Legal forms of philanthropic organizations included in the law: Associations, NGOs and foundations
Five main social issues addressed by these organizations: Primary and high school education, health and medical research, basic needs, religion, human rights
Average time established by law to register a philanthropic organization: 31-60 days
Average cost for registering a philanthropic organization: US$350
The cost varies depending on the type of philanthropic organization. The average nominal cost to register an association is US$100, and US$600 to register a foundation.
Government levels primarily regulating the incorporation of philanthropic organizations: State government, local government
If the philanthropic organization is nationwide, it is incorporated by the state government. Otherwise, it is incorporated by the local government. This is only valid for philanthropic organizations such as associations. All foundations are incorporated at the state level.