Westerlaken foundation has a Dutch ANBI status. This means that Westerlaken foundation is recognised as a Public Benefit Organisation by the Dutch government. If in a calendar year the sum of someone's gifts to ANBIs exceeds 1% of the Dutch threshold income, the excess, with a maximum of 10% of that income, is deductible income. Also the ANBI itself is exempted from inheritance tax and gift tax on inheritances and gifts it receives, except on those made under a condition such that it is not for public benefit.
The following information is required to be published on the website by the Dutch government.
Name: Stichting Westerlaken foundation.
Purpose: - financing of research with the theme marine environment, human and children rights in South East Asia, in particular Indonesia.
- financing of initiatives with the theme marine environment in South East Asia, in particular Indonesia.
- financing of emergency relief in South East Asia, in particular Indonesia.
- financing of initiatives relating to Cultural Heritage Management in South East Asia (amendment by laws 001)
Main lines of the policy plan:
Governors: Rodney Westerlaken B.Ed, M.A., (PhD Cand.) - President
Adri voor den Dag - Treasurer
Remuneration policy: The directors receive remuneration for their work, except for a possible excess of attendance allowance. The board is entitled to reimbursement of costs incurred by them in the performance of their duties.
Report of activities performed: See report on this page.
Financial statement: See report on this page.
Download the policy plan for ANBI and the Year report foundation 2019 below: