Legal forms of philanthropic organizations included in the law: Association, foundation, institution (Art. 7 on the Law of Charities)
Five main social issues addressed by these organizations: Arts and culture, health and medical research, basic needs, youth and family, human rights
Average time established by law to register a philanthropic organization: 0-30 days
Average cost for registering a philanthropic organization: US$90 + notary fee US$50
In comparison with previous years, the registration process has become less burdensome.
Government levels primarily regulating the incorporation of philanthropic organizations: Federal Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has regional departments in every region of Russia. A regional department of MoJ is responsible for regional and interregional organizations, and the Federal MoJ is responsible for the registration of all Russian organizations.View the full Russia country report