|Giving from Europe|
If you live in Europe and would like to make a gift to the Sherborne Foundation, Transnational Giving Europe (TGE) offers you the opportunity to do so tax-efficiently in your own country. Please see below for more details or call the Foundation office on +44 9135 810554.
Transnational Giving Europe (TGE) is a partnership of leading European foundations and associations that facilitates tax-efficient cross-border giving within Europe. The TGE network enables donors, both corporations and individuals, resident in one of the participating countries, to financially support non-profit organisations in other member countries, while benefiting directly from the tax advantages provided for in the legislation of their country of residence.
TGE is currently operational for donations from and to Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
With TGE, cross-border donation receive all applicable tax benefits in the country where you pay tax. Partner foundations’ combined expertise in domestic tax laws secures the most effective tax treatment for your gift in both your own country and the recipient’s.
TGE carries out all administration relating to the tax deductibility of gifts. Depending on the country’s tax laws, TGE partners will fill in all relevant tax forms and deliver, whenever applicable, fiscal receipts testifying to the contribution made.
A 5% fee is taken on the donated amount for gifts up to 50.000€. For higher gifts, 1% of the amount in excess of the 50.000€ is charged. The maximum fee is 6500€. These fees will help the TGE network find new partners to increase tax effective giving in all member states of the EU.
To make or receive (a) transnational gift(s) to the Sherborne Foundation, please contact the Sherborne Foundation on +44 1935 810554 or your national foundation (details below). The donated amount shall be paid into the national foundation’s account only after approval of the gift by both partner foundations involved.
Contact Details of the TGE partners
- TGE partners can also be contacted for donations from and to other countries in or outside Europe
- More information on cross-border giving opportunities in Europe on www.transnationalgiving.eu
- The TGE network would like to welcome new partners in the European countries yet not covered