Legal forms of philanthropic organizations included in the law: Association, Foundation, Society, Local Non-Governmental Organization, International Non-Governmental Organization
Main social issues addressed by these organizations: Arts and Culture, Basic Needs, Environment, Human Rights, Youth and Family
Average time established by law to register a philanthropic organization: 61-90 days
Average cost for registering a philanthropic organization: USD 100
Philanthropic organizations (POs) can register free of charge at township and state/division level; however, to operate at a union/central level, POs pay a registration fee of USD 100.
Government levels primarily regulating the incorporation of philanthropic organizations: Central/Federal Government, State Government, Local Government
POs can register at state government level to operate only in the state where PO is registered. In order to work at union/central level, POs should register at central level.