How to Support Civil Rights Defenders from the United States

Gifts to Civil Rights Defenders from the United States are tax-deductible. Your gift defends democracy and people’s civil and political rights worldwide.

Gifts can be made to the US Friends of Civil Rights Defenders fund at the King Baudouin Foundation United States.

The King Baudouin Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charity that facilitates giving from the United States to European organisations. Donors may claim the maximum tax benefits allowed by U.S. tax law for their gifts.

For more information about the King Baudouin Foundation, visit

Check (recommended):

The easiest way to give is by check. Address your check to KBFUS and write “US Friends of Civil Rights Defenders” in the memo section of the check. Then mail it to:

10 Rockefeller Plaza, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10020

Credit Card:

You can also give by credit card. Civil Rights Defenders pays a 3% fee for gifts by credit card.

Click here to visit the credit card donation page.


For gifts by wire transfer or to give other types of property, please email the King Baudouin Foundation United States at or call +1(212) 713 7660.