Google for Nonprofits is now available in Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Pakistan, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Malta, Cyprus, Iceland and Ecuador. Read the blog post

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for a Google for Nonprofits account, an organization must:

  1. Be registered as a charitable organization in one of the countries listed below. All organizations must also be verified as a nonprofit organization 

    1. by Percent for organizations in United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand. 

    2. by TechSoup or the local TechSoup partner for organization in all other countries listed below

  2. Meet the requirements in its own country. Find your country in the list below to review the requirements.

  3. Agree to the Google for Nonprofits Additional Terms of Service

Your organization is not eligible for Google for Nonprofits if it is:

  • A governmental entity or organization
  • A hospital or health care organization (charitable arms or foundations associated with healthcare organizations are eligible).
  • A school, academic institution, or university (philanthropic arms of educational organizations are eligible). Learn more about Google for Education, Google's programs for educational institutions.

 

Country requirements

Note: If you don't see your country listed here, we haven't launched Google for Nonprofits in your country yet.

 

Argentina

  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) civil associations and foundations eligible to receive tax deductible contributions; (2) organizations with tax exemption; (3) other civil associations and foundations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit; ( 4) international nonprofit institutions with tax exemption; or (5) religious organizations.

Australia

  • Organizations must be currently registered with Connecting Up, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be: (1) deductible gift recipients (DGRs) endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) or listed by name in the tax law; (2) charities registered with the Australian Charities and Nonprofits Commission (ACNC); or (3) income tax exempt not-for-profit organizations as defined by the ATO.
  • Organizations must be located in Australia or one of the following territories: Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, or Norfolk Island.

Austria

  • Organizations must be currently registered with Stifter-helfen.at, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be: (1) foundations and funds; (2) associations; (3) corporations (non-profit limited liability companies – gGmbH; or public corporations – KdÖR); (4) religious organizations; or (5) non‐governmental international organizations.

Belgium

  • Organizations must be currently registered with SOCIALware, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be nonprofit associations (non-profit associations – ASBL / non-profit association – NPO), international nonprofit associations (International non-profit associations – AISBL / international non-profit association – IVZW), private foundations (private foundations / private foundation ), or public utility foundations. 

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Bosnia and Herzegovina, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina or in Republika Srpska as: (1) public interest organizations; (2) other associations and foundations operating on a nonprofit for the public benefit; or (3) religious organizations.

Botswana

  • Organizations must be currently registered with SANGOTeCH, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) societies; (2) companies limited by guarantee; or (3) trusts operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit.

Brazil

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Brazil, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) civil society organizations of public interest; (2) certified beneficent social assistance entities; (3) social organizations; or organizations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit as (4) civil society organizations; or (5) other associations and private foundations.

Bulgaria

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Bulgaria, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be non‐profit legal entities (NPLEs).

Canada

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Canada, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) charities; (2) tax exempt non-profit organizations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit; (3) federal not-for-profit corporations; or (4) provincial level non-profits.

Chile

  • Organizations must be currently registered with CDI Chile, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) neighborhood councils and community organizations; organizations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit as (2) corporations and public benefit foundations; or (3) indigenous associations and communities.

Colombia

  • Organizations must be currently registered with MAKAIA, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be: (1) non‐profit organizations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit; or (2) religious organizations.

Croatia

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Balkans, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be designated as foundations, funds, religious communities, or associations pursuing activities for public benefit as set forth in Article 7, Paragraph 7 of the Law on Profit Tax of 2004, as amended.

Cyprus

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Cyprus, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) approved charitable organizations (εγκριμένα φιλανθρωπικά ιδρύματα); or other organizations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit, including (2) associations/societies (σωματείων) and foundations/institutions (ιδρυμάτων); and (3) international non-governmental organizations.

Czech Republic

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Česká republika, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be: (1) associations (spolky); (2) institutes (ústavy); (3) social service providers (poskytovatelé sociálních služeb) registered with the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the Ministry of Justice; (4) foundations (nadace); (5) endowment funds (nadační fondy); (6) public benefit corporations (obecně prospěšné společnosti); and (7) religious organizations (církevní organizace) registered with the Ministry of Culture. All organizations are registered with the Ministry of Justice unless stated otherwise.

