All charitable projects are first examined by Fondation de France who then make a recommendation to Friends of Fondation de France.
Our rigorous evaluation process meets IRS regulations. It gives donors the assurance that their gift will be directed towards effective programs and that it will be tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Learn more about how to apply, please click here.
It takes about four weeks to review and respond to a nonprofit grant program eligibility application.
Please note that, to subsidize administrative expenses, Friends of Fondation de France withholds 5% on the donations it receives up to $300,000 gifts. No further withholding is applied to gifts greater than $300,000. Friends of Fondation de France does not charge annual maintenance fee to charitable partners, and there is no minimum gift.
All documents can be prepared in French or in English.
Funds are disbursed monthly. Organizations don’t need to track incoming donations and request payments.
No. Friends of Fondation de France does not seek funds on behalf of nonprofits, we simply help to facilitate cross-border giving.
To ensure funds have been used in compliance with the charitable purpose of the program, an annual report must be submitted within one year of distribution of funds.
Americans gave $449.64 billion to charity in 2019, according to a recent report from Giving USA. Friends of Fondation de France provides a trustworthy and transparent giving platform to open your doors to this generous philanthropic community.