Eligibility guidelines

Please refer to the information below to know about our eligibility guidelines for our Nonprofit Program.

Qualifying organizations for Canva’s Nonprofit Program

To be verified as a nonprofit, your organization needs to be:

  • Recognised as a charitable or a nonprofit organizations by the local regulator in the country where you are registered
  • Operating on a not-for-profit basis
  • Operating for the public benefit

Organizations that DO NOT qualify for Canva’s Nonprofit Program

Registered charitable organizations that fall under one of the below categories, are not eligible for Canva for Nonprofits:

  • Legislative
  • Political Activity
  • Governmental
  • Education, including preschool, nursery & kindergarten, primary, elementary & K-12 School, higher education, universities, vocational and technical School, alumni groups, scholarships, student welfare, special education, graduate & professional school, student services, undergraduate college, charter school
  • Professional sports
  • Financial services
  • Business development
  • Professional organizations & societies
  • Job training
  • Mutual organization
  • Fraternities or sororities
  • Employee/membership benefit organization

Required documentation

Note: Documentation required varies based on your organization type.

1. Registered nonprofit organizations (on a per country basis)

We’ve partnered with Percent to verify nonprofits to get access to Canva for Nonprofits. Different countries have different requirements for supporting documentation. For full requirements for each country, see Percent’s nonprofit verification guidance.

Registered as a (i) National NGO, (ii) International NGO, (iii) Association
Part of the Finish territory, please check the definition for Finland.
Registered with the Court of the Judicial District of Tirana as a (i) Foundation (fondacioni), (ii) Centers (qendra), (iii) Association (shoqata) operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit, (iv) Permanent Foreign Nonprofit Organization.
Registered as a (i) Association, (ii) Centers (gendrat), (iii) Association (shoqatat) operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit, (iv) Permanent Foreign Nonprofit Organization.
Part of the United States of America territory, please check the definition for United States of America.
Registered as an (i) Association, (ii) Foundation, (iii) Other non-profit organisation
Registered as a (i) Associations (associações) with the Minister of Justice and Human Rights or relevant Provincial Commissioner, (ii) Nonprofit Organisation operating for the public benefit, (iii) Religious Organization legally registered with the government.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Non-profit basis for the public benefit as non-profit companies registered with the Registrar of Companies, (ii) Benevolent societies or specially authorized societies registered with the Registrar of Friendly Societies, (iii) Charitable international trusts or charitable international foundations registered with the Financial Services Regulatory Commission, (iv) Other non- profit, public benefit organizations established by special law (such as the Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross Society).
Registered as a (i) Civil Association, (ii) Foundation, (iii) Organisation with tax exemption, (iv) Other organisation operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit, (v) International nonprofits with tax exemption, or (vi) Religious organisation.
Registered with the State Register of Legal Entities under the Ministry of Justice or the Committee of Religious Affairs of the Council of Ministers as a (i) Non-governmental Organisation, (ii) Non-commercial Organisation, (iii) Religious organisations.
Registered as a (i) Tax exempt Public Benefit Organisation (Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling – ANBI), (ii) Tax Exempt Institution Promoting Social Welfare (Sociaal Beland Behartigende Instelling – SBBI), (iii) Foundation (stichtingen), (iv) Association (verenigingen), (v) Churches/ Other Religious Organisation (kerkgenootschappen en hun zelfstandige onderdelen).
Registered with one of: (i) Australian Charities and Nonprofits Commission (ACNC), (ii) hold Deductible Gift Receipt status with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), OR (iii) be income tax exempt not-for-profit organisations as defined by the ATO
Registered as a (i) Foundation and Fund (Stiftungen und des fonds), (ii) Association (Vereine), (iii) Corporation (gemeinnützige gesellschaften mit beschränkter Haftung or gGmbH; or körperschaften des öffentlichen Rechts or KdÖR), (iv) Religious organization (religionsgemeinschaften); (v) Non‐governmental international organizations (nichtstaatliche internationale organisationen).
Registered with Ministry of Justice as a (i) Public union, (ii) Foundation, (iii) Union of legal entities (iv) Religious Institution (v) Other Non-governmental Organisation or Non-commercial Legal Entity
Registered as a (i) Nonprofit Organisation with the Registrar General’s Department (ii) Non-governmental Organisation with the Registrar of NGOs, (iii) Foundation
Registered as a (i) Association, (ii) Social and Cultural clubs, (iii) Special committees working in the field of youth and sports, (iv) Private institution, (v) Religious Organisation
Registered as a (i) Society with the RJSC, (ii) Foundation, (iii) Association (registered as CLGs), (iv) Non-Governmental Organisation with the NGOAB, (v) Voluntary social welfare agencies registered with the Ministry of Social Welfare.
