Help Argentina | Home
Versión en Español Spanish English Version English

HelpArgentina is a nonprofit that allows international donors to identify and support high impact nonprofits in Argentina.

Our goal is to strengthen the nonprofits working to create social change in Argentina, increase confidence in the nonprofit sector and promote the culture of giving among Argentines.

Why Argentina?


About HelpArgentina

HelpArgentina: A bridge to the Argentine Social Sector

HelpArgentina is a nonprofit organization that helps international donors identify and support high impact nonprofits within Argentina. Our goal is to strengthen the nonprofits that work to create a social change in Argentina, by increasing confidence of the third sector in Argentina and promoting the culture of giving among Argentines.

We work with organizations that meet criteria of transparency and good practice, thus providing a safe and efficient infrastructure to channel their donations. HelpArgentina is registered in New York as a nonprofit organization - in accordance with article 501(c.3) of the U.S. tax code - which allows donations from taxpayers of this country to be deductible from income taxes.

HelpArgentina Institutional Video
How We Make a Difference:

  • We use our deep understanding of the critical social issues in Argentina to identify the organizations that are highly effective in addressing these issues.
  • We invite organizations that meet our standards for best practice and transparency to join our network. By partnering with a diverse range of charitable organizations, we assure that donors can support the causes that matter to them - from education to hunger, from Norte to Patagonia, we can help you support the causes that you care about.
  • We provide information and advice that help both individuals and institutions identify the organizations and causes that align with their interests – our website provides detailed information about our member organizations and offers a secure, easy to use platform for online donations.
  • We offer customized services to help you make the most of your giving - tell us what you want to support and we will identify options, facilitate the donation, monitor progress and report the results.
  • We create unique volunteer experiences for international volunteers who want to offer their time and skills to help the non-profit organizations in our network.

Since 2003, more than US$ 7.9 million has been donated by more than 7,000 people residing in over 50 countries to more than 140 social organizations in Argentina.

 

 

Our Services

To International Donors

  • HelpArgentina allows donations from taxpayers of the United States to be deductible from income taxes.

  1. We provide a network of social organizations in which each member shares our principles of quality and transparency and meets our standards.
  2. We evaluate organizations proposed by donors in order to confirm that they are eligible to receive donations from the United States.
  • We offer personalized advice on social project design and implementation to those donors who are willing to support specific projects according to their possibilities, interests and preferences. Such services may include:
  1. -       Project identification and design
  2. -       Resource management
  3. -       Follow-up and accountability
  4. -       Impact assessment
  • Detailed information on social organizations is available in a coherent, objective and comparative manner. Thereby, donors have access to relevant data and receive advice when making decisions regarding their philanthropic activities.
  • We provide a secure processing system which allows the acceptance of international donations in cash, checks, wire transfers, credit cards and/or securities (stocks and bonds).
  • We have made a firm commitment to maintain total confidentiality as regards donor identity, unless the individual wants to disclose the donation.
  • We ensure that donors are kept fully up-to-date with the results and impact of their donations.

To International Volunteers

  • We offer volunteers personalized experiences working with nonprofit organizations in Argentina.
  • We guarantee an added-value experience for both the volunteer and the organization.
  • We foster a long-term relationship between organizations and volunteers once they return to their countries of residence.

To Nonprofit Organizations in Argentina

We provide nonprofit organizations in Argentina which are interested in developing fundraising channels abroad different services to support their efforts.

  • Tax incentives for international donors: we offer the possibility of collecting incoming tax-deductible donations from the United States.
  • International donation process: we provide an efficient, secure international cash transfer infrastructure to facilitate the collection of funds from individuals and organizations outside of Argentina.

 

How we finance our work

HelpArgentina has different financing sources:

  • Services: 5% of each donation is earmarked for the support of HelpArgentina institutional structure. Furthermore, we receive funds and grants from several social investors who require our advice and contribution for their projects in Argentina.
  • Companies: A group of Corporative Sponsors supports HelpArgentina´s work with economic resources on an annual basis. Moreover, many companies support our fundraising events.
  • Individuals: Many people contribute to our work, either taking an active part in fundraising events or donating money to HelpArgentina.

 




Home Contact Us About HA Register Faq Site Map

HelpArgentina: Sánchez de Bustamante 191, PB A - Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires / Te: (+ 54-11) 4862-5447 / 4861-1634