King Kong, Planet of the apes… Gorillas appeal to most people, especially as a movie or cartoon hero. They’re impressive and ooze so much power. It is even said that the discovery of gorillas in the 19th century was the inspiration for the famous movie “King Kong”. Often gorillas are portrayed as violent, but nothing could be further of the truth. Despite their impressive looks, gorillas are shy and peaceful vegetarians. What makes it extremely sad, is that these gentle giants are threatened with extinction.
Is your company looking for a charity to support your Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy? The Dutch Gorilla Foundation is eager to talk with you about all the different possibilities. We think there are many! Or are you looking for a project to strengthen your corporate image? We would love to hear from you. There are lots of ways to support us! That is why we think there is a big chance we can link gorillas to your company. It doesn’t matter on which topic! We can make a link to CSR, education, innovation, healthcare and a lot more. Let’s discuss how we could work together. The Dutch Gorilla Foundation would like to be your partner!
Our vision for the future is for gorilla’s to live freely and in harmony in their natural habitat together with humans. The Dutch Gorilla Foundation hopes to accomplish this by providing education in the Netherlands. We also raise funds for a range of different projects in Africa. As an organization we are young but our board is very experienced, has a lot of knowledge and is very motivated! We have an ANBI certification, this means your gift is deductible for taxes.
There are many ways to link your company to the endangered gorillas, but the best way is to find the right link, together. That way you can enhance the corporate image and activities. The appearance of these animals, but also the countries they live in, can be a starting point. But also the type of project can be the right match. Below we make some suggestions on how you can support. And as a company you have the choice: donate once, the full amount, or in parts, or periodical.
Up to € 1000:
€ 1000-€ 10.000
If you want to know more about sponsoring the Dutch Gorilla Foundation, call Diederik Visser at 06-12614164, or send ane=mail.
Of course we would also come and visit you at the office. Together we can discuss what would be the best way for your company to support us. To find what would benefit you most.
Last but not least we would like to point out some Dutch Tax rules that might apply to you:
Usually this applies for most donations, they are considered as business expenses. For example when they are made to:
Donations without business interest are considered as gifts. A company that pays corporate taxes can deduct gifts for charity. There are some specific rules that apply, which differ from the rules for individuals. Donations to a charity with the ANBI certification are tax deductible in the year in which they’re given. Since 2012 there is no threshold for deductible gifts for companies that pay corporate taxes.
The amount of gift deduction can’t be more than 50% of the profit en should be below
€100.000. It is not allowed that the profit becomes negative after tax deduction. Additionally gifts should be auditable.
But in the end, we are no tax authority. For complete information you can go to http://www.belastingdienst.nl/wps/wcm/connect/bldcontenten/belastingdienst/business/. We hope this information has convinced you to make an appointment with our foundation. We would love to discuss the possibilities for a partnership to create a win-win!