Stichting Mayday Rescue Foundation is registered under the laws of the Netherlands as a not-for-profit organisation and has the trade registry number 64492915 at the Chamber of Commerce (Kamer van Koophandel). The RSIN (Fiscal Code) of Mayday is 855689493.

The registered office is located at:
De Cuserstraat 93,
1081 CN Amsterdam,
The Netherlands.


The objective of Mayday, as listed in the articles of association of the Foundation is to provide help to communities that are in, or recovering from natural disasters or conflict.

The Foundation aims to realise its goals through the provision of training and equipment, carrying out rescue and recovery efforts, coordination with other organisations and other legal activities to support these aims. Specifically detailed in the Articles of Association of the Foundation is the aim to provide these services on a not-for-profit basis. Further details about Mayday’s mission, vision and activities can be found here.

DIRECTOR: The Board of Supervisory Directors appointed James Le Mesurier as the Director of Stichting Mayday Rescue Foundation on 17 October 2016. James Le Mesurier receives an annual stipend of €14,207.00 ($15,000.00) for performing the duties of Director of Stichting Mayday Rescue Foundation.sure?"


STAFF AND CONSULTANT SALARIES: Mayday follows international NGO benchmarks for determining remuneration levels for staff and consultants through a banding system. This banding system is below

Executve StaffA$13,200$15,600$18,000
Senior OfficersD4,400$4,950$5,500

Support StaffG$1,000$1,250$1,500


Stichting Mayday Rescue Foundation uses data to improve the quality, relevance and impact of our work and to encourage co-operation and innovation with partners.

Mayday is committed to transparency and to being accountable to beneficiary organisations and to donors. The Mayday Foundation publishes aid data in accordance with the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) framework via Aidstream. For specific data requests, please contact [email protected]