Legal forms of philanthropic organizations included in the law: Association, Cooperative, Endowment, Foundation
Main social issues addressed by these organizations: Arts and Culture, Early Childhood Education through High School, Health and Medical Research, Religion, Social Assistance
Average time established by law to register a philanthropic organization: 31-60 days
Registering a foundation takes more time because it is necessary to get an authorization from the Public Attorney.
Average cost for registering a philanthropic organization: USD 100
Government levels primarily regulating the incorporation of philanthropic organizations: Central/Federal Government, Local Government
The philanthropic sector is governed by a series of laws at the national level. Additionally, the Judiciary oversees the local Registries of Legal Persons (Registros Civis de Pessoas Juridicas).