Raising donations in electric bills

Copel is a pioneer in the Brazilian electric power industry in raising money for entities that provide services to communities through its electric bill (charing of third-party money – cVT). The first benefited entity was Pastoral da Criança, in 1998.

The program, which benefits 110 institutions, counts on an average 216 thousand monthly donations, which represents an annual raising of approximately 24 million reais.

For applying the entity must have the nature of an assistance or collective interest institutions, not-for- profit, and present the required documentation at the following address:

Rua José Izidoro Biazetto, 158 – Mossunguê – Curitiba.

Required Documentation

  1. 1. Authorization template and contract registration information;-
    2. Bordereaux Template Letter with the banking information for depositing the funds raised (bank, branch account) with the stamp of the National Corporate Taxpayers’ Registry of the Ministry of Finance – CNPJ, signed by the person responsible for the entity and notarized.
    3. Copy of the Corporate Taxpayer’s Card.
    4. Copy of the State Enrollment Card.
    5. Bylaws and subsequent amendments and Minutes of the Last Meeting that elected the Board of Directors (Social or Philanthropic Entity – duly filed with the Registrar of Documents)
    6. Certificate of regular operation issued by the municipality – CMAS and the Entity’s Operating Permit and License.
    7. CNAS Registration Certificate (National Social Services Council) and updated CEAS Certificate (Philanthropic Entity), and updated renewal thereof.
    8. Clearance Certificate of Insolvency (if the entity is a civil entity, to be issued by the Distribution Office of the Courthouse of the Applicant’s Jurisdiction).
    9. Clearance Certificate relative to Federal, State and Municipal Taxes, FGTS and INSS.
    10. Summary of the Communication Plan (when involving advertisement).
    11. Power of Attorney and a copy of the Taxpayers’ Ids of agents (if applicable).
    12. Copy of the Taxpayers’ Ids of partners or directors.
    13. Last Balance Sheet and Interim Balance Sheet.