The bank for a changing world

BNP Paribas Foundation

We identify innovative projects, talent and personalities that will shape the future of our world, with a commitment to help them grow and prosper over the long term. It is our goal to promote and provide lasting support, ensuring the success of these cultural, social and environmental projects.

Three fields of action

Culture: supporting bold initiatives

Culture is a powerful catalyst for personal and social development. The BNP Paribas Foundation promotes unique cultural efforts, including contemporary dance, new circus arts, jazz and classical music. We also support the restoration of permanent collections held in museums or historical buildings.

Our cultural commitments

Solidarity: promoting integration and development

The BNP Paribas Foundation fights against all forms of exclusion, notably in low-income areas, while promoting social inclusion and education programs. It also supports commitments led by Group employees.

Our solidarity commitments

Environment: advancing climate research

The world is changing and so is our climate. The Foundation is involved with French and international research teams to understand climate change and its impact on global populations and their environments.

Our environmental commitments

 Our 2015 annual report


Taking action through philanthropic efforts around the world

While the BNP Paribas Foundation operates primarily in France, the Group takes part in a variety of different philanthropic efforts in each of the 75 countries in which it operates. Solidarity initiatives make up the majority of its budget.

Credits: Philippe Cibille / Fondation BNP Paribas

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