EVERY CHILD DESERVES A FLOURISHING FUTURE

Fashion Group Solutions’ brands America Today, MS Mode, Coolcat Junior and Sapph contribute to the developoment of children worldwide through the cool foundation.
It is a child’s right to have access to basic services such as education, water and safety, and to have equal opportunities as other children do in order to achieve
their full potential. We provide support to children in our own country, in countries where Cool Investments group’s clothing brands produce,
and in countries we have a special connection with.

Mission – The Cool Foundation aims to financially contribute to the development of children in disadvantaged situations around the world to create a more inclusive society. Inclusivity is at the core of our foundation.

The foundation focuses on projects that contribute to the following topics:

  • Health
  • Education
  • Supporting Children In Disadvantaged Situations

Method – On behalf of The Fashion Group Solutions’ Brands, the foundation financially contributes or provides access to founding to disadvantaged children at high risk of poverty, always with the aim of supporting children’s social development worldwide by giving them a chance to leave poverty behind and have access to a brighter future.

The foundation focusses on children in their home country and in the countries where the fashion labels of Fashion Group Solutions (FGS) – within the Cool Investments group – produce their clothes. In addition, the foundation supports children in countries where the group has a special connection with.

Although we do not want to limit ourselves to the structure below, the foundation determines which goals are supported according to the following division:

  • about one third of the annual budget is spent in fashion group solutions’ production countries.
  • about one third of the annual budget is spent in dutch initiatives for children and youth.
  • about one third of the annual budget is spent on projects for the youth to promote association and friendship between different religions and cultures.

The Cool Foundation favors and gives priority to long-term projects which enables long-term benefits, and to recurring projects that are promoted for a maximum of two years which enables a high degree of backgrounds and diversity of projects. The financed projects vary in focus between health, education, and culture.

Cool Foundation is an independent foundation established in 1999. It is funded by the Cool Investments Group – including the real state division – and its labels under
Fashion Group Solutions: America Today, MS Mode and Coolcat Junior. The foundation is a knowledged by the Dutch government as an anbi foundation, meaning that
it is entirely committed to public interest.
The Cool Foundation focuses on the original target group of the first label of Cool Investments: children. It is based in the Cool Investments’ headquarters in Diemen,
the Netherlands. the foundation works together with the sustainability team of Fashion Group Solutions, for the team has extensive knowledge of the social and economic conditions in the production countries of the fashion labels.

the Netherlands. the foundation works together with the sustainability team of Fashion Group Solutions, for the team has extensive knowledge of the social and economic conditions in the production countries of the fashion labels.

THE BOARD:

Our board is made up of four members: three board members and
an external member.

Chairman – E.D. Drok

Secretary – R.M. Kahn

Treasurer – J.M. Kessels

Controller – S. De Ruiter

GRANTS

Guarantee Continuity And Increase Impact

Do you align with our mission and are interested in applying for a grant?
Then please follow the steps bellow:

  • download the application form and complete it
  • if present, enclose the most recent annual statement with the application
  • send the application by e-mail to info@coolfoundation.org

note: incomplete application forms will not be processed.

APPLICATION FORM
APPLICATION FORM

CONTACT
If you have any question please write to us at info@coolfoundation.org,
we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Cool Foundation
Diemermere 1
1112 TA Diemen
RSIN: 810731748
KvK: 30156015