Registered as a (i) Charities with the Registrar of Corporate Affairs and Intellectual Property, (ii) Nonprofit companies for public benefit, (iii) the Anglican Church or other Religious Organisation.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Non-profit association (association sans but lucrative (ASBL); vereniging zonder winstoogmerk (VZW), (ii) International non-profit association (association internationale sans but lucratif (AISBL); internationale vereniging zonder winstoogmerk (IVZW)), (iii) Private foundation (fondation privée; private stichting), or (iv) Foundation of public interest (fondation d’utilité publique; stichting van openbaar nut)
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered (i) Charity with the Ministry of Home Affairs (Department of Registry General).
Registered as a (i) Public Benefit Organization, (ii) Mutual Benefit Organization, (iii) Foreign Civil Society Organization, (iv) Foundation, (v) Society
Registered as a (i) Association (asociaciones), (ii) Foundation (fundaciones), (iii) Nonprofit civil entities (entidades civiles sin fines de lucro), (iv) Social Organisation (organizaciones sociales), (v) Non-governmental organisation (organizaciones no gubernamentales – ONG)
Part of the Netherlands territory, please refer to the definition for Netherlands.
Registered as a (i) Organization of public interest; (ii) Nonprofit Association and Foundation set up as a nonprofit; or (ii) Religious organization.
Registered as a: (i) Society, (ii) Companies limited by guarantee, or (iii) Trust set up as a non-profit.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Charity and designated as an Organizações da Sociedade Civil de Interesse Público (OSCIP), Certificação das Entidades Beneficentes de Assistência Social (CEBAS), Federal Public Utility (UPF) or (Social Organisation) OS, (ii) Civil Society Organisations, (iii) Association, (iv) Private Foundation, (v) Servico Notarial e Registral (Cartorio), (vi) Other nonprofit organisation
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Non‐profit legal entities (NPLEs).
Registered as a (i) Association, (ii) Non-governmental Organisation (NGO), (iii) Trade Union.
Registered as a (i) Non-profit associations (associations sans but lucratif – ASBL), (ii) ASBL declared with municipal authorities and operating on a non-profit basis for the public benefit, (iii) the Red Cross of Burundi.
Registered as a (i) Local Non-Governmental Organisation registered at the Ministry of Interior, (ii) Foreign Non-Governmental Organisation registered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Registered as a (i) Public Utility Association, (ii) Other Nonprofit Association authorised by the MINATD (iii) Society, (iv) NGOs approved by the MINATD
Registered as a (i) Charity with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), (ii) Nonprofit operating entity with tax exemption, (iii) Federal nonprofit corporation (iv) Provincial nonprofit.
Registered as a (i) Legal Entity (pessoas collectivas) declared of public utility (declaradas de utilidade pública) by the Prime Minister or his/her delegates, (ii) Other Nonprofit Association (associaçõe) registered with the Ministry of Justice.
Registered as a (i) Charitable trust, (ii) Association, (iii) Nonprofit Organisation with the General Registry, (iv) Other Nonprofit Organisation.
Registered as a (i) Non-governmental Organization (organisation non gouvernementale – ONG) approved by the government.
Registered as a (i) Association, (ii) Non-Governmental Organisation
Registered as a (i) Nonprofit organisation, (ii) Community organisation and neighbourhood councils, (iii) Corporation and Public Benefit Foundation, (iv) Indigenous association and community registered with CONADI.
Registered as a (i) Social Associations (SAs) (社会团体, shehui tuanti), (ii) Social Service Organizations (SSOs) (社会服务机构, shehui fuwu jigou) , (iii) Foundations (基金会,jijinhui), (iv) quasi-governmental public institution (shiye danwei), (v) charitable trust (cishan xintuo), (vi) the charitable organization (cishan jigou).
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as (i) Nonprofit Corporation, (ii) Association, (iii) Foundation or (iv) Religious organisation
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Associations with the Ministry of Interior and Decentralization and registered in a Legal Publication (Journal Officiel)
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Tax Deductible Association or other Association; (ii) Tax Deductible Foundation or other Foundation; (3) Civil and Sport Association.
Registered as a (i) Association
Registered as a (i) Foundation, (ii) Association, (iii) Religious community
Registered as a (i) Foundation
Registered as a: (i) Charitable Organisation (εγκριμένα φιλανθρωπικά ιδρύματα), (ii) Foundation (ιδρυμάτων), (iii) Association and society (σωματείων), (iv) Other Nonprofit Organisation, (v) International non-governmental organisation.
