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

Eligibility guidelines

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

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

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

    2. by TechSoup or the local TechSoup partner for organisation 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 organisation is not eligible for Google for Nonprofits if it is:

  • A governmental entity or organisation
  • A hospital or healthcare organisation (charitable arms or foundations associated with healthcare organisations are eligible).
  • A school, academic institution or university (philanthropic arms of educational organisations are eligible). Learn more about Google for Education, Google's programmes 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

  • Organisations must be registered with or recognised by relevant authorities as: (1) civil associations and foundations eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions; (2) organisations 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 organisations.

Australia

  • Organisations must be currently registered with Connecting Up, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations 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 Non-profits Commission (ACNC); or (3) Income tax exempt not-for-profit organisations as defined by the ATO.
  • Organisations must be located in Australia or one of the following territories: Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands or Norfolk Island.

Austria

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

Belgium

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

Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

Botswana

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

Brazil

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

Bulgaria

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

Canada

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

Chile

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

Colombia

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

Croatia

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Balkans, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations 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

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

Czechia

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Česká republika, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations 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 organisations (církevní organizace) registered with the Ministry of Culture. All organisations are registered with the Ministry of Justice unless stated otherwise.

Denmark

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

Ecuador

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

Estonia

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Estonia, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations must be registered with the Ministry of Justice and be: (1) organisations 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

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

France

  • Organisations must be currently registered with AdB Solidatech, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations must be non-profit or non-governmental organisations 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

  • Organisations must be currently registered with Stifter-helfen.de, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations 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

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Ghana, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations must be registered with or recognised 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

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Greece, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations must be registered with or recognised 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 non-profit basis for the public benefit; or (4) ecclesiastical and religious communities (εκκλησιαστικές και θρησκευτικές κοινότητες).

Hong Kong

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

Hungary

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

Iceland

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

India

  • Organisations must be currently registered with BigTech, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations 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

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Asia, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations 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

  • Organisations must be registered as: (1) charitable organisations with the Charities Regulatory Authority (CRA); (2) organisations 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

  • Organisations must be currently registered with SocialTechno, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations must be: (1) associations (associazioni), foundations (fondazioni) and social cooperatives (società cooperativi) registered as non-profit social utility organisations (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 organisations (istituzioni religiose); or (4) other organisations operating on a non‐profit basis for the public benefit.

Israel

  • Organisations must be currently registered with the Rashi Foundation, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations 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

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Japan, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations 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 authorised by the Public Interest Commission; or (4) General Incorporated Associations of nonprofit type pursuant to the Corporation Tax Act.

Kenya

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Kenya, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations must be: (1) non‐governmental organisations 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 organisations registered with the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Services and operating on a non‐profit basis for the public benefit.

Korea

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

Latvia

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

Lithuania

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Lithuania, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations must be registered with or recognised by relevant authorities as: (1) organisations 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 organisations.

Luxembourg

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

Macau

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechDonation, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations 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 Labour Affairs Bureau.

Malaysia

  • Organisations must be registered with or recognised by relevant authorities as: (1) non-governmental organisations 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

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

Mexico

  • Organisations must be registered with or recognised by relevant authorities as: (1) authorised donees; (2) CLUNI organisations; (3) other private charitable or assistance organisations operating on a non-profit basis for the public benefit; or (4) religious associations.

Netherlands

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Nederland, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations must be registered with or recognised by relevant authorities as: (1) associations (verenigingen) or foundations (stichtingen) with public benefit organisation (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 organisations (kerkgenootschappen en hun zelfstandige onderdelen).

New Zealand

  • Organisations 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 organisations.

Nigeria

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Nigeria, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations must be registered with or recognised by relevant authorities as: (1) organisations 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

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

Pakistan

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Pakistan, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations must be registered with or recognised by relevant authorities as: (1) – (3) approved and/or certified non-profit organisations (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 organisations (INGOs).

Peru

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

Philippines

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

Poland

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

Portugal

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

Puerto Rico

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

Romania

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

Russia

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

Serbia

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

Singapore

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

Slovakia

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Slovakia, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations must be non-profit organisations, 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

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Slovenija, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations must be registered with or recognised by relevant authorities as: (1) non-governmental organisations 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

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup South Africa.
  • Organisations must be: (1) Section 18A public benefit organisations; (2) public benefit organisations; (3) non-profit 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

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Spain, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations must be registered with or recognised by relevant authorities as: (1) public utility organisations; (2) non-profit entities; (3) other organisations, 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

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

Switzerland

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

Taiwan

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

Tanzania

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

Thailand

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

Turkey

  • Organisations must be currently registered with TechSoup Turkiye, TechSoup Global's regional arm.
  • Organisations must be registered with or recognised 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

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

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

  • Organisations 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

  • Organisations must be recognised by the IRS as tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organisations formed for charitable, educational, religious, literary, scientific or other tax-exempt purposes. 
  • Fiscally sponsored organisations are not eligible for Google for Nonprofits.
  • Organisations, 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 programme.
  • Organisations must be validated by TechSoup.

Vietnam

  • Organisations must be registered with or recognised by relevant authorities as: (1) Non-public Social Relief Establishments (SREs); (2) Social funds and charity funds; (3) International NGOs; (4) Religious organisations; or organisations operating on a nonprofit basis for the public benefit as (5) Associations; or (6) Science and technology organisations.  
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