The Fellowship contribution is a donation to the Free Software Foundation Europe e.V.. This donation is tax-deductible in the following countries:


According to "§5 Abs. 1 Ziff. 9 Körperschaftsteuergesetzes" the donations to FSFE are tax-deductible.

Donations including 200 EUR will be acknowledged by the tax office without any formal donation receipt, if you include a note (e.g. in the subject line) on the bank transfer that this is a Donation to the FSFE e.V.

Donations above 200 EUR need a formal donation receipt. Fellows will automatically receive the donation receipt at the beginning of the year from the our office in Düsseldorf.


This page needs to be expanded with more information. Please improve this page and remove this box when you are done. According to, donations are tax deductible also in the Netherlands and in Switzerland

KnowHow/FSFELife/DonationReceipt (last edited 2017-04-01 08:56:06 by sabet)