The H.R.D.F. is a non-profit organization, 501(C)(3), under the US Federal Tax I.D. No. 72-1074482 established in 1987 in the state of Louisiana. This Foundation is recognized by the government of Haiti as a Non-Governmental Organization (N.G.O.) under the RE: No. MPCEFP/1993/94/17 and registered in the archives of Le Ministere de la Planification et la Cooperation Externe under the number B-0167.