Legal forms of philanthropic organizations included in the law: Association, foundation, corporation, trust, endowment, society
Five main social issues addressed by these organizations: Basic needs, youth and family, housing and economic development, religion, food
Average time established by law to register a philanthropic organization: 31-60 days
Average cost for registering a philanthropic organization: Up to US$550
Government levels primarily regulating the incorporation of philanthropic organizations: Central/federal government, local government
If you selected more than one level of government, please explain briefly: All Egyptian philanthropic organizations are required to register with Egypt’s Ministry of Social Solidarity. National and local ministry officials, along with the State Security Services (or secret police), are responsible for monitoring registered NGOs.