Legal forms of philanthropic organizations included in the law: Association, foundation, cooperative, corporation, limited liability company, company limited by guarantee, trust, endowment, society
Five main social issues addressed by these organizations: Higher education, primary and high school education, health and medical research, basic needs, religion
Average time established by law to register a philanthropic organization: 61-90 days
If the documentation required is duly submitted and queries from the authorities promptly responded to, the registration time could be less than 60 days. The 61-90 days period is a conservative estimate.
Average cost for registering a philanthropic organization: US$500-$1,000
This is the average cost for registering a PO in Singapore; it excludes the services of a lawyer.
Government levels primarily regulating the incorporation of philanthropic organizations: Central/federal government