Denmark

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Danmark, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) tax deductible donations organizations; or (2) other organizations (associations, foundations, institutions, or religious communities) operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit.

Ecuador

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Ecuador, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with relevant governing authorities as: (1) foundations (fundaciones) and nonprofit corporations (corporaciones sin fines de lucro); or (2) religious organizations (organizaciones religiosas).

Estonia

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Estonia, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with the Ministry of Justice and be: (1) organizations operating for the public interest as specified by the Tax and Customs Board; (2) non-profit associations; (3) foundations; or (4) religious associations or religious societies.

Finland

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Suomi, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be geographically located within Finland, as: (1) non‐profit associations (rekisteröity yhdistys); (2) or foundations (säätiöt); or (3) religious communities (uskonnollinen yhdyskunta).

France

  • Organizations must be currently registered with AdB Solidatech, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be nonprofit or nongovernmental organizations established pursuant to association loi 1901, fondation loi 1987, local Civil Code, or fonds de dotation loi 2008-776 and registered in the "Journal Officiel des Associations" or any other French legal publication.

Germany

  • Organizations must be currently registered with Stifter-helfen.de, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be: (1) corporations with tax benefits; (2) associations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit; or (3) foundations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit.

Ghana

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Ghana, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) charitable organisations; (2) non-governmental organisations (NGOs); (3) trusts; or (4) companies limited by guarantee operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit.

Greece

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Greece, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) public benefit foundations (κοινωφελη ιδρυματα); (2) charitable associations (φιλανθρωπικών σωματείων); (3) associations, foundations, or civil non-profit companies operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit; or (4) ecclesiastical and religious communities (εκκλησιαστικές και θρησκευτικές κοινότητες).

Hong Kong

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechDonation, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as charitable institutions or trusts of public character approved as tax exempt.

Hungary

  • Organizations must be currently registered with CivilTech, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) organizations recognized as tax beneficiaries as associations, foundations, and religious communities; (2) public benefit organizations; (3) religious communities; or 4) other associations and foundations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit.

Iceland

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Iceland, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) public benefit organizations (félög til almannaheilla); (2) public benefit organizations with cross-border activities (almannaheillafélög yfir landamæri); (3) non-governmental organizations (félagasamtök); (4) private foundations with an approved charter (sjálfseignastofnanir með staðfesta skipulagsskrá); or (5) religious and life review organizations (trúfélög og lífsskoðunarfélög).

India

  • Organizations must be currently registered with BigTech, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered societies, trusts, or Section 8 (formerly Section 25) companies; AND hold a valid registration under the Foreign Contribution Regulations Act (FCRA).

Indonesia

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Asia, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be: (1) foundations (yayasan) approved as legal entities by the Ministry of Law and Human Rights; (2) incorporated associations (perkumpulan) approved as legal entities by the Ministry of Law and Human Rights; or (3) societal organisations (organisasi kemasyarakatan) registered with the Ministry of Home Affairs, provincial governor, or local authorities.

Ireland

  • Organizations must be registered as: (1) charitable organizations with the Charities Regulatory Authority (CRA); (2) organizations with charitable tax-exemption status with the Revenue Commissioner; (3) sports bodies with tax exemption; or (4) companies limited by guarantee and operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit registered on the Companies Registry Office.

Italy

  • Organizations must be currently registered with SocialTechno, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be: (1) associations (associazioni), foundations (fondazioni), and social cooperatives (società cooperativi) registered as non-profit social utility organizations (organizzazioni non lucrative di utilità sociale – ONLUS); (2) international NGOs (organizzazioni non governativa – ONG) registered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; (3) religious organizations (istituzioni religiose); or (4) other organizations operating on a non‐profit basis for the public benefit.

Israel

  • Organizations must be currently registered with Rashi Foundation, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be: (1) public institutions approved for tax deductions; (2) associations with certificate of proper management; (3) associations; (4) public benefit foundations with certificate of proper management; (5) public benefit foundations; (6) public endowments; or (7) religious endowments.

