Before you start, please check Criteria for Approval, and read our FAQ.

 

Certification as Affiliate Organization


Self-certification Steps

Step 1) Fill in your contact information

Step 2) Join our support group and announce that you started the process 

Step 3) Register your organization on RUF's website

Step 4) Email self-certification documents to [email protected] (see list of docs below)

Step 5) Submit an RUF Grant Proposal (bit.ly/rufgrants)

NOTE: once everything is approved, we sign a partnership framework contract. Each subsequent grant is made based on an annex (attachment) to the framework contract

LEARN MORE: Fundraising with RUF


Self-certification Documents

  • Statute and additional documents (if any) accompanied by the authentication conclusions and the related court decisions
  • Registration in the Register of Associations and Foundations (for Romanian Nonprofits) or FEIN decision (for US Nonprofits)
  • Tax registration certificate
  • Abbreviated balance sheet ("Bilantz") for the previous year, registered with the Financial Administration or the most recent monthly Balance Sheet, signed and stamped
  • List of Board members: Name, Email, Phone, Professional affiliation, and Linkedin profile
  • Completed in Pre-Grant Inquiry Form
  • Two brief letters of recommendation (see Criteria for Approval document - link above)
  • Logo: send more options if you have them. A square logo is preferred to a rectangular one.

Email all documents to: [email protected]