Strengthening the non-profit sector

Providing structural support to associations to boost their impact, stimulating the digital transformation of the voluntary sector and making effective tools of governance available.

Associations play a vital role in the proper functioning of democracy. Their impact on society depends not just on their financial resources but also on the quality of their leadership, governance, and their capacity to innovate and to adapt to technological developments.

The King Baudouin Foundation takes to heart its mission to strengthen associations in an effort to help them meet the challenges they face, particularly in relation to digitalisation. We listen to their needs and build bridges between them and key actors.

Our activities

  • managing and developing the Venture Philanthropy Fund, which provides structural support for associations in various fields, including digitalisation, economic strategy and modelling, governance, financial management and impact evaluation
  • support and stimulation of the digital transformation of the voluntary sector
  • support for the sector in its use of data used for public interest
  • making available to associations tools of governance, such as

Strengthening the non-profit sector is part of the programme Social engagement

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International Crisis Group

The mission of the International Crisis Group is to 'prevent war and build peace'.

Engaging with all actors of conflict, to seek, analyse and share information and prevent, resolve or better manage conflict and encourage good governance and inclusive policies.

Catch a Smile

Humanitarian aid for refugees and the most vulnerable on the island of Samos (Greece).

Fundraising to finance various purchases (food parcels, hygiene/cleaning products, bus tickets) and support the local economy and environment a sustainable way (no plastic waste)…

Lycée technique de Lallange (LtL)

2022 Financial support for philanthropic projects conducted by the Lycée Technique (Luxemburg).

Implementation of school social and philanthropic projects to encourage children to commit to helping vulnerable people such as the homeless, refugees and the disabled.

Partnerships, missions, specific initiatives

Fund Venture Philanthropy

The Venture Philanthropy Fund supports associations and companies established in the social economy in Belgium and who work to encourage social inclusion in Belgium. Support take…

Photo competition

View the photos that received the most votes or likes. Our thanks to all those who helped us to choose the most beautiful ones.

Funds and philanthropic tools

PEVR - OVK (Friends of Fund)

Philanthropists support PEVR-OVK related to road safety prevention projects and counseling projects for victims and their family.

European Friends of The International Crisis Group

The ICG is an independent not-for-profit non-governmental that works to prevent and resolve armed conflict around the world.

Fund Martin Hermans

Empowering individuals, working for a more humane and inclusive society and ensuring respect for the rights and interests of children, in Belgium and internationally. The Fund su…

Press Releases

Almost 100,000 euros for eight new cycle projects in Brussels

03 11 2021

The Bikes in Brussels Fund is supporting 8 cycle park projects for public bodies, associations and schools in the Brussels Region, worth a total of almost 100,000 euros.