Project Manager: Gela Charkviani
Donor Agency: G-PAC
Project Duration: 01.09.11 - 30.11.13
The aim of the Project is to improve the enabling legal environment so that it better supports the financial sustainability of civil society organizations; and improves communication between civil society organizations and the government. to achieve this aim, Civil Society Institute will analyze tax regulations affecting CSOs in Georgia; identify key problematic regulations and develop solutions, provide expert consultations to advocacy efforts of other civil society organizations and businesses dedicated to addressing these issues, develop and publish a guidebook on taxation for civil society organizations, provide legal consultations to civil society organizations and taxation issues, and assist EWMI G-PAC in identifying new priorities for the upcoming years in this area. Civil Society Institute is carrying out these activities in close partnership with EWMI G-PAC and its partner, International Center for Not-for-profit Law (ICNL).
The project is implemented through the Policy, Advocacy, and Civil Society Development in Georgia (G-PAC) program of East-West Management Institute (EWMI).
This program was made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Parliament to Debate Draft Law on Volunteering from the End of March
Issues Concerning Set-Off of Donations Made to Welfare Organizations
Guide: Financial Registration and Accounting of Not-For-Profit Legal Entities
Trainings on the Tax Code
Workshop on Financial Sustainability for Civil Society Organizations
Draft Law of Georgia on Volunteering
Improving the Enabling Environment of CSOs in Georgia
Characteristics of Taxing Not-For-Profit Legal Entities in Georgia
Meeting on Tax Issues
Roundtable on Supporting NGOs and Philanthropy in Georgia