The Historic Piedmont Scenic Byway Corporation was incorporated in 2003 and is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization. The Corporation is organized as a corporation pursuant to the provisions of the Georgia Nonprofit Corporation Code. With its tax-exempt status granted in 2003, the Corporation operates exclusively with purposes expressed in the mission within the meaning of Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. It is a completely independent organization and is not affiliated with any other foundation or institution, except for the partners listed. Rock Hawk is a project of The Historic Piedmont Scenic Byway Corporation.