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CAF Russia

“There was no fortune and then misfortune helped – this Russian saying is very fitting to the latest development in taxation that happened due the COVID pandemic in Russia. For more than a decade Russian NGOs advocated for introduction of tax incentives for corporate donors, but the government was dead against it. When COVID hit,… CONTINUE READING >>


TUSEV

In response to COVID-19, the Turkish Government implemented several policies restricting CSOs from responding to the global pandemic. Turkey’s Ministry of Family and Social Services launched a national solidarity and donation campaign to consolidate COVID-19 fundraising and ban donation campaigns initiated by certain municipalities during the crisis. This decree disrupted many charitable projects and increased… CONTINUE READING >>


CAF Southern Africa

The Pivotal Role of Civil Society in South Africa South Africa, as well as the entire world, is facing unprecedented socio-economic consequences, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The South African non-profit sector, is likewise especially exposed, as it navigates a host of unintended consequences. CAF Southern Africa has undertaken a number of research… CONTINUE READING >>


CAF India

Strengthening NGOs – the backbone of the nation – during the COVID-19 crisis In just a matter of a few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the world to standby mode. In India, the government ordered a complete lockdown on March 25 to prevent the spread of the contagion. While the lockdown has been a… CONTINUE READING >>


World Malaria Day 2020

In 2020, with the coronavirus pandemic reaching a global scale, many of us are experiencing the real threat of an invisible and potentially deadly enemy for the first time. Many countries in the southern hemisphere—and mankind historically—have been battling against another similar but, time considered, more deadly ancient enemy. Malaria is consistently one of the… CONTINUE READING >>


CAF America Donors Respond to the Australian Bushfires Through Impactful and Tax-Effective Philanthropy

As Australia reeled under the full brunt of the forces of nature, the world watched in concern. We’ve witnessed many disasters before, but the 2019-2020 Australian Bushfires presented an alarming case of the effects of climate change. The global community mobilized to aid a country in need.  From September 2019 and into the new year,… CONTINUE READING >>


How the CARES Act, as supplemented by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, Impacts Charitable Giving

Sign up here for our January 26 webinar as we explain the new law and how it will affect charitable giving in 2021! Updated to include important new provisions outlined in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 in effect as of December 27, 2020. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 is the sixth COVID-19 related… CONTINUE READING >>


Giving to India? Compliance with the Newly Amended FCRA

In Brief Donors in the United States may not give directly to nonprofits located in India and receive a tax deduction in the United States. By giving through a 501(c)(3) public charity, such as CAF America, US donors can make tax effective donations to any validated foreign charitable organization. The Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA)… CONTINUE READING >>


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Advancing Eye Health in Rwanda

Globally, at least 1 billion people are affected by vision impairment. The World Health Organization estimates 80% of these cases are treatable and, if addressed at an early stage, largely preventable. The prevalence of vision impairment is four times higher in low and middle-income countries where malnutrition, poor water quality, and lack of access to… CONTINUE READING >>

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