Registered with the Ministry of Justice as a (i) Association (spolky), (ii) Foundation (nadace), (iii) nonprofit with constituion (ústavy), (iv) endowment funds (nadační fondy), (v) public benefit corporations (obecně prospěšné společnosti), (vi) social service providers (poskytovatelé sociálních služeb) as registered with Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, or (viii) a religious organisations (církevní organizace) registered with the Ministry of Culture
Registered as a (i) Cultural, social, educational or economic organization, (ii) Non-governmental Organization (ONG) (a) Associations (b) Institutions of public utility (établissements d’utilité publique), or (iii) Denominational Organization.
Registered as a (i) Association (foreninger), (ii) Foundation (stiftelser), (iii) Institutions (institutioner), (iv) Religious communities (religiøse samfund) or (v) Organisation with tax deductible donations.
Registered as a: (i) Association of public utility (d’utilité publique) by presidential decree, (ii) Other Nonprofit Association operating for public benefit registered in the Journal Officiel de la République de Djibouti, (iii) Nonprofit Foundation, (iv) Nonprofit Cooperative, (v) Nonprofit Non-Governmental Organisation.
Registered as a (i) Nonprofit Company with the Companies and Intellectual Property Office; (ii) Nonprofit Organisation with the Trusts and NPO Supervisor; (iii) Charity approved by the Order of the Cabinet
Registered as a (i) Public Benefit Association
Registered as a (i) Foundation (fundaciones), (ii) Nonprofit corporation (corporaciones sin fines de lucro), (iii) Religious organization (organizaciones religiosas).
Registered as a (i) Association, (ii) Public Benefit Association, (iii) Civil Foundation, (iv) Foreign Non-Governmental Organisation
Registered with one of (i) Public Utility Foundation, (ii) Public Utility Association, (iii) Other Non-Profit Foundation or Association, (iv) Community Development Associations (ADESCOS), (v) Church.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Non-governmental Organisation with the Ministry of Labour and Human Welfare
Registered as a (i) Nonprofits as defined by Tax and Customs Board,(ii) Association, (iii) Foundation, (iv) Religious Association or society.
Registered as a (i) Non-profit Association
Registered as a (i) Charity, (ii) Society, (iii) Foreign Civil Society Organisation
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Charitable Institution for tax deductible donations, (ii) Charitable Trust, (iii) Non-Profit Organisation, (iv) Company limited by guarantee.
Registered as a (i) Association (rekisteröity yhdistys), (ii) Foundation (säätiöt), (iii) Religious communities (uskonnollinen yhdyskunta).
Registered as a: (i) Nonprofit established according to governing law AND registered in French Legal Publication (Journal Officiel des Associations or other).
An overseas department of France – refer to France for the nonprofit definition.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Public Utility Association, (ii) Association declared with their local prefecture and published in the Official Journal of the Republic of Gabon.
Registered as a (i) Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) registered with the NGO Affairs Agency, (ii) Foundation incorporated with the Registrar of Companies, (iii) Associations incorporated with the Registrar of Companies, (iv) Company limited by guarantee incorporated with the Registrar of Companies.
Registered as a (i) Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) registered with the NGO Affairs Agency, (ii) Foundation incorporated with the Registrar of Companies, (iii) Associations incorporated with the Registrar of Companies, (iv) Company limited by guarantee incorporated with the Registrar of Companies.
Registered as a (i) Association (Verein, e.V.), (ii) Foundation (Stiftung), or (iii) Corporations with tax benefits (Such as non-profit company with limited liability – gGmbH or gemeinnützige GmbH; gUG or gemeinnützige Unternehmergesellschaft).
Registered as a (i) Charity, (ii) Non-Governmental organisation (NGOs), (iii) Trust, or (iv) Nonprofit Company Limited by Guarantee.
A non-profit making organisation (also known as a ‘not for profit’ organisation) is the name given to a legal entity that does not accrue money purely for profit or personal gain. Examples of such organisations include: Associations, Clubs, Societies, Charities
Registered as a (i) Foundation (κοινωφελη ιδρυματα), (ii) Charity association (φιλανθρωπικών σωματείων), (iii) Nonprofit Association, (iv) Civil nonprofit organisation company, (v) Ecclesiastical and Religious Community (εκκλησιαστικές και θρησκευτικές κοινότητες).
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Benevolent Society or Nonprofit Organisation operating for the public benefit (ii) Grenada Red Cross Society, (iii) Religious Organisation.
Territory of France – refer to France for the nonprofit definition.
Part of the United States of America territory, please refer to the definition for United States of America.
