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

Nike Community Impact Fund Berlin 2022

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

Selection announced

Nike Community Impact Fund The Netherlands 2022

Financial support for organizations in Amsterdam, Amersfoort, Hilversum and Utrecht with the aim of helping the underprivileged communities to become more physically active.

Selection announced


Bodossaki Foundation

The “Emergency Food Fund” programme

As a result of the covid-19 health crisis, provide urgent food assistance to children, the elderly and vulnerable people, especially if they are quarantined, and also if they are…

Fondation Yves Cotrel - Institut de France

Research in spinal pathology

Support for research into the causes of idiopathic scoliosis.

Institut de France

Tiepolo fresco renovation at the Jacquemart-André Museum, Paris

Treatment and consolidation of the fresco 'Henry III Being Welcomed to the Villa Contarini', originally in the Villa Contarini, but sold and transferred to Paris in 1893.

Partnerships, missions, specific initiatives

Fair Energy Transition for All

Empower the voices that are being left out of the Energy Transition debate and develop policy recommendations for a fairer energy transition.

Opportunity Fund Europe

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

Funds and philanthropic tools


The Fund supports projects or organisations that strengthen the family and society. Among other things, it can support young enterprises or innovative start-ups.

Fonds des Amis des Monuments Historiques Français

Promoting the protection of public and private listed historic monuments in France, as well as outstanding residences, parks and gardens that are not protected.

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.