Making a cross-border donation from France

Are you an individual or corporate donor based in France and looking to make a cross-border donation to a European non-profit organisation in a secure and tax-efficient manner? 

Transnational Giving Europe and our French partner foundation – the Fondation de France can help you to do so.

PARTNER: FONDATION DE FRANCE, 40 avenue Hoche, 75008 Paris

CONTACT: Ms Noura Kihel [email protected] (+ 3314 421 87 60)

OPTIONS FOR DONATIONS:  Bank transfer/ online /cheques/ online donation via https://dons.fondationdefrance.org/tge/~mon-don/

Please remember in all your donations by bank transfer to include the structured communication in all your donations by bank transfer:

<< TGE-NAME OF THE BENEFICIARY-COUNTRY OF THE BENEFICIARY >>

MINIMUM DONATION AMOUNT:  none

DONATION TRANSFER TIME: For gifts made online via the Fondation’s platform or by wire transfer, it takes 4 weeks, when amount donated is above 1,000€, or 3 months, when aggregated amount of donations made by same donor is less than 1,000€. For gifts made by cheque, it takes about 4 weeks.

Note: the cashing of cheques takes more time than the treatment by TGE.

EMISSION OF FISCAL RECEIPTS: For every donation above 5€ , a receipt is sent by post or email. For monthly withdrawals below 5€, the fiscal receipt is sent once a year. For gifts made by cheque and/or wire transfer, it will take 3 weeks by post from the reception of the gift. For gifts made online via the Fondation de France’s platform, the fiscal receipt is available within 2 weeks on the donor account.

Note: French donors must have communicated their emails on their online donor account.

REPORTING TO BENEFICIARIES: monthly on demand

OTHER REMARKS: “Fondation de France” transfers directly the gift to the account of the foreign organization.