The Foundation is set up as a social purpose, non-profit-making foundation in terms of Article 2 of the Voluntary Organisations Act, Chapter 492 of the Laws of Malta.

It is enrolled at the Office of the Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations with enrolment number VO/1633. The date of enrolment is 15 April 2019.

It is registered as a legal person by the Office of the Registrar for Legal Persons, in terms of Chapter 16 of the Laws of Malta, with certificate of registration number LPF-280, issued on 1 June 2018.

The organisation's deed of foundation prevents it from having any financial beneficiaries or beneficial owners.


The Foundation is not established to trade or carry out commercial activities. It exists only to fulfill its purpose as defined by its deed of foundation.

Any income derived from assets endowed to the Foundation is directed towards these purposes.

Tax exemption

Our permanent tax exemption status is pending. Ministry officials have requested that we supply two years' worth of audited financial statements in order to be considered for a permanent exemption. Tax exemption status is granted personally by Malta's Minister of Finance.

Our VAT number is MT 25669501. You can validate this number with the European Commission's VIES VAT number validation service.

Registered address

The Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation's registered address is 56 Melita Street, Valletta VLT 1122, Malta.