Source of informationPolish Donors Forum
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
Poland prepares for first generation of philanthropists, Philanthropy UK, 2011