How your monthly donation will make a difference

Millions of people in Brazil live at the intersection of the toughest global issues that we are currently facing; income inequality, environmental degradation, lack of access to basic services, human rights violations, and systemic racial discrimination–all exacerbated by the current pandemic and economic crisis. And while thousands of innovative initiatives deliver solutions, now, more than ever, they need funds to keep their doors open and continue extending a lifeline to the most vulnerable.

That’s where you come in: you can ensure the long-term survival of Brazil’s vibrant social initiatives at a time when Brazil needs it most. We are all responsible for creating a better Brazil.

Your monthly donation will sustain BrazilFoundation’s mission: mentoring, fueling and funding hundreds of transformative initiatives that sustain communities across Brazil. By becoming a member of “Changes for Brazil,” you will become a “Semente (seed)” for change and join a global community of individuals and companies invested in a more sustainable and equitable Brazil for all.

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About BrazilFoundation

For 20 years, BrazilFoundation has supported over 655 transformative initiatives in the areas of Education, Health, Human Rights, Socioeconomic Development and Environment in Brazil. The organizations we support represent the entire geographical and social diversity of Brazil, and work to solve critical issues as they arise in their communities.

In this time, BrazilFoundation has mobilized thousands of individuals and companies to support this work, fostering a global community of philanthropy for Brazil.

US$53 M
raised/invested in
organizations across
Brazilian cities

In 2020, the year of the COVID pandemic, the contributions and collaboration of civil society organizations like BrazilFoundation have become even more important. [...] For a long time, BrazilFoundation has been committed to fighting racism, reducing vulnerability, and combating social inequalities. That’s why they deserve our support.

Flavia Oliveira, Journalist

[BrazilFoundation] is very important because they not only provide their grantees financial support, but training and other opportunities as well. Their support provides the possibility of sustainability.

José Dias, Founder and Executive Coordinator, CEPFS 

Charitable Contribution Deductions in the 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.

Charitable Contribution Deductions in 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 the 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.