How to Register a Foundation

What do you need to register a foundation?

  1. Apply by submitting an application form accompanied with the Establishment Act to the Ministry of Public Administration
  2. In addition to the application, you need to submit a founder’s statement that your assets are assigned to the establishment of the foundation
  3. Add a confirmation of a domestic bank in which the money is deposited – basic property
  4. Add a written, publicly certified statement of the person or its successor for the use of Foundation’s name.

The Law on Foundations, Official Gazette 36/95 (PDF)

More detailed instructions on how to set up and register a foundation you can find here .

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podrucju razvoja filantropije i zakladnistva u Republici Hrvatskoj.


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European Foundation for Philanthropy and Society Development is a member of

European Foundation Centre   Transnational Giving Europe Dafne Dafne – Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe