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Eligibility Requirements for Teams For Change

Eligibility Requirements

Learn more about who can apply for Teams For Change.

While we'd like to support every good cause and strong mission out there, we are bound by resources. We've created a list of organizations that will most likely be approved (pending review) below.

United States of America 🇺🇸 Organizations recognized by the IRS as tax-exempt 501(C)(3) organizations formed for charitable, educational, literary, scientific, or other tax-exempt purposes. (excluding religious organizations)

Canada 🇨🇦 Canadian charities registered with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) OR Canadian federal non-profits registered with Industry Canada OR Canadian provincial non-profits registered with their corresponding provinces or territories.

Australia 🇦🇺 Charities registered with the Australian Charities and Nonprofits Commission (ACNC) OR income tax exempt not-for-profit organizations as defined by the ATO.

Austria 🇦🇹 Koerperschaften des oeffentlichen Rechts, Verein, Stiftung öffentliches Recht, Stifung kirchliches Recht, treuhänderische Stiftung, gGmbH, gAG, gUG, gemeinnützige genossenschaften (gGen) OR Koerperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts (KdÖR).

Bangladesh 🇧🇩 Registered with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare OR registered with the Ministry of Social Welfare as a Social Development Organisation.

Belgium 🇧🇪 Certificate of Registration; Cabinet of Belgium – Dutch: Vereniging Zonder Winstoogmerk (VZW), Certificate of Registration; Moniteur Belge – ASBL Association sans but lucratif, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Bosnia and Herzegovina 🇧🇦 Minister of Justice, NPO/Association Registration Certificate, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Bulgaria 🇧🇬 Non-profit legal entities in public benefit (юридически лица с нестопанска цел за общественополезна дейност) registered in the Central Registry of Public Benefit Organizations maintained by the Ministry of Justice.

Cyprus 🇨🇾 Certificate of Registration as NPO/NGO, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Czech Republic 🇨🇿 Certification of Registration as Foundation, Endowment from Foundation Register, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Denmark 🇩🇰 Associations (foreninger), foundations (stiftelser) or institutions (institutioner) approved by the Ministry of Taxation.

Estonia 🇪🇪 Certificate of Registration from Country Courts, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Finland 🇫🇮 Non-profit associations (rekisteröity yhdistys) or foundations (säätiöt) registered with the National Board of Patents and Registrations.

France 🇫🇷 Nonprofit or non-governmental organizations established pursuant to Association Loi 1901 or Fondation Loi 1987 and registered in the “Journal Officiel des Associations” or any other French legal publication.

Germany 🇩🇪 Associations, Foundations, or other non-profit legal entities that possess public benefit (Gemeinnützigkeit) or charitable (Mildtaetigkeit) status and/or are operating on a non-profit basis for the public benefit.

Greece 🇬🇷 Certificate of Registration as NPO/NGO from Ministry of Finance, Official Government Journal, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Hong Kong 🇭🇰 Nonprofit, non-governmental organizations or trusts established by deed or otherwise and approved as charitable by the Inland Revenue Department under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance.

Hungary 🇭🇺 NPO Certificate of Registration from Competent Registration Court, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

India 🇮🇳 Registration Certificate of Trust or Society.

Indonesia 🇮🇩 Foundations (Yayasan) or associations (Perkumpulan) approved as legal entities by the Ministry of Law and Human Rights.

Ireland 🇮🇪 CHY number from Revenue, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Israel 🇮🇱 ‘AMUTA’ number from State of Israel Registrar, Certificate of NPO Registration.

Italy 🇮🇹 Certificate of Registration as ‘Onlus’ or Cooperative Sociale Legal Registration, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Jamaica 🇯🇲 Certificate of NGO Registration “TRN” Number from Ministry of Finance.

Japan 🇯🇵 Specified Nonprofit Activity Corporations (NPOs) certified by the prefectural government or Cabinet Office or Social Welfare Corporations registered with the prefectural government and/or the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare or Public Interest Associations and Foundations authorized by the Public Interest Commission; orGeneral Incorporated Associations (nonprofit type) operating on a non-profit basis for the public benefit.

Jordan 🇯🇴 Certificate of NGO Registration from Ministry of Social Development, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Kazakhstan 🇰🇿 NPO Registration Certificate from Minister of Justice, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Kenya 🇰🇪 NGO Registration Certificate from Kenya Government, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Korea 🇰🇷 Registered Certification as Association, Foundation, NPO with local government.

Latvia 🇱🇻 Registration Certificate of Foundation from State Register.

Lithuania 🇱🇹 Certificate of NPO Registration from local government.

Luxembourg 🇱🇺 Registered nonprofit associations (associations sans but lucratif – ASBL) or foundations (fondations).

Malaysia 🇲🇾 Articles of Association, Registered with Registry of Societies (ROS), Tax Exempt Registered under Income Tax Law.

Malta 🇲🇹 Registered as Tax Exempt by Ministry of Finance.

