CX Forest Fund of BrazilFoundation

Fostering community businesses with socio-environmental impact. Good for people and the planet.

The CX Forest Fund is intended to foster the business ecosystem of Brazilian socio-environmental impact, supporting community businesses (indigenous peoples and other traditional communities) linked to socio-biodiversity products that generate income, while conserving forests and other natural landscapes.

About Institute of Sustainable Connections – Conexsus
The Institute of Sustainable Connections – Conexsus, is a non-profit organization created in 2018 with the mission of accelerating the transition to the low-carbon economy and strengthening territorial resilience, based on the development of socio-environmental impact businesses (cooperatives and associations) in Brazil. It fosters community businesses that generate income for local communities while conserving forests and other threatened landscapes.

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Tax Benefits
USA: Contributions to BrazilFoundation – EIN 13 4131482, a non-profit under Section 501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Tax Code – are deductible to the full extent permitted by law. Individuals can deduct up to 50% of their adjusted gross income; companies may deduct up to 10% of taxable income, prior to discounting the philanthropic investment. BrazilFoundation provides a tax-receipt acknowledgement of the contribution it receives.

Brazil: BrazilFoundation is a non-profit organization, designated as a Public Interest Civil Society Organization (OSCIP, as per its initials in Portuguese) under Law 9.790/99, Ministry of Justice file no. 08071.000389/2004/01, Corporate Taxpayer Registration No. 04.839.572/0001-10. A donation receipt can be issued for donations made in reals. The donor must request their receipt directly from BrazilFoundation. Since we are an OSCIP, tax incentives are only awarded to businesses taxed on their profits. These businesses can deduct the cost of donations up to 2% of their operating profit. An individual donor may report the amount donated when filing income tax, but will not receive a tax incentive.