Legal forms of philanthropic organizations included in the law: Association, cooperative, company limited by guarantee, trust, society
Five main social issues addressed by these organizations: Primary and high school education, youth and family, religion, environment, human rights
Average time established by law to register a philanthropic organization: 0-30 days
Average cost for registering a philanthropic organization: US$250
The registration cost is much higher for international POs. According to the Procedures for Registration of Non/governmental Organizations under the Non/governmental Organizational Organizations Act, No. 24/2002, registration costs vary depending on whether it is made at a district, regional, or national level (Tshs 80.000, Tshs 100,000, and Tshs 115,000 respectively). At an international level, the registration fee is US$350.
Government levels primarily regulating the incorporation of philanthropic organizations: Central/federal government, local government
The registration goes through the local and central government authorities. The central government provides the final endorsement.View the full Tanzania country report