Mexico 🇲🇽 Certificate of NPO Registration from Ministry of Justice or Taxpayers Registry, Registration as Civil Society/Association from Public Administration or Federal Registry.

Moldova 🇲🇩 NPO/NGO Registration Certificate from Ministry of Justice, Articles and Memorandum of Association

Morocco 🇲🇦 Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Namibia 🇳🇦 NGO Registration Certificate from Local Companies Registration Office.

Netherlands 🇳🇱 Nonprofit or non-governmental organizations with Public Benefit Organization (Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling – ANBI)Institution Promoting Social Welfare (Sociaal Beland Behartigende Instelling – SBBI) tax exempt statusFoundations (stichtingen) or associations (verenigingen) pursuing public benefit activities; or churches or other religious organizations (kerkgenootschappen en hun zelfstandige onderdelen).

New Zealand 🇳🇿 Nonprofit or non-governmental organizations listed on the Charities Commission Register.

Nigeria 🇳🇬 Certificate of NGO Registration, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Northern Ireland 🇬🇧 Registered as Tax Exempt, XO/XN/XR Number from HMRC.

Norway 🇳🇴 Certificate of NPO Registration from local government.

Pakistan 🇵🇰 Tax exemption Act, Approved by the Office of Commissioner of Inland Revenue.

Palestine Authority 🇵🇸 Certificate of Interiors registration from Palestine National Authority Ministry.

Panama 🇵🇦 Certificate of NPO Registration, Civil Association from Ministry of Justice, Federal Registry.

Phillipines 🇵🇭 Registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and able to specify non-stock, non-profit status through governing documents, a certificate of tax exemption issued by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), and/or accreditation by the Philippine Council for NGO Certification (PCNC).

Poland 🇵🇱 Public Benefit Organizations (Organizacja Pożytku Publicznego), foundations, or associations registered in the National Court Register (Krajowy Rejestr Sądowy – KRS) maintained by the Ministry of Justice.

Portugal 🇵🇹 Registration card of “Pessoa Colectiva”, Registration Certification from Ministry of Finance.

Puerto Rico 🇵🇷 Tax Exempt Registration from Department of the Treasury, NPO Certificate of Registration, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Romania 🇷🇴 Organizations must be registered as associations, foundations, or federations, and operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit.

Russia 🇷🇺 Certificate of NGO Registration from Ministry of Taxes, Law on legal entities registration, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Rwanda 🇷🇼 Certificate of Registration from National Security Service or as NGO from Rwanda Directorate, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

El Salvador 🇸🇻 Tax Exempt Registration from Department of the Treasury, NPO Certificate of Registration, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Certificate of Charity Registration “SCXXXXX” number from Office of Scottish Charity regulator, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Serbia 🇷🇸 Registered associations or foundations established under Article 15(1) of the Legal Entity Profit Tax Law.

Singapore 🇸🇬 Non-profit or non-governmental organizations registered with the Commissioner of Charities and/or holding Institution of Public Character (IPC) status.

South Africa 🇿🇦 Certificate of NGO Registration from Department of Social Development, Articles and Memorandum of Association, Certificate of Incorporation of a Company not having a share capital.

Spain 🇪🇸 Associations, foundations, or cooperatives with tax-deductibility registered with the Ministry of Interior or the Ministry of Culture, Education, and Sports.

Sweden 🇸🇪 Associations or foundations eligible for income tax exemption under Chapter 7 of the Income Tax Act and/or operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit.

Switzerland 🇨🇭 Certificate of NPO Registration, “Gemeinnuetzigkeit”, “Stiftung”, CH number.

Taiwan 🇹🇼 Non-profit or non-governmental organizations possessing a Notarized Certificate of Legal Entity and licensed by a department of the Central Government; or local organizations licensed by the relevant regional city or county government.

Thailand 🇹🇭 Registered with the Office of the National Cultural Affairs Commission in Thailand, under the Ministry of Culture, Articles of Association.

Turkey 🇹🇷 Certificate of NPO or Public Benefit Organization Registration from Council of Ministries, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Uganda 🇺🇬 NGO Registration Statue 1989, NGO Registration from Commissioner, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

United Arab Emirates 🇦🇪 Certificate of NGO Registration from local government.

United Kingdom 🇬🇧 Charity Registration Number from Charity Commission, CIC Registration Number from CIC Regulator, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

Vietnam 🇻🇳 Registered Associations, Foundations Legal Status (Decree 45 (2010) for associations, and Decree 148 (2007) for social and charitable funds), or notification (Decree 151 (2007)on cooperatives.

Zimbabwe 🇿🇼 Certificate of NGO Registration from Local Government, Articles and Memorandum of Association.

European Union 🇪🇺 Certificate of NGO Registration from Local Government.

Antartica 🇦🇶 Certificate of Registration from the Kingdom of Penguins Department of Taxes and Fish.

If your organization isn't listed, you may still apply but we may not approve your application. If your country isn't listed above, please provide the documentation needed (i.e. proof of existence as a charity or non-profit provided by your local, state or national government).

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