Charity / Register of Commerce of Switzerland
Registered name „Sophie und Karl Binding Stiftung”

Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation


Between 50 Million and 100 Million
Main activity is supporting


Board members5


The main language for communication is German
0041 61 317 40 90


Sophie und Karl Binding Stiftung Rennweg 50 CH-4052 Basel


Legal Form

Charitable foundation

Supervisor Authority

Eidg. Departement des Innern, in Bern

Subject Areas

HealthcareChildren and adolescentsCulture and artCoursesEnvironment & nature protectionCultural property & monument preservationSocialMusicFellowshipsSick people

Last Update


Founding Date



Financial support for projects of all kinds to protect nature, especially to keep the forest healthy and rejuvenate, as well as for animal parks and reserves. Support for needy mountain communities and promotion of agricultural and forestry projects for needy communities, cooperatives and other associations, primarily in mountain areas, to jointly deal with urgent tasks, especially to achieve land use that is as natural as possible, support for non-profit institutions, especially those run by private individuals, to look after children, Invalids, sick people, those in need of care and the elderly, promotion of artistic creativity and cultural maintenance for the benefit of the broadest possible group of interested parties in the fields of music, literature, theatre, the fine arts, architecture, urban planning and the preservation of monuments, support for non-profit organizations, especially patriotic aspirations.

Priority projects

The Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation is actively involved in key projects in areas that the foundation considers particularly important. The foundation is active as a project manager, as an initiator or as a cooperation partner. She accompanies her key projects for several years. In addition to financial support, it can also provide advice - in terms of content, legal, communicative, mediating.