Japan

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Japan, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be: (1) Specified Nonprofit Corporations (NPOs) certified by the city government or prefectural government; (2) Social Welfare Corporations approved by the city government, the prefectural government and/or the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare; (3) Public Interest Associations and Foundations authorized by the Public Interest Commission; or (4) General Incorporated Associations of nonprofit type pursuant to the Corporation Tax Act.

Kenya

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Kenya, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be: (1) non‐governmental organizations registered (or exempt from registration) with the NGO Coordination Board; (2) companies limited by guarantee registered with the Registrar of Companies; (3) societies registered (or exempt from registration) with the Registrar of Societies and operating on a non‐ profit basis for the public benefit; (4) trusts registered with the Ministry of Land, Housing & Urban Development; or (5) community‐based organizations registered with the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Services and operating on a non‐ profit basis for the public benefit.

Korea

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Korea, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) public interest organizations eligible to receive tax deductible donations; (2) nonprofit private organizations eligible for donations; or (3) other non-profit, non-governmental organizations.

Latvia

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Latvia, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with relevant governing authorities as: (1) public benefit organisations (sabiedriskā labuma organizācijas); (2) associations (biedrību) and foundations (nodibinājumu); or (3) religious organizations.

Lithuania

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Lithuania, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) organizations with beneficiary status; (2) charity and sponsorship funds; (3) public institutions; (4) associations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit; or (5) religious organizations.

Luxembourg

  • Organizations must be: (1) public benefit organizations; (2) nonprofit associations and foundations; (3) social impact societies with 100% impact shares; or (4) international nonprofit organizations.

Macau

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechDonation, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be: (1) associations (社團) registered with the Identification Services Bureau (身份證明局) with an approved subsidy request from the Social Welfare Bureau, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau, or Labor Affairs Bureau.

Malaysia

  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) non-governmental organizations and institutions eligible for tax deductible gifts; (2) charitable trusts; (3) youth societies; (4) societies operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit; (5) companies limited by guarantee operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit; (6) Islamic trust endowments; or (7) mosques.

Malta

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Malta, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) tax exempt philanthropic organisations or nonprofit clubs; or (2) voluntary organisations (VOs).

Mexico

  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) authorized donees; (2) CLUNI organizations; (3) other private charitable or assistance organizations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit; or (4) religious associations.

Netherlands

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Nederland, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) associations (verenigingen) or foundations (stichtingen) with public benefit organization (Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling – ANBI) status; (2) associations or foundations otherwise operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit; or (3) churches and other religious organizations (kerkgenootschappen en hun zelfstandige onderdelen).

New Zealand

  • Organizations must be  located in New Zealand or Tokelau and registered as: (1) charities with NZ Charities Services; (2) nonprofits with tax-exemption status with the Inland Revenue; or (3) donee organizations.

Nigeria

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Nigeria, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) organizations determined eligible for tax deductible donations; (2) associations with incorporated trustees of a corporate body; or (3) companies limited by guarantee operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit.

Norway

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Norge, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) organizations approved to receive tax-deductible donations; or (2) other nonprofit companies (selskaper), foundations (stiftelser), associations (sammenslutninger), or religious communities (livssynssamfunn).

Pakistan

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Pakistan, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) - (3) approved and/or certified non-profit organizations (NPOs); (4) associations with charitable and not for profit purposes (Section 42 Companies); (5) voluntary social welfare agencies; (6) societies; or (7) international non-governmental organizations (INGOs).

Peru

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Peru, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) associations and foundations approved for tax deductible donations; or (2) other associations, foundations or committees.

Philippines

  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) donee institutions; or (2) other non-stock corporations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit.

Poland

  • Organizations must be currently registered with Technologie.org.pl, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) public benefit organizations; (2) foundations operating for the public benefit; (3) associations operating for the public benefit; or (4) religious organizations.

Portugal

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Portugal, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be: (1) legal entities of public utility; (2) private institutions of social solidarity; (3) non‐governmental organizations; (4) religious organizations; or (5) non‐governmental development cooperation organizations.

