Tag: Non-profit organisations

Registrar offers governance training for NPOs

Registrar offers governance training for NPOs

| 27/06/2019 | 1 Comment

The Registrar for NPOs (non-profit organisations) will be staging a training session on corporate governance for charitable organisations in the Cayman Islands on Tuesday, 2 July from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in room 1038 of the Government Administration Building. The session will cover best practices for charities; and money laundering and terrorist financing risks. Persons who […]

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Ministry asks community and businesses to help NPOs

Ministry asks community and businesses to help NPOs

| 19/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of a commitment going back more than ten years to provide funding to five of Cayman’s non-profit organisations, amounting to almost $2.5 million annually, the Ministry of Community Affairs is also calling on the private sector and the community to support The Pines Retirement Home, National Council of Voluntary Organisations, […]

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Can people fundraise if not part of registered non-profit?

Can people fundraise if not part of registered non-profit?

| 13/05/2019 | 4 Comments

Isn’t it illegal under the Cayman Islands charity law to solicit funds from the public without a charity licence or registration? Auntie’s answer: This question came as a comment on a story last month about the GoFundMe page that was set up to help defray the cost of returning the body of Ignacio “Nacho” Kirzner […]

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Are NPOs eligible for waivers on import duty?

Are NPOs eligible for waivers on import duty?

| 05/04/2019 | 0 Comments

I am a member of one of the local service clubs and we are registered as a non-profit organisation. We sometimes import shirts for our members to wear or other articles to sell as a fundraiser. My question is: What are the rules for paying import duty on those articles which we import? Are they […]

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Suspicious of charity’s finances

Suspicious of charity’s finances

| 22/01/2019 | 5 Comments

Do you know if charities (not churches) are monitored on-island or required to do an audit? I am just wondering because there is one charity on-island, which I am concerned about backhanders and siphoning of funds going on. Who does one report this to? Auntie’s answer: The enactment of the Non-Profit Organisations (NPO) Law, 2017 […]

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Seeks information on charitable organisations

Seeks information on charitable organisations

| 30/05/2017 | 3 Comments

Is there a register of charities on island? Somewhere online I can go and check if a charity is legally a registered one? Also, what are the laws regarding persons acting as a charity without legally being registered? Auntie’s answer: I have tracked down the answers to your questions with the help of the General […]

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