Poland
Source of information
Polish Donors Forum
Definition

There is no legal definition of a foundation in Polish law. The basic act that regulates the principles for the establishing and operation of foundations is the Law on Foundations, which is a part of administrative law. Foundations in Poland can be established only to serve a public benefit purpose.​

Number of foundations

18,135 public-benefit foundations (2015)

Pool of assets

€1,444 million (2012)

More on the sector

Polish Donors Forum​

Further reading
EUFORI STUDY : European Foundations for Research and Innovation : Poland Country Report, European Union, 2015