Waiting in Trafalgar Square for the coronation parade of King George VI, London, England, Great Britain, May 12th, 1937 © Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson / Magnum Photos


The Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson is financed with private funds. Its mission is wide:

• Preservation and restauration of the Henri Cartier-Bresson and Martine Franck collections, open to researchers

• Exhibitions with catalogues

• Support of new creative work with the HCB Award – 35.000 euros.

• Exchanging ideas through conferences and symposiums


The Foundation can offer:

• Logo on all communications

• Organization of private visits

• Organization of events : cocktails, breakfast meetings

• An international vocation: the Fondation HCB is legally recognized in the USA

• Tax break: For companies, 60% of the donation within the limit of 0.5% of turnover. For individuals, 66% of the donation within the limit of 20% of taxable income.