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To be able to continue the work of Maecenas World Patrimony Foundation, we gladly welcome your kind support.

Our benefactors include among other individuals, institutions and companies, Mr. David Rockefeller Jr. and the City of Geneva.

For more information, please e-mail:


MWPF welcomes all donations.

The Dutch foundation ("stichting") MWPF is accepted by the tax authorities of the Netherlands as a non-profit organisation. Donations from benefactors situated in the Netherlands are taxed at a low tariff. Donations from abroad are fully tax exempt.

Please transfer amounts to one of our accounts at ABN Amro Bank in Amsterdam:

Bank account for EUR:

IBAN: NL51ABNA0569495857

Bank account for USD:

IBAN: NL88ABNA0569346975

Both bank accounts are in the name of Maecenas World Patrimony Foundation

Address MWPF: Herengracht 518, 1017 CC Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bank: ABN Amro Bank

Address of the bank: Office Vijzelstraat, P.O.Box 2078 (AB 1300), 1000 CB Amsterdam, Netherlands

BIC-code (Swift) ABNANL2A

Bank cheques can be sent to Maecenas World Patrimony Foundation Herengracht 518 1017 CC Amsterdam Netherlands

For US tax purposes, donations from the USA can also be transferred through the Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt Institute in New York ( Please contact us in advance and we will gladly arrange this matter for you.

The Maecenas World Patrimony Foundation is registered as a 'stichting' (foundation) at the Amsterdam Chamber of Commerce under registration no. 34110215.

For more information you can e-mail us or phone Mrs Dunya Verwey: +31.20.622 10 10



There is sponsorship potential for both large and small size budgets.

For instance, you could sponsor the restoration of the stars on Paul Manship's chef d'oeuvre, the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Celestial Sphere at the Cour d'Honneur of the Palais des Nation, the famous landmark of the UN in Geneva.

Support in kind

Donations and sponsorship in kind are often a good opportunities for both the benefactor and our organisation. For instance Philips Lightning Zürich kindly offered MWPF the lightning equipment for the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Celestial Sphere.


MWPF is a full volunteer based organisation. Except for the actual conservation activities, which is executed by experts and professionals, all work done by MWPF is executed by enthusiastic volunteers.

We welcome new volunteers. When you are eager to support our work for the conservation of 'orphaned' art and historic objects at the United Nations Offices and its agencies, please do not hesitate to contact us.

For more information, please e-mail us:

For donations in Swiss francs, please transfer to our current account with CDAC in Geneva.

CHF account: 0279-269104.01T
in the name of CDAC,
100 rue de la Servette, 1202 Geneva
IBAN CH400027927926710401T
of UBS, office at the UN, Geneva

Please indicate 'donation Celestial Sphere' for the transfer.

Please note that the companies offered sponsorship opportunities for MWPF must be in compliance with the UN regulations.

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