Registered as an (i) Civil Association, (ii) Foundation, (iii) Other Nonprofit Legal Entity, (iv) Non-governmental Organisation (Organisations Non-Gouvernementales)
Registered as a (i) Charity with the relevant authorities, (ii) Nonprofit organisations operating for the public benefit.
Registered as a (i) Non-governmental Organisation (organisation non gouvernementales – ONG), (ii) Non-profit Association approved by the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Decentralization (MATD), (iii) Religious Organisation approved by the General Secretariat of Religious Affairs and registered with MATD.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Society
Registered as an (i) Association, (ii) Foundation, (iii) Other Nonprofit Legal Entity, (iv) Non-governmental Organisation (Organisations Non-Gouvernementales)
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Association (asociaciones) or Civil association (asociaciones civiles), (ii) Foundation (fundaciones), (iii) Non-Governmental Organisation for development (NGOD) (organizaciones no gubernamentales de desarrollo) with tax exemption from the Executive Revenue Directorate
Every Eligible organisation MUST be tax exempt by the Inland Revenue Department. Registered as a (i) Charitable Institution, (ii) Public trust.
Registered as (i) Association (egyesületek), Foundation (alapítványok), and Religious Community recognised as a tax beneficiary, (ii) Nonprofit Organisation(nonprofit gazdasági társaságok), (iii) Religious Community, (iv) Other Nonprofit Association or Foundation.
Registered as a (i) Public Benefit Organisation (félög til almannaheilla), (ii) Public Benefit Organisation with cross-border activities (almannaheillafélög yfir landamæri), (iii) Non-governmental organizations ( félagasamtök ), (iv) Private Foundation with an approved charter (sjálfseignastofnanir með staðfesta skipulagsskrá ), (v) Religious and Life review Organization (trúfélög og lífsskoðunarfélög).
Every Eligible organisation MUST be registered under the Foreign Contribution Regulations Act. Registered as a (i) Society, (ii) Trust, (iii) Section 8 Company (formerly Section 25).
Registered as a (i) Foundations (yayasan) approved as legal entities by the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, (ii) Incorporated associations (perkumpulan) approved as legal entities by the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, or (iii) Societal organisations (organisasi kemasyarakatan) registered with the Ministry of Home Affairs, provincial governor or local authorities.
Registered as a (i) Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) registered under the governing law, (ii) International NGO
Registered as (i) Charitable organisation with the Charities Regulatory Authority, (ii) Organisation with charitable tax-exemption status with the Revenue Commissioner, (iii) Tax exempt sports bodies, (iv) Nonprofit Companies limited by guarantee registered with the Companies Registry Office.
Registered as a (i) Charity (ii) With Charity Commission
Registered as a (i) Association (Amuta), (ii) Association with certificate of proper management, (iii) Public Benefit Company (PBC), (iv) Public Benefit Foundation, (v) Public Benefit Foundation with certificate of proper management, (vi) Public institution approved for tax exemptions, (vii) Public Endowment organisation or (viii) Religious endowment.
Registered as a (i) Association (Associazione), (ii) Foundation (Fondazioni), (iii) Social Cooperative (societa cooperativi), (iv) Nonprofit social utility organisation (Organizzazione non lucrativa di utilità sociale – ONLUS), (v) International NGO (organizzazioni non governativa – ONG) registered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, (vi) Religious organisation (istituzioni religiose), (vii) Other nonprofit organisation.
Registered as a (i) Charitable Organisation under the Charities Act (No. 32-2013)
Registered as a (i) Public Interest Association (Koueki Shadan Houjin), (ii) Public Interest Foundation (Koeki Zaidan Houjin) authorised by the Public Interest Commission, (iii) Special Nonprofit Corporation, (tokutei hieiri katsudo hojin) certified by the city government or prefectural government, (iii) Social Welfare Corporations approved by the city government, the prefectural government and/or the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, or (iv) General Incorporated Associations.
Registered as a (i) Charity by the Jersey Charity Commissioner
Registered as a: (i) Society or Foreign Society registered with the Ministry of Social Development, (ii) Organisation eligible to receive tax- deductible donations pursuant to Article 10(B) of the Income Tax Law, (iii) Nonprofit Company registered with the Ministry of Industry & Trade (iv) Other Legal Organisations established by special law.
Registered as (i) a non-commercial organizations (NCOs) registered with the Ministry of Justice (as well as its territorial divisions) AND established as (a) Private Institution, (b) Public Association, (c) Foundation, (d) Religious Association, (e) Charitable Organisation.
