Legal forms of philanthropic organizations included in the law: Association, Cooperative, Endowment, Foundation, Society, Social Enterprise
Main social issues addressed by these organizations: Basic Needs, Early Childhood Education, Environment, Housing and Economic Development, Human Rights
Average time established by law to register a philanthropic organization: More than 90 days
Average cost for registering a philanthropic organization: USD 16,000
The registration cost includes costs of endowment for forming a foundation. For associations, the average cost for registration is around USD 70.
Government levels primarily regulating the incorporation of philanthropic organizations: Central/Federal Government, Local Government
If the philanthropic organization (PO) works at the local level, then local administration is enough for its incorporation, but if a PO operates at the national level, then the central government agency's permission is needed.