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Eligibility Requirements for TechSoup Malaysia

To participate in the TechSoup Malaysia program, NGOs should meet any one (1) of the eligibility criteria outlined below:

  1. Non-governmental organizations and institutions eligible for tax deductible gifts according to the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri – LHDM) pursuant to sections 44(6) and 44(7) of the Income Tax Act 1967 (ITA), as amended;
  2. Charitable trusts established for purposes described in Section 2(1) of the Trustees (Incorporation) Act 1952, as amended;
  3. Youth societies registered with the Registrar of Youth Society under the Ministry of Youth and Sports pursuant to the Youth Societies and Youth Development Act 2007 (No. 668);
  4. Societies registered with the Registrar of Societies (ROS) pursuant to the Societies Act 1966, as amended and operating on a non-profit basis for the public benefit;
  5. Companies limited by guarantee registered with the Registrar of Companies (ROC) pursuant to Section 45 of the Companies Act 2016 and operating on a non-profit basis for the public benefit;
  6. Awqaf (Islamic trust endowments) registered with the Registrar of Waqf of the relevant state authority in accordance with the relevant legislation administering the Islamic law;
  7. Mosques registered with state-level Islamic Departments pursuant to relevant state law; or
  8. Other organizations established by special legislation and operating on a non‐profit basis for the public benefit, at the sole discretion of TechSoup.

Aside from the required documents, organizations must as well provide the following legal identifier/s during the registration. Indicated in this section the suggested formats of legal identifers:

  • Registrar of Societies (ROS) following these formats; OR
    • PPM-###-##-######
    • PPM-###-##-####YYYY
    • ####/YY
    • ####/YYYY
    • XX###
  • ROC ID following these formats:
    • ######-X
    • #####-X
    • ####-X

Organizations should submit a soft copy of their documents to customerservice@techsoup.asia (Include your name, email address and org name)