The BPF is funded by the Directorate-General for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid (DGD) of the Belgian Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The operational management of the BPF is entrusted to the King Baudouin Foundation (KBF).
On the initiative of, and with financing from, the Directorate-General for Development Cooperation (DGD), the Business Partnership Facility awards subsidies of EUR 50,000 and EUR 200,000 to support and develop private sector involvement in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing countries.
The projects targeted by this call must contribute to achieving at least one clearly-identified SDG.
The Facility aims to simultaneously achieve two types of result:
Type of Projects:
This call for projects is planned for a period of 5 years so you can submit an application at any time. After the preselection and ESG screening, we will forward the application forms to the independent selection committee which meets twice a year and makes the final selection.
Each eligible project will be reviewed according to the following criteria:
The King Baudouin Foundation's mission is to contribute to a better society in Belgium, in Europe and in the world.The Foundation is an actor for change and innovation in Belgium and Europe, serving the public interest and increasing social cohesion. It seeks to maximise its impact by improving skills in organisations and for individuals. It also stimulates effective philanthropy by individuals and corporations.
The Foundation’s most important values are integrity and transparency, promoting solidarity, respect for diversity, pluralism and independence. Our vision for the future is to anchor our activities in Belgium on every level, to continue to put the KBF on the map in Europe and to become a significant player in cross-border philanthropy internationally - with the help of our KBF family: KBFUS and KBF Canada.
We develop activities around these programmes to serve the public interest:
• Social justice and poverty
• Heritage and culture
• Social engagement
• Africa, Latin America, Asia
• Education and development of talents
• Climate, the environment and biodiversity
The King Baudouin Foundation was set up in 1976, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of King Baudouin's reign.