Legal forms of philanthropic organizations included in the law: Association, foundation, corporation, benefit corporation, trust, society, economic association
Five main social issues addressed by these organizations: Arts and culture, health and medical research, environment, international causes, human rights
Average time established by law to register a philanthropic organization: 0-30 days
Average cost for registering a philanthropic organization: US$0
There is no cost for registering a PO with the tax authorities, but a small fee is required to register with the Swedish Companies Registration Office. All registration is voluntary.
Government levels primarily regulating the incorporation of philanthropic organizations: Central/federal governmentView the full Sweden country report