Discover the projects our fund supports

In the spirit of our ambition to be at the heart of the heart of the communities Cartamundi operates in, the projects and organizations we support are based in four continents: Europe, North America, South America and Asia.

During the next 12 months, these projects will be supported by the Cartamundi Global Fund:

SOS Children’s Village
Belgium

The SOS Children’s Village in Marche-en-Famenne gives a new home to 42 children. The organization aims to strengthen the social, mental and physical capacities of these children through play.

The recent lockdowns showed once again how important play is for the children. But it proved difficult to offer them a sufficient variety of game options. The organization wants to develop its offer further.

With the CGF’s funding the organization will develop new ways of play.

Find out more about the project.

Ceifar
‘Recreational park’
Brazil
Ceifar is a Belgian non-profit organization that aims to support families in the Tancredo Neves region of Brazil.

The project aims to build a recreational park in Ceifar to educate children through (outdoor) games and activities such as planting seeds and watching flowers grow. Ceifar also wants to stimulate and promote environmental concerns as an important basis for the education of citizens responsible for the future of our planet.

The CGF’s funding will help the organization build the park.

Find out more about the project.

Viela
‘Project Spark Tech’
Brazil
São Paolo-based organization Viela aims to provide alternative ways to train young people and children through learning, culture and sports.

‘Project Spark Tech’ gives young people in the community of Jardim Ibirapuera, which has a high degree of social vulnerability, a future perspective by sparking their interest in technology through a hands-on course.

  • The CGF’s funding will be used to pay for teachers, educationals tools and materials and infrastructure, among other things.

Find out more about the project.

Fondation
Action Enfance
France
The aim of Action Enfance (France) is to protect French children who are at risk by giving them a framework to become autonomous, responsible adults.

With a new playground in their care center of Amboise, the organization wants to create a safe place for young people to get together and improve their social and motor skills.

  • The CGF’s support will help build the playground and finance its supplies.

Find out more about the project.

Rescue
Germany
The International Rescue Committee (Rescue in Germany) responds to the world’s humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future.

The projects want to empower young people in the Leipzig area with a refugee background, especially adolescent girls. Group meetings will be organized to strengthen the girls’ self-confidence, to teach them how to deal with stress and how develop positive role models.

The CGF’s support will be used to pay for staff, mentors and workshop materials.

Find out more about the project.

Grundschule Altkirchen
Germany
The projects want to provide open education to all children of an Altenburg-based elementary school, especially those who have little support from their families.

More specifically, the idea is to open a library which supports children of all backgrounds to read.

The CGF’s support will be used to buy shelfs, furniture and books.

Find out more about the project.

World Toilet Organisation
India
World Toilet Organization is a global non-profit committed to improve toilet and sanitation conditions worldwide.

Around 1.4 million Indian schools have no adequate sanitation facilities. The organization’s aim is to build toilets in schools and provide hygiene training to the school management and students.

The GCF’s funding will used to install toilets and handwashing facilities and to train student and teachers on health and hygiene.

Find out more about the project.

Pieta House
Ireland
Pieta House helps people in suicidal distress or engaging in self-harm, in 20 locations across Ireland.

The Pieta House helpline team support teenagers who experience suicide thoughts, engage in self-harm or who have been bereaved by suicide.

The CGF’s funding will be used to extend the helpline activities as the demand of their services has been significantly higher in the last three months than in previous years.

Find out more about the project.

Big Brothers Big Sisters
United States
For over 50 years Big Brothers Big Sisters has been pairing children with adult mentors.

The organization’s aim is to create lasting friendships and empower each child to actualize their maximum potential.

  • The CGF’s funding will be used to supplement a donation made to the organization by the United States Playing Card Company.

Find out more about the project.

 

The projects receiving support from the Cartamundi Global Fund were announced on 13th of October 2021.

We will support these projects by donating money, but we will also pursue long-term relationships with the organizations, which may include volunteering work.

Transparancy is key

For our first call, we received 36 applications from 10 countries. Our call was launched in May 2021 and ran until 15 September 2021.

Our Management Committee carefully examined the applications carefully, checked them against the predetermined criteria and invited Cartamundi employees to vote for their favorite projects. All while ensuring a transparent and objective decision-making process.

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Next call: May 2022

The next call for applications to the Cartamundi Global Fund will be launched May 2022. Leave your details here if you want us to keep you posted!

Sharing the Magic of Caring for People

Cartamundi’s goal is to make sustainability the common thread running through everything we do. That’s why we established the Cartamundi Global Fund in cooperation with the King Baudouin Foundation.

With the mission ‘Sharing the Magic of Caring for People’, we want to give back to the communities in which we live and work. And work towards a bright future for the generations to come.

  • Our main target group: children and young people between 1 and 18 years old.
  • Our ambition: to contribute to better (mental) health, social cohesion and education.
  • Our approach: to partner with NGOs in local communities and to engage in long-term relationships with them.

 

With our open calls, we support our approved projects with financial donations. On top of that we also support selected initiatives with donations of games and volunteering.

 

Do you want to contribute?

Financial donations to the Cartamundi Global Fund are accepted through the online donation page of the King Baoudoin Foundation.
We accept donations from the countries mentionned on the webpage. Facilitation of tax-efficient donations will be done directly by the King Baoudoin Foundation and their European partner Transnational Giving Europe.

     
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