Registered as (i) Non‐governmental organisation registered (or exempt from registration) with the NGO Coordination Board, (ii) Company Limited by Guarantee registered with the Registrar of Companies, (iii) Nonprofit Society registered (or exempt from registration) with the Registrar of Societies, (iv) Trust registered with the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning, (v) Community‐based organisation registered with the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Services.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Public Benefit Organisation eligible to receive tax deductible donations, (ii) Nonprofit Private Organisation eligible for donations, (iii) Other Nonprofit, Non-Governmental organisation.
Registered as a (i) Association (Shoqata), (ii) Foundation (Fondacioni), (iii) Institute (Instituti), (iv) Foreign branch of Non-Governmental Organisation
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered with Ministry of Justice as a (i) Social association (Коомдук бирикме), (ii) Foundation (Фонд), (iii) Institution (Мекеме), (iv) Association of legal entities, (v) Community-based Organization, (vi) Other noncommercial Organisation
Registered as a (i) International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO), (ii)Non-profit Association
Registered as a (i) Public Benefit Organisation (sabiedriskā labuma organizācijas), (ii) Association (biedrību), (iii) Foundation (nodibinājumu), (iv) Religious organization.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Non-profit companies with the Registrar of Companies, (ii) Society with the Registrar General of Societies and operate on a non-profit basis for the public benefit.
Registered as a (i) Nonprofit organisations, (ii) Unincorporated Associations, (iii) Cooperative Societies, (iv) Trade and labor unions
Registered as a (i) Association, (ii) Non-governmental Organisation, (iii) Civil Society Organisation
Registered as a (i) Tax exempt legal entity (juristische Person) pursuant to Article 4(2) of the Tax Act, (ii) Public Benefit foundation (gemeinnützige Stiftung), (iii) Association (Verein), (iv) Trust (Treuhänderschaft)
Registered as a (i) Charity, (ii) Sponsorship fund, (iii) Organization with beneficiary status, (iv) Public institution, (v) Association, (vi) Religious organization.
Registered as a (i) Public Benefit Organisation, (ii) Non-profit Association (Association sans but lucratif (ASBL), (iii) Foundation (Fondation d’ utilité publique), (iv) Social Impact Society with 100% impact shares, (v) International Nonprofit Organisation.
Registered as a (i) Association (社團) registered with the Identification Services Bureau (身份證明局) with an approved subsidy request from the Social Welfare Bureau, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau, or Labor Affairs Bureau.
Registered as a (i) Association, (ii) Foreign association, (ii) Public utility of association (iv) Nongovernmental Organization, (v) Foundation, (vi) Cultural association, (vii) Trade Union.
Registered as a (i) Community-based Organisation, (ii) Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) registered under the Trustees Incorporation Act or the Companies Act, (iii) Non-governmental organisation (NGO) with the Council for NGOs in Malawi (CONGOMA)
Registered as a (i) Non-Governmental Organisation and Institution eligible for tax deductible gift, (ii) Charitable Trust, (iii) Youth Society, (iv) Nonprofit Society, (v) Nonprofit Company limited by guarantee, (vi) Islamic Trust Endowment, (vii) Mosque.
Registered as a (i) Charitable Organisation: (a) Government agencies and State institutions, (b) Public hospitals, (c) Public schools (d) Island Councils (e) from the list in the registry part below; (ii) Association; (iii) Public Institution; (iv) Nonprofit Body
Registered as a (i) Public Utility Association (association reconnues d’utilité publique) or Declared Association (association déclarées) with the Ministry of Territorial Administration or state/district authorities and pursuing public benefit activities, (ii) Religious Association or congregations (associations cultuelles et congrégations religieuses) registered with the Ministry of Territorial Administration.
Registered with one of: (i) Tax-exempt Philanthropic Organisation or Nonprofit Club, (ii) Voluntary organisation (VO).
Registered as a (i) Charitable; (ii) Religious; (iii) Scientific; (iv) Educational;(v) Social organization; (i) domestic non-profit entity; (ii) foreign non-profit entity
Part of French territory, please check the definition for France.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Charitable Institution approved by the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA), (ii) Charitable Trust, (iii) Charitable Foundation, (iv) Association, (v) Other Non-profit Organisation.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Authorised Donee, (ii) CLUNI Organisation, (iii) Other Private Charitable or Assistance Organisation operating not for profit, (iv) Religious Association.
Registered as a (i) Nonprofit Organisation established by Charter from the President, (ii) Nonprofit Organisation designated through appropriate executive order, (iii) International organisation
Registered as a (i) Public Association, (ii) Public Movement, (iii) Public Establishment (iv) Union of public associations, (v) Foundation
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Public benefit Non-governmental Foundation, (ii) Public benefit Non-governmental Association, (iii) Religious Organisation with the General Authority for State Registration and/or with local or provincial authorities.
