The BNP Paribas Foundation

Creating opportunities – removing obstacles

Graphic image about the work of the BNP Paribas Foundation

The German foundation of the BNP Paribas Group was founded in 2015. It supports projects in the areas of education, solidarity, personality development through art and culture and, since 2021, also in the area of ​​environmental and climate protection throughout Germany. More than 100,000 people have benefited from grants from the BNP Paribas Foundation since its inception.

For a fairer society

BNP Paribas Foundation’s vision is for all children and young people to have the same opportunity to discover their own strengths and talents in order to be able to develop and flourish in the best possible way.

We have made it our goal to systematically confront and remove obstacles that exist due to social disadvantage, refugee backgrounds or disabilities. This also includes conserving the environment in which these young people live.

The BNP Paribas Foundation designs its work in accordance with the principles of good foundation practice and is a member of the Association of German Foundations.

Selection of funded projects

“The BNP Paribas Foundation contributes to establishing a situation where origin, personal biographies or impairments play no role in the development of young people and in which they can face the future with confidence.”


Activity Report 2023

The year 2023 was again very successful for the BNP Paribas Stiftung. In numerous diverse projects, the foundation was able to further pursue its goals and now counts over 100,000 young people who have benefited from the supported projects.

In its Activity Report, the foundation reports in detail every year on its activities and current funding projects.

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