Foreign Nonprofits

Access Tax-Effective Charitable Donations from American Donors



By becoming eligible with CAF America, your organization can receive tax-effective donations from American donors without needing to assume the burden of creating and maintaining a separate organization. Instead, you can focus your time and energy on donor engagement and fundraising.

The eligibility process

Your organization must submit a complete, signed eligibility application form, known as the Grant Eligibility Application (GEA). In addition to the general application, an organization will be asked to sign a grant agreement and supply a number of documents, including:

  • Governing documents
  • Financial documents
  • Independent verification of mission
  • List of current directors and/or trustees
  • Proof of charitable or not-for-profit status

Once CAF America receives your completed, signed GEA and supporting documents, our grants team begins an extensive review of the organization, as required by law.

From the date we receive a completed application, a review generally takes between 4-6 weeks.

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