GOOD WILL FOUNDATION ASKS TO SUPPORT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PROJECTS TO COMMEMORATE VILNIUS GAON AND LITHUANIAN JEWISH HISTORY IN 2020
Having in mind that in 2020 we will commemorate the 300th anniversary of the greatest Lithuanian rabbi, Litvak Misnagdim religious leader, famous Litvak Vilnius Gaon Elijah ben Solomon Zalman. The year 2020 are officially announced as the year OF Vilnius Gaon and Lithuanian Jewish history by Lithuanian Parliament. Lithuanian Jews are inseparable part of Lithuanian society since the times of Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Jewish community contributed significantly to the development of Lithuanian statehood, history, culture and science. Vilnius Gaon (1720-1797) is one of the most prominent figures in Jewish culture of all times. It was he - the unique expert of collection of Judaic religious writings - Talmud, who contributed to Vilnius becoming a center of European Jewish intellectual, cultural and political life. Mostly because of his merits Vilnius received the name 'Lithuanian Jerusalem' and 'Cultural Citadel'.
Good Will Foundation (hereinafter - GWF) will announce a call for project applications to implement the projects as does it yearly, nevertheless the sum of the financing will not differ from the previous years. In order to grant the funding for more applications to implement various quality project activities, GWF asks for support, which will be used to finance valuable projects, that will not suffice the Good Will Foundation financing. Your support will contribute to fostering of more than 700 years of Lithuanian Jewish history as inseparable part of Lithuanian history and will develop relationships of all Jewish people living in Lithuania and beyond with Lithuanian state.
We are asking you to support the Good Will Foundation, a nonprofit organization, with 2 percent of paid personal income tax.
Every working person pays personal income tax, which is later allocated by the Government for the fields considered as the most important ones. Each tax payer has the right to contribute to this process and, at his/her discretion, transfer of a part of the income tax (up to 2 percent) to the entities entitled to receive support, such as nonprofit organization, which has a beneficiary status.
You can donate in two ways:
- By filling declaration form FR0512 in writing and take or send it to the State Tax Inspectorate (STI) according to the place of residence.
- By signing in to the Electronic Declaration System (EDS) (unfortunately English version is not yet available)
If you’ve decided to take or send the declaration to STI, you need to fill it in printed capital letters. You can find all STI’s addresses here (http://www.vmi.lt/cms/en/aptarnavimo-skyriai?rqtj).
If you’ve decided to fill in the declaration form by electronic means, you need to sign into (EDS) (unfortunately English version is not yet available) using your electronic banking and fill in the online declaration form FR0512.
Data, necessary to fill in the declaration form:
PE “The Foundation for Disposal of Good Will Compensation for the Immovable Property of Jewish Religious Communities”
Legal entity code: 302702699
Bank: SWEDBANK, AB
Bank address: Konstitucijos ave. 20A, 03502, Lithuania
SWIFT code: HABALT22
PE “Good Will Foundation” account No.: LT89 7300 0101 5608 8041.