Registered as a (i) Foreign NGO (Strane NVO), (ii) Foundation (Fondacije), (iii) Association (Udruzenja), (iv) Union of Association (Savez udruzenja), (v) Union of Foundation (Savez fondacija)
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Public Benefit Association, (ii) Other Nonprofit Association operating for public benefit
Registered as a (i) Non-governmental Organisation (organizações não- governamentais) with the Ministry of Justice including a. Association (associaçõen), (ii) International NGO with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.
Registered as a (i) Association, (ii) Company Limited by Guarantee, (iii) Other Nongovernmental Organisation
Registered as a (i) Voluntary Association, (ii) Trust with the Master of the High Court, or (iii) Section 21 Company (“company not for gain”) with the Companies Registration Office, (iv) Organisation approved by the Minister of Finance
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Social Organisation approved by the Social Welfare Council (SWC), (ii) Nongovernmental Organisation granted tax exemption by the Inland Revenue Department, (iii) Association or Organisation (संस्थाहरु) not distributing profits operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit with the relevant authority.
Registered as a (i) Nonprofit Association (Verenigingen), (ii) Nonprofit Foundation (Stichtingen), (iii) Association or Foundation with public benefit organisation status (Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling – ANBI), (iv) Church and other Religious Organisation (kerkgenootschappen en hun zelfstandige onderdelen).
Registered as a: (i) Nonprofit established according to governing law AND registered in New Caledonia (Nouvelle-Caledonie) Legal Publication (Journal Officiel de la Nouevelle-Caledonie Associations or other).
Registered as a (i) Charity with NZ Charities Services, (ii) Nonprofit with tax-exemption status with the Inland Revenue or (iii) Donee Organisation.
Registered as a (i) Civil Association (asociaciones civiles), (ii) Foundation (fundaciones), (iii) Federations (federaciones), (iv) Confederations (confederaciones)
Registered as a (i) Association, (ii) Non-governmental Organisation, (iii) International Nonprofit Organisations
Registered as a (i) Nonprofit eligible for tax deductible donations, (ii) Association with incorporated trustees of a corporate body, or (iii) Company limited by guarantee operating not for profit.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Public Interest Organisation, (ii) Citizens’ Association or other Nonprofit Association, (iii) Nonprofit Foundation, (iv) Religious Organisation.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Nonprofit Company (selskaper), (ii) Foundation (Stiftelser), (iii) Association (Sammenslutninger), (iv) Religious Community (livssynssamfunn), (v) Organisation eligible to receive tax-deductible donations.
Registered Nonprofit organisation as a (i) Charitable organisation, (ii) Professional Association, (iii) Omani Women Association, (iv) Community social club
Registered as a (i) Nonprofit Organisation (such as Charity or Trust for public benefit), (ii) Association with charitable purpose (Section 42 Companies), (iii) Society, (iv) Voluntary Social Welfare Agency, (v) International Non-governmental Organization (INGOs).
Registered as a (i) Nonprofit organisation with EIN and a valid Palau Social Security Number
Registered as a (i) Charitable Association, (ii) Civil Organisation registered with the Ministry of Interior
Registered as a (i) Religious associations, (ii) Public Interest Associations according to the Executive Decree 600 of 2005, (iii) Nonprofit Private Interest Associations under the Executive Decree 524 of 2005, (iv) Private Interest Foundations regulated by Law 25 of 1995.
Registered as a (i) Incorporated Association, (ii) Trust, (iii) Company, (iv) Cooperative Society, (v) Incorporated Business Group.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NPO Registration, Civil from Ministry of Justice/Interior
Registered as a (i) Association, (ii) Foundation, (iii) Committee, (iv) Association or Foundations approved for tax deductible donations.
Registered as a (i) Donee Institution, (ii) Other Non-stock corporation operating not for profit.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Association (stowarzyszenie), (ii) Foundation (fundacja), (iii) Public Benefit organisation (organizacjami pożytku publicznego), (iv) Religious organisation (organizacja religijna).
Registered as a (i) Legal Entity of Public Utility; (2) Private Institution of Social Solidarity, (iii) Non‐Governmental Organisation, (iv) Religious Organisation, (v) Non‐governmental Development Cooperation Organisation.
Part of the United States of America territory, please refer to the nonprofit definition for United States of America.
Registered as a (i) Charitable associations and foundations registered with the RACA, (ii) private foundations for the public benefit, (iii) other associations and nonprofit organizations registered with the MADLSA, (iv) sports clubs registered with the Ministry of Culture of Sports, (v) religious organizations and awqaf registered with the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs.
Part of French territory, please refer to the nonprofit definition for France.
