Make a donation

Would you, as an individual, a business or an organisation, like to contribute to one of the Funds managed by the King Baudouin Foundation or one of the Foundation’s particular activities, either in Belgium and/or abroad? If so, you can make a donation safely and quickly.

A donation and tax certificate

A donation is a transfer to others of some element of heritage, without any advantage being incurred by the donor. The form most widely known is a cash donation, often in the form of a bank transfer. Subscriptions of various types, including to magazines, and transfers that give the right in return to an advantage for the donor, cannot be considered as donations.

Donations of 40 euros or more made to the King Baudouin Foundation, are entitled to a tax deduction of 45% on the amount effectively transferred and this is recorded on the tax certificate issued by the King Baudouin Foundation.

The tax certificate relating to all of the donations you may have made to the King Baudouin Foundation during a given year is issued during February of the following year. Given the growing number of requests from our donors, and with a concern for ecology, we now only send out receipts for donations of 1,000 euros or more.

For what and how to make a donation?

You can make two types of donations:

  • a donation to the King Baudouin Foundation, which is then free to allocate the money to achieving its general objectives. This can be done through a classic bank transfer to our account IBAN BE10 0000 0000 0404 BIC GEBABEBB. You can also make a particular donation to benefit one of the Foundation’s themes or specific projects;
  • or you can make a donation to a specific project account or Fund, managed by the King Baudouin Foundation. This too can be done through a classic bank transfer to our account IBAN BE10 0000 0000 0404 BIC GEBABEBB, marking your transfer with the details of the structured communication or the name of the Fund.

You can also make an online donation, using the ‘search’ function to find the fund or project account of your choice and then simply click on the link ‘Make a donation’. You will see a special form adapted to the relative fund or project account.

For all online donations, the King Baudouin Foundation works together with an external partner (Ingenico Payment Services), which guarantees your data protection rights as well as the security of all your data encoded in relation to the transaction. s), ce qui garantit le respect de votre vie privée ainsi que la sécurité de l’encodage de toutes vos données servant à la transaction.

International donations

Generosity knows no frontiers. Would you like to support a project of general interest in Europe or elsewhere in the world? Or perhaps raise funds abroad for a philanthropic initiative managed by the King Baudouin Foundation?

We provide an international gateway that enables you not just to support projects of general interest beyond our own borders, but also to widen your scope for international fundraising. The Myriad alliance for borderless giving created together with our ‘family’ Myriad USA (formerly KBFUS) and KBF CANADA, and through our partnership with Give2Asia, a U.S.-based Public Charity that helps donors based across the globe to facilitate full-cycle grantmaking in China, including Taiwan and Hong Kong SAR, facilitates and encourages cross-border donation across the world.

Recognition and agreements with the King Baudouin Foundation in Europe

The King Baudouin Foundation benefits from tax agreements in France, the Netherlands, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and in Denmark
Thanks to this recognition, and for these countries, donors wishing to create or support an initiative or Foundation managed by the King Baudouin Foundation can send their donations directly while also benefiting from a tax deduction, provided these donations are used in accordance with the tax legislation of the country concerned. We take care of sending them the relevant tax certificates.

‘Friends of' funds, project accounts, cultural sponsorship accounts for the performing arts/museums and solidarity accounts for schools with donors based in Europe are invited to use the Transnational Giving Europe network.

In the Netherlands, the King Baudouin Foundation has been recognised as ANBI (Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling – a public benefit organisation) since January 1st 2008. Our RSIN number is 8237.85.385.

In the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, following the Tax Director’s circular L.I.R. – n°112/2 , and in Denmark, according to the Danish Tax Assessment Act – Ligningslovens § 8A od 12, stk.3, the King Baudouin Foundation is also authorised to issue tax receipts to resident donors.

Transnational Giving Europe

The Transnational Giving Europe, (TGE) network, coordinated by the King Baudouin Foundation, enables you to make a cross-border donation to projects in 20 countries of Europe, as well as to benefit from a tax reduction on any donation of 40 euros or more. Organisations and associations in Belgium may also collect donations made in other European countries. Donations made by European donors are tax deductible, in line with the legislation operating in the relevant countries.

Myriad alliance for borderless giving

The Myriad alliance for borderless giving, which builds on nearly 30 years of KBF operations on the ground in North America and on the long-established expertise of Give2Asia, connects donors with trusted charities around the world to encourage, stimulate, and facilitate borderless giving. Thanks to Myriad, you can make a cross-border donation to good causes in almost 100 countries, benefitting from administrative and fiscal facilities.

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