As of the date of establishment, the IHC Merwede Foundation is appointed as "Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling" (ANBI) by the Dutch tax authorities and registered under RSIN number 8591 85 208.
Through the IHC Merwede Foundation, Royal IHC aims to contribute to a better life for everyone. The overall objective of the IHC Merwede Foundation is therefore to support charitable projects in countries where the company conducts its business activities and where its employees are directly involved in operations.
The IHC Merwede Foundation has the responsibility to:
- arrange all transactions regarding charity to support social and cultural organisations or other organisations and persons that serve the common good, on behalf of the enterprises of the IHC Merwede group
- arrange all activities related or contributing to the previous statement in its broadest sense.
The members of the Executive Committee of the foundation include:
- Mr Arie Vergunst
- Mr Hans Smit
- Mr Bert-Jan de Keijzer
- Mr Lars Huizing
- Mrs Dominique van ’t Hof
- Mrs Maria Koutsopoulou
The Executive Committee will assemble at least twice per calendar year for a committee meeting. Each semester, all activities of the IHC Merwede Foundation will be reported to the Royal IHC Board of Management. The members of the Executive Committee do not receive any remuneration for their duties regarding the IHC Merwede Foundation.
With the ANBI status appointed, all gifts given periodically by natural persons are tax-deductible. Non-periodic gifts from natural persons are tax-deductible if the gift is within the range of 1-10% of the total income of the contributor.
The IHC Merwede Foundation is registered with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce and the Dutch tax authorities as follows:
KvK number: 56131127
RSIN number: 8591 85 208
Stichting IHC Merwede Foundation
3361 EP SLIEDRECHT