Registered as a (i) Association, (ii) Foundation, (iii) Federation, (iv) Religious organisation. All organisations must be operating on a nonprofit basis.
Registered as a (i) Non‐commercial Organisation, (ii) International Noncommercial Organisation.
Registered as a (i) Non governmental organisation for general interest, (ii) International non-governmental organisations, (iii) Faith-based Organisation (FBO)
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Non-governmental Organisation registered under the governing law, (ii) Foundation, (iii) Association
Registered as a (i) Nonprofit organisation, (II) Company limited by guarantee with the Registry of Companies and Intellectual Property (ROCIP), (iii) Charitable International Trusts according to International Trusts Act
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
An overseas territory of France – refer to France and French definition
Registered as a (i) Nonprofit Company according to Section 326 of the Companies Act (No. 8 of 1994), (ii) Nonprofit Company with the Registrar of Companies pursuant to Section 341 of the Companies Act operating for public benefit, (iii) Company Limited by Guarantee, (iv) International Trust, (v) Friendly Societies, (vi) Cooperative Societies
Registered as a (i) Incorporated Society with the Registrar of Incorporated Societies, (ii) Community based organisation (CBOs), (iii) Charitable Trust or Charitable Society according to the Charitable Trusts Act 1965, (iv) Other Nonprofit Organisation created by special legislation operating for the public benefit.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Public Benefit Association (جمعيات النفع العام), (ii) Other الجمعيات (iii)Association (هلية) (iv) Foundation (المؤسسات اهلية), (v) Religious Organisation (المنظمات اسمية), (vi) (اوقاف العامة )Awqaf (Public Islamic Trust Endowment
Registered as a (i) Nongovernmental Organisation approved by the Ministry of Interior, (ii) Public Utility Association by the Ministry of Interior; (iii) Public Utility Foundation by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, (iv) Nonprofit Association declared with the Ministry of Interior
Registered as a (i) Organisation eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Article 15 of the Corporate Profit Tax Law), (ii) Foundation, (iii) Association, (iv) Endowment, (v) Other Nonprofit Organisation.
Registered as a (i) Association with the Registrar of Associations, (ii) Foundations with the Seychelles International Business Authority, (iii) Red Cross Society of Seychelles.
Registered as a (i) Nongovernmental Tax Exempt Organisation with the Commissioner General of the National Revenue Authority, (ii) Non-governmental Organisation with the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED), (iii) Companies limited by guarantee according to Section 22 of the Companies Act and registered with the Office of the Administrator and Registrar-General; (iv) Community-based Organisation (CBOs) with the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs or relevant local government, (v) International Non-governmental Organisation.
Registered as a (i) Institutions of a Public Character (IPCs), (ii) Charity, (iii) Other Organisation operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit, (iv) Charitable Trust registered as a corporate body, (v) Society, (vi) Companies limited by guarantee.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as an (i) Association (vereniging in Dutch), (ii) Foundation (stichting in Dutch)
Registered as a (i) Non-profit Organisation, (ii) Foundation, (iii) Non-Investment Investment Fund, (iv) Civil Association , (v) Slovak Red Cross, (vi) Church, Religious Society and Other Religious organisation, (vii) Organisations with an international element.
Registered as a (i) Association, (ii) Foundation, (iii ) Private Institute licensed to engage in public benefit services, (iv) Religious community registered with the Ministry of Culture.
Registered as a (i) Charitable trust registered with the Registrar of Companies, (ii) Cooperative Society, (iii) Tax exempt organisation according to Section 16(1) of the Income Tax Act, (iv) Other Non-profit Organisation for public benefit
Registered as a (i) Local Non-Governmental Organisation registered under governing law, (ii) International Non-Governmental Organisation, (iii) Somaliland Non-Governmental Organisation
Registered as a (i) Registered Section 18A Non-Profit Organisation, (ii) Public Benefit Organisation, (iii) Nonprofit Organisation, (iv) Nonprofit Company operating on a non-profit basis for the public benefit, (v) Nonprofit Trust.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Nongovernmental Organisation, (ii) CBO, (iii) Civil Society Organisation, (iv) Society, (iv) Association.
Registered as a (i) Association, (ii) Foundation, (iii) Social Initiative Cooperative, (iv) Other Nonprofit Entity such as sports club, federation or professional association, (v) Public Utility Organisation or (vi) Religious organisation.
Registered as a (i) Voluntary Social Service Organisations, (ii) Association, (iii) Foundation, (iv) Society
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Nonprofit Foundation
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Nonprofit Association (Ideella föreningar), (ii) Foundation (Stiftelser), (iii) Faith Community.
