The King Baudouin Foundation supports every year around 1500 projects and citizens commited to building a better society. They organise debates on important social topics, share knowledge and research results via publications and encourage philanthropy. They aim to make a lasting contribution to justice democracy and respect for diversity.
The Foundation is independent and pluralistic. They operate out of Brussels, but are active at regional, Belgian, European and international levels. The Foundation was created in 1976, to mark the 25th anniversary of King Baudouin's reign. It operates with a starting yearly budget of 30 million and has around 75 members of staff to run the activities.