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U.S.-based donors can support our activities in a tax-efficient way through a contribution to the “Friends of the Africa Research Excellence Fund” at the King Baudouin Foundation United States (KBFUS).

Because KBFUS is a public charity, within the meaning of Sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) of the IRC, you may claim the maximum tax benefits allowed by U.S. tax law for your donation.

To support us, please follow the link to the Friends of the Africa Research Fund page.

Here you can make a tax efficient donation. 97% of your donation will go to Friends of the Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF). A 3% credit card processing fee is deducted by KBFUS, however you can cover the transaction fee so 100% of your donation goes to AREF – Thank you!


Gifts by credit card: Please go to the Friends of the Africa Research Excellence Fund page and click on donate.
Gifts by check: Please make payable to KBFUS and write “Friends of the Africa Research Excellence Fund” in the memo section, then post to KBFUS, 10 Rockefeller Plaza, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10020.
To wire a donation: Please email KFBUS, or phone (212) 713 7660 and the team will be able to help you.

  • A donation of  $6,400 (£5,000) will enable a potential medical research leader to attend a workshop to gain the relevant skills and knowledge to accelerate learning.
  • A donation of $63,400 (£50,000) will enable a potential medical researcher to compete through a competitive Fellowship Awards Programme for a placement  where they can develop their research ideas skills and collaborations.
  • A donation of $130,000 (£100,000) will contribute to the Seed Fund programme, providing the resources and capacity to accelerate the generation of world-class researchers in Africa, for Africa.

However large or small your donation it will make a difference to the numbers of African health researchers that we can support to accelerate their careers and become the next generation of health research leaders in Africa.