Legal structure and organization
Keren Malki was formally established as a Registered Amuta
[a non-profit society - see
legal definition] under Israeli law on 11th September 2001, a
date later to become known by reference to events that occurred in New
York and Washington later the same day.
Its formal name is: "Keren Malki - Lezichra shel Malka
Chana Roth, Hashem Yikom Damah, Amuta Reshuma". In English: "The Malki
Foundation - In Memory of Malka Chana Roth". In Hebrew:
קרן מלכי לזכרה של מלכי רוט הי"ד
purposes, we refer to it in Hebrew as Keren Malki, and in English as the
The seven founders of the Malki Foundation are:
Goals and policies
In all respects, we are committed to conservative
management of the foundation's funds, and full compliance with all applicable
laws and good practices.
The goals of the foundation, as stated on
the certificate of registration, are: "Aid for disabled children who are
cared for in their own homes" and "Support for families seeking to
provide home-care for their disabled child".
Keren Malki operates from a
modest office in south Jerusalem (phone +972-2-567-0602).
Keren Malki is supported by
friends organizations in Australia,
the United States, Israel and the
The Malki Foundation was registered on 11th September
2001 under the Hok Ha'Amutot 5740, the Law of Not-for-Profit
Associations 1980. Its registered number is 58-038-165-5.
Under that law, our books are audited on an annual
basis, and our procedures must be approved as being in compliance with
the law and with our own by-laws.
Approval (in Hebrew: Nihul Takin)
is issued annually by the Registrar of Associations. Contact us if you
wish to inspect a copy of the latest certificate.
Keren Malki operates its main bank account at
Hapoalim, Herzog (Jerusalem) Branch Number
541. The formal account
Malki – The Malki Foundation", account number 210408.
International Bank Account Number (or
IBAN) for the account is
Direct wire transfers
can be made at any time, but please send us your details (via the donor
form) so we can issue a proper receipt. (Further details on
how to make donations.)
Giving by Credit Card
to the Malki Foundation/Keren Malki can be made via a secure online facility:
For American tax-payers, your donation is recognized for tax
deduction purposes by the IRS. More information
For Israeli tax-payers, your
donation is recognized for tax deduction purposes. The
details are here.
For British tax-payers,
Keren Malki UK is
registered with the UK Charity Commission (charity number
1128183). If you are a UK tax-payer, Gift Aid means that for every
pound you give, Keren Malki will receive an extra 28 pence from the
Inland Revenue. So a £50 Gift Aid donation is worth £64 to Keren
Malki UK. Higher rate taxpayers are eligible to reclaim as much as
£23 from the tax authority for every £100 donated to Keren Malki UK,
by including details of their Gift Aid donations on their
Self-Assessment form. Questions or comments about Keren Malki’s work
and how this works in the UK? Call +44-7867-420335 (from
within the UK, 07867-420335)
or email us at