Investors who are interested in opening a Czech foundation
should know that non-profit sector represents an important part of the economic environment available in Czech Republic
can be established here following the rules and regulations of several laws applicable to non-profit organisations
, in which foundations
are included. Our team of Czech company incorporation specialists
can assist you to register a foundation
according with the stipulations of the local law.
Main laws for Czech foundations
In order to establish a foundation in Czech Republic
, a person is required to respect the following rules, which offer the legal framework
related to the incorporation process
, management and structure or the economic aspects of a non-profit organisation:
• Act No. 83/1990 coll., referring to citizens’ associations;
• Act No. 248/1995 coll., referring to beneficial companies;
• Act No. 227/1997 coll., related to the activities of foundations and funds.
A foundation in Czech Republic
is a legal entity which purposes are aiming at the benefits of a certain public; at the same time, foundations
can get involved in business activities, but there are specific limitations in this sense; our Czech company formation agents
can provide you with more details on this matter.
Foundations in Czech Republic
Under the Foundation Law of 1997, there are three types of organisations which can operate under a foundation structure:
• the foundation – a type of asset based entity which has the purpose of serving to a certain public benefit; the endowment for this entity is established at the minimum value of CZK 500,000;
• the charitable fund – a type of property based organisation establish to support public benefits;
• the public benefit company – the legal entity is established to provide certain public services.
According to the Section 1 of the Foundation Law, any foundation established in Czech Republic must provide the word “foundation” in its registered name.