Donor FAQs

If you have considered giving to a French or international charity in the past, you may have been discouraged after learning of the extra costs and added paperwork that accompany overseas donations. Furthermore, its often difficult to find information about an international recipient, their reputation and their credentials. Giving through Friends of Fondation de France is the simpler and less costly option. When you give to Friends of Fondation de France, you receive the same tax benefits that you would when giving to any other 501(c)(3) organization in the United States. Each charitable project is carefully approved by our Board of Directors to ensure legitimacy and effectiveness.

 95% of your gift goes directly to project support. To subsidize administrative expenses, Friends of Fondation de France withholds 5% on the donations it receives up to $300,000. No further withholding is applied to gifts greater than $300,000.

Yes. You may designate your donation to one of our pre-approved projects. If you’d like to recommend a grantee that is not on our list, you can contact us to learn more about how we can assist you at info@friendsoffdf.org.

Yes. Friends of Fondation de France is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit in the United States, so your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Yes. You will receive a tax receipt from the Friends of Fondation de France.

With our staff of philanthropic experts, we support donors at every stage. For questions about how you can make the most impact with your charitable gift our staff of philanthropic advisors is available to assist you. Please contact info@friendsoffdf.org for more information.

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