Corporate and individual donors will benefit from global expertise and streamlined international donations across 5 continents
Today, the King Baudouin Foundation (KBF), Give2Asia, and their global affiliates are pleased to announce a new partnership to promote and facilitate cross-border charitable giving.
This partnership deepens a history of cooperation between six international philanthropy entities:
With this new collaboration, individual donors and philanthropists, corporations, and foundations will benefit from:
“Donors in every country deserve a simple and trusted way to support charities across borders,” said Thomas Leysen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the King Baudouin Foundation. “This partnership will offer a new caliber of philanthropic service to individuals and corporations who want to make a difference.”
As part of the agreement, KBF is establishing the KBF Endowment Fund at Give2Asia to support Give2Asia’s future growth. The organizations are exchanging board members to further deepen the partnership. In the coming months, the organizations will work to align services to offer donors a streamlined international giving experience that will connect 5 continents.
“We see this collaboration as an opportunity to stimulate Asian-driven philanthropy to be an even more positive force in Asia and around the world,” said George SyCip, Chairman of Give2Asia. “We look forward to working with KBF to strengthen communities and to foster Asia’s growing nonprofit sector.”
This is the first step toward developing a worldwide, multi-partner network to encourage, stimulate and facilitate cross-border philanthropy. The network will provide advice and guidance to donors across the globe, as well as access to local tax information and planning resources, build trust, and lower the threshold for creating new international philanthropic initiatives.
“Our organizations have already started identifying best practices and developing joint initiatives,” said Peter Piot, Chair of KBFUS. “Ultimately, this will result in a better experience for both donors and grantees, for the benefit of people and communities across five continents.”
If you have questions about the partnership and future opportunities it will create for your cross-border giving, please contact us at (212) 713 7660 or [email protected] The organizations will share further details on service alignment in Spring 2021.
December 15, 2020