Legal forms of philanthropic organizations included in the law: Association, Benefit Corporation, Company Limited by Guarantee, Cooperative, Corporation, Foundation, Society, Trust, Charitable Organization, Foreign University, Municipality, Native Group
Main social issues addressed by these organizations: Early Childhood Education through High School, Higher Education, Religion
Average time established by law to register a philanthropic organization: 0-30 days
The incorporation of a philanthropic organization (PO) takes 0-30 days, while its qualification for tax status usually takes more than 90 days.
Average cost for registering a philanthropic organization: USD 4,000
The average cost for registering a PO is USD 4,000 including all legal fees.
Government levels primarily regulating the incorporation of philanthropic organizations: Central/Federal Government