Other European Initiatives

Support for philanthropists who want to get involved in Europe and collaboration with European projects.

Supporting and collaborating with general interest projects in Europe, in a range of sectors including the environment, fighting poverty, health, education and saving our heritage: the King Baudouin Foundation gets involved alongside philanthropists and donors. And in order to enhance still further the impact we make, we also work with other European foundations and partners, notably within the framework of the Transnational Giving Europe network.

Our activities

  • support for philanthropists (private individuals, organisations and businesses) that wish to get involved in public interest projects in one or more European countries
  • supporting projects created by individuals or organisations in one or more European countries
  • collaborating with projects of public interest in Europe in partnership with other European foundations.

Other European Initiatives is part of the programme Europe

Calls for projects

Call for Fundamental Research on Battery Technologies

Support for fundamental research projects focusing on batteries with a particular focus on storing and releasing clean energy produced from renewable sources.

Selection announced

Nike Community Impact Fund Berlin 2022

Create stronger communities in Berlin (Germany) through the power of sport.

Selection announced

Nike Community Impact Fund 2023 Berlin

For stronger communities in Berlin, thanks to the power of sport.

Selection announced


Health and social development Foundation (HESED)

Let me tell you a secret (LTS Girls Talk: seeking solutions for Roma girls & women, Bulgaria.

Provision of eco-friendly hygiene products for the most vulnerable Roma girls and women to reduce the environmental impact of disposable nappies and sanitary towels.

Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation

Water for Life: improving water supply in the village of Oreshnik, Bulgaria.

Helping a local community, dependent on food and livestock production, to better use water through education and training and participation in a camp on sustainable agriculture.

Vzájemné soužití o.p.s.

Pristav - The Harbour: a safe place for Ukrainian women and children in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Meeting the needs of Ukrainian refugees through lessons, sport, a children's choir, maintaining cultural identity and strengthening the community.

Partnerships, missions, specific initiatives

Opportunity Fund Europe

Support of partnership projects with European foundations and projects which strengthen the European work of the Foundation.

Funds and philanthropic tools

Amélie (Fonds)

Projects relating to scientific research and health, education, the fight against poverty, help for disabled people, the environment or protection of historical heritage

Vauban (Fonds)

Support for projects that work to promote the common good in the fields of charity, science, culture, teaching and protection of the environment and biodiversity.

EU staff Fund for a Fair and Sustainable Future

Support organisations in EU countries whose projects combine the protection of socially/economically vulnerable people with environmental issues.

Press Releases

Pluralis created as impact investment vehicle to help preserve the editorial independence of news organisations in Europe

29 11 2021

The King Baudouin Foundation has helped launch Pluralis, a coalition of European media groups, investors and foundations that will bolster independent news in Europe.


“Like a miracle”: Thousands of volunteers mobilized to help the people of Ukraine

Other European Initiatives

"You think there’s nothing you can do but there really is something you can do. This place is proof of that."
A volunteer working for Folkowisko