Legal forms of philanthropic organizations included in the law: Association, cooperative, limited liability company, endowment, and public benefit foundations
Five main social issues addressed by these organizations: Arts and culture, health and medical research, basic needs, youth and family, religion
Average time established by law to register a philanthropic organization: 0-30 days
The time listed above is the "normal" registration process. If the PO wished to register with non-standard bylaws, or inquiries (mostly for security reasons) are required, registration can take up to several months.
Average cost for registering a philanthropic organization: US$750
Registration fees are low (approx. US$250, except for social enterprises registering as Limited Liability Company (which costs US$750), but registration requires a lawyer’s affidavit, which may cost considerably more. The minimum fee decreed by the National Bar Association is currently ILS 1859 (approx. US$500).
Government levels primarily regulating the incorporation of philanthropic organizations: Central/federal governmentView the full Israel country report