The organization has been around for more than 30 years. The organization started in 1985, when a group of gay men in Amsterdam could no longer see that many of their friends died of AIDS. They wanted to do something. What started as a fundraising campaign for Christmas packages for people with HIV and AIDS, grew into Aidsfonds. The foundation is an approved charity by the CBF and also has ANBI status . This means that you can continue to assume that your gift is spent responsibly and that the foundation does not have to pay a gift or inheritance tax. Their RSIN number is 008649273.