Registered as a (i) Association in the Swiss Civil Code, (ii) Foundation (Stiftung) in the Swiss Civil Code or (iii) Tax Exempt organisation.
Registered as a (i) Social Association, (ii) Public Endowed Foundation.
Registered as a (i) Public Association, (ii) Public Foundation or Organisation, (iii) Consumer Cooperative, (iv) Religious organisation, (v) Other Nonprofit Institutions or Union
Registered as a (i) Charitable organisation approved for tax deductible donations, (ii) Non-governmental organisation, (iii) Religious organisation.
Registered as a (i) Tax exempt organisation, (ii) Public Benefit Organisation, (iii) Foundation, (iv) Association, (v) Foreign Non-governmental Organisation.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Development Non-Governmental Organisation, (ii) International Development Non-Governmental Organisation, (iii) Associations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit, (iv) Religious Organisation
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Tax exempt Organisation granted by His Majesty in Council pursuant to Section 11(f) of the Income Tax Act, (ii) Charitable Trust, (iii) Incorporated societies with the Registrar of Incorporated Societies, (iv) Other Nonprofit Organisation established by special legislation
Registered as a (i) Charitable Organisation, (ii) Nonprofit Organisation with the Registrar General, (iii) Nonprofit Organisation incorporated under the Companies Act, (iv) Society
Registered as a (i) Association, (ii) Networks of associations, (iii) Foreign Nonprofit Organization. All of the organisations must be nonprofit for public benefit.
Registered as a (i) Foundation, (ii) Foundation with tax exempt status, (iii) Associations, (iv) Social cooperatives operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as (i) a NPO in the NPO Register maintained by the NPO Supervisor (Financial Services Commission) or (ii) a non-profit company incorporated and/or registered with the Registrar of Companies pursuant to Part IVA of the Companies Ordinance, as amended.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Non-governmental organisation with the National Bureau of NGOs, (ii) Trust and Foundation with the National Bureau of NGOs, (iii) Community Based Organisation with the local government
Registered with one of (i)Charitable organisation, (ii) Public Association, (iii) Religious Organisation, (iv) International Nonprofit Organisation.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as nonprofit entity operating for public good, holding legal documentation of proof, such as Certificate of NGO Registration from Local Government
Registered with a (i) England and Wales: Charity Commission, (ii) Northern Ireland: NICC, (iii) Scotland: OSCR, or (iv) for tax exemption with HMRC as a charity.
Registered with (i) IRS as exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code. Currently not eligible organisations: (i) Fiscally sponsored organizations that do not have their own 501(c)(3) status. (ii) Subordinate organisations under group exemption must still obtain own recognition of 501(c)(3) tax exemption from the IRS to be eligible.
Registered as a: (i) Civil Associations, (ii) Cooperatives and (iii) Foundations
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Public association, (ii) Public fund, (iii) Institution, (iv) Other lawful forms provided by legal acts.
Registered as a (i) Charitable Association, (ii) Public Foundation, (iii) Company limited by guarantee with the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission.
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Tax exempt organisation (charitable, social assistance, or other nonprofit institutions), (ii) Civil association, (iii) Foundation.
Registered as a (i) Private Social Relief Establishment (SRE), (ii) Charitable Fund and Social Fund, (iii) International NGO (INGO), (iv) Association, (v) Religious organisation, (vi) Scientific and Technological Organisation (STO), (vii) Other nonprofit organisation.
Part of the United States of America territory, please check the definition for United States of America.
An overseas territory of France – refer to France and French definition
Organisation must be registered with local regulator as a nonprofit entity operating for the public good, and hold legal documentation of proof, such as NPO certificate
Registered as a (i) Non-governmental organisation (NGOs), (ii) Civil Society Organisations (CSO), (iii) Association, (iv) Foundation
Registered as (i) Public Benefit Organisation (ii) Nongovernmental Organisation, (iii) Company Limited by Guarantee, (iv) Society
Registered as a (i) Private Voluntary Organisation, (ii) Nonprofit Trust, (iii) Nonprofit Companies limited by guarantee, (iv) Religious group, (v) International Private Voluntary Organisation
2. Social impact organizations with a mission consistent with a public or community benefit
  • Governing documentation that states your mission and how all your activities are focused on achieving this mission.
  • "Mission consistent with a public or community benefit" means a social, environmental, cultural or economic mission that aims to tackle social problems by improving communities, people’s life chances or the environment.
  • The governing documents of your organization must clearly spell out your mission and show that all your activities are focused on achieving this mission (rather than creating a profit).
3. Public health organizations, and government entities assisting with public health
  • You need to show evidence of your public health status - determination of which is at the discretion of Canva.