Questions you may have:
Can I make a donation by bank transfer?
Yes! You can transfer the donation to IBAN (International Bank Account Number): NL85 TRIO 0338 7163 00. The BIC (Bank Identifier Code) of our bank is: TRION2LU. Beneficiary: STG Van Empel Goldman.
What happens with my donation?
Donations to our foundation will be used to enlarge opportunities, and increase the life standard of children in Indonesia. We will do this by investing in education, for example by buying materials such as tables, chairs, books and whiteboards. As our foundation grows we will also use donations for investments in healthcare and nutrition. Read more about our mission here.
What else can I do to help?
Besides donating you can be involved with the foundation as a volunteer. Volunteering options vary from teaching english in Indonesia to doing research in impact measurement. If you want to volunteer please send us your details and any specific wishes on our contact page.
Can I deduct gifts from Dutch Income tax or corporate income tax?
Yes! Due to our Public Benefit Organization/Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling status the Van Empel Goldman Foundation does not pay Dutch inheritance tax or gift tax on donations. Additionally, Natural and Legal persons making donations to the Van Empel Goldman Foundation may deduct their gifts from their Dutch Income tax or corporate income tax. Read more about what a Public Benefit Organization is here.
What part of my donation will go to overhead costs?
In 2017-2018 a maximum of 5% of your donation will go to overhead costs, which mostly consist of bank and transfer related costs. This means that 95% of your donation will directly be invested in increasing opportunities for underprivileged children in Indonesia and to increase their life standard.
Why does my bank statement show STG Mollie Payments?
Mollie Payments is our payment provider and takes care of all digital payments using IDEAL, Credit Card, Bancontact, SOFORT Banking, PayPal and Bitcoin.
Mollie is supervised by de Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank) and payments will only be made to Mollie Payments escrow account: STG Mollie Payments. This means that even in case of bankruptcy the Van Empel Goldman Foundation receives its donations.
You can also use direct bank transfer. You can transfer the donation to IBAN (International Bank Account Number): NL85 TRIO 0338 7163 00. The BIC (Bank Identifier Code) of our bank is: TRION2LU. Beneficiary: STG Van Empel Goldman.