Animal welfare

Paying attention to the role of (domestic) animals in society and to animal welfare.

The benefits of animals for children and adults is no longer in doubt: a simple contact between them generates well-being, happiness and health. The question of animals’ own well-being is now being given greater attention in society too. It is a subject to which the King Baudouin Foundation is also attentive.

Our activities

  • support for projects that encourage human-animal contact among certain groups;
  • proposing innovative solutions to philanthropists who wish to contribute to improving animal welfare.

Animal welfare is part of the programme Climate, the environment and biodiversity


Funds and philanthropic tools

The European friends of the Rainforest Alliance account

The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure a sustainable habitat through adapting agricultural, economic and consumer practices.

Hugo International for Respect and Dignity in the relationship with Animals (Fund)

The Hugo Fund supports structural and large-scale international projects that pay attention to the societal and health aspects of animal welfare. It is particularly active in the…