Puerto Rico

  • Organizations must be validated by TechSoup.
  • Organizations must be located in Puerto Rico and have been recognized by the US Internal Revenue Service as exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC).

Romania

  • Organizations must be currently registered with techsoup.ro, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered as associations, foundations, federations, or religious associations,  and operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit.

Russia

Note: Our nonprofit validation partner, TechSoup, is not currently validating nonprofits in Russia. We are unable to accept new applications at this time.
  • Organizations must be currently registered with TeploDigital, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be: (1) non‐commercial organizations; or (2) international non-commercial organizations.

Serbia

  • Organizations must be eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions as described in Article 15 of the Corporate Profit Tax Law and/or other organizations (such as foundations, associations, and endowments) operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit.

Singapore

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Asia, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) Institutions of a Public Character (IPCs); (2) charities; or other organizations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit, including (3) charitable trusts registered as a body corporate; (4) societies; or (5) companies limited by guarantee.

Slovakia

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Slovakia, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be non-profit organizations, foundations, or non-investment funds registered with the Ministry of Interior; civil associations registered in the Central Register (except Odborové organizácie a zamestnávateľské organizácie, Združenia s potvrdenou činnosťou, and Živnostenské spoločenstvá); the Slovak Red Cross; or legal entities established by churches and religious organisations.

Slovenia

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Slovenija, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) non-governmental organizations in the public interest; (2) foundations; (3) private institutes; (4) religious communities; or (5) associations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit.

South Africa

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup South Africa.
  • Organizations must be: (1) Section 18A public benefit organisations; (2) public benefit organisations; (3) nonprofit organisations; (4) non-profit companies operating on a non-profit basis for the public benefit; or (5) trusts operating on a non-profit basis for the public benefit.

Spain

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Spain, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) public utility organizations; (2) non-profit entities; (3) other organizations, such as associations, sports clubs/federations, foundations, or non‐profit/social initiative cooperatives, operating on a non‐profit basis for the public benefit; or (4) religious entities.

Sweden

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Sverige, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit as: (1) associations; (2) foundations; or (3) faith communities.

Switzerland

  • Organizations must be currently registered with Stifter-helfen.ch, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit as: (1) foundations; (2) associations; or (3) tax exempt corporations.

Taiwan

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Taiwan, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) social associations; or (2) public-endowed foundations.

Tanzania

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Tanzania, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) charitable organisations approved for tax deductible donations; (2) non-governmental organizations; or (3) religious organizations.

Thailand

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Asia, TechSoup Global's regional arm.    
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) tax exempt organizations; (2) public benefit organizations; (3) foundations or associations; or (4) foreign NGOs.

Turkey

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Turkiye, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) foundations with tax exempt status; (2) associations; (3) foundations; or (4) social cooperatives operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit.

Ukraine

  • Organizations must be currently registered with TechSoup Ukraine, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organizations must be: (1) charitable organizations; (2) public associations; (3) religious organizations; or (4) international nonprofit organizations.

United Kingdom (including England & Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland)  

  • Organizations must be registered with the charity regulator in England and Wales (Charity Commission), Northern Ireland (NICC), or Scotland (OSCR); or HMRC as charitable tax exempt charities or churches.

United States of America

  • Organizations must be recognized by the IRS as tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations formed for charitable, educational, religious, literary, scientific, or other tax-exempt purposes. 
  • Fiscally sponsored organizations are not eligible for Google for Nonprofits.
  • Organizations, such as churches, that are automatically considered tax-exempt under group exemption must still obtain recognition of 501(c)(3) tax exemption from the IRS to qualify for the Google for Nonprofits program.
  • Organizations must be validated by TechSoup.

Vietnam

  • Organizations must be registered with or recognized by relevant authorities as: (1) Non-public Social Relief Establishments (SREs); (2) Social Funds and Charity Funds; (3) International NGOs; (4) Religious organizations; or organizations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit as (5) Associations; or (6) Science and Technology Organizations.  
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