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The Van Lanschot Kempen Foundation supports charities in the Netherlands with funding, knowledge and time.
The foundation was established at the beginning of 2016 by Van Lanschot Kempen. The foundation has ANBI status, which means the donators are offered a number of tax advantages.
The mission of the Van Lanschot Kempen Foundation is to initiate and support community projects for a better world and future generations. To achieve this, the foundation draws on its own financial resources, on knowledge and volunteering time (sometimes during business hours) of Van Lanschot and Kempen employees. In addition, it uses the knowledge and network of clients.
The foundation concentrates on the following social themes:
In addition to these four focus areas, employees may seek financial donations towards social projects they actively pursue in their own time. This aspect of the Foundation’s work is addressed by the Charity Committee.
The foundation focusses solely on projects in the Netherlands and Belgium and operates on the principle that (financial) support is accompanied by the commitment of Van Lanschot and Kempen employees. The foundation selects its own partners and projects. For that reason it is not possible to submit donation applications.
The VLKF focusses on four themes.
In this day and age, people more often have to take important decisions independently and at a younger age. Examples include decisions on education, employment, pensions, insurance or mortgage. Because the right knowledge, a specific talent or an entrepreneurial spirit increases the chance of making the right choices, the foundation is eager to successfully develop these three drivers in others.
Van Lanschot and Kempen have been supporting the arts for many years and are thus contributing to the preservation and the development of cultural heritage. New forms of cooperation should be sought, especially now that the arts sector is faced with increasing challenges. The foundation is planning to contribute to this.
Healthcare is increasingly becoming a social problem. Charity organizations play an important role in healthcare and 5% of the Dutch population volunteers regularly in healthcare. Healthcare is a logical theme within the foundation, because Van Lanschot and Kempen can draw on a lot of expertise and a large network in the healthcare sector.
Social interaction between different groups in society is important to the foundation. One of the means to achieve this goal, according to the foundation, is to encourage people in different groups in society to do sports together. In addition, this contributes to the development of a healthier society, because sport is an important factor for the health of our society, from both a physical and mental point of view.
To achieve its mission, the Van Lanschot Kempen Foundation develops different activities. These are the most important:
Sponsored projects are not part of the foundation.
The foundation does not donate to:
The Management Board of the foundation (photo) is nominated by the Supervisory Board and consists of employees of Van Lanschot and Kempen. The Management Board decides on donation requests, project applications and funding applications. The members of the Management Board are:
The Supervisory Board is responsible for the appointments and supervision of the Management Board of the Van Lanschot Kempen Foundation. The Supervisory Board consists of all the members of the Executive Board of Van Lanschot Kempen.
The members of the Supervisory Board and the board members are not financially compensated.
The Van Lanschot Kempen Foundation reports on the activities that are carried out and gives a financial statement (in Dutch only).
Van Lanschot Kempen Foundation
Attn. Management Board
1077 WZ Amsterdam
NL23 FVLB 0226 6080 93, St. Van Lanschot Kempen Foundation
The Legal Entities & Partnerships Identification Number (in Dutch: RSIN) is 856295693.