non- profit corporations. The procedure for forming a non-profit corporation is similar to that of organizing a corporation for profit. The purpose of this note is to summarize the reasons for which a non-profit corporate charter may be refused by a state.
David A. Zeitzheim, Refusal of Charter of a Non-Profit Corporation, 15 Clev.-Marshall L. Rev. 162 (1966)