NEF is the Network of European Foundations


We are an operational platform that seeks to develop joint initiatives between foundations and other actors.
We support projects in several fields – social inclusion, democracy and international development – in Europe and in the world.
Our motto is ‘Partnering for Impact’.



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Our Newsletter and State of Play

Stay in the loop with the NEF Newsletter, or learn more about NEF’s current projects in the NEF State of Play. Links to each ...

Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events                     24th-26th November 2016 Skopje European Funds for the Balkans (EFB) – Civil Society Forum 5th-6th December 2016 Berlin European Practice Exchange on Deradicalisation (EPEX) – Final Plenary Meeting 9th December 2016 Brussels Joint ...

Fields of action

Our Network runs or hosts different initiatives/funds and each initiative is supported by a consortium of foundations and partners

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State of Play 2016

We are pleased to announce the publication of our new State of Play. Click here to open the State of Play 2016

Spring of Philantrophy 2017

Philanthropy must be boosted in Europe. New challenges, new tools and new methods are spurring philanthropists and their advisors on to develop innovative initiatives ...

NEF General Assembly 2017

We have the pleasure to announce you that, within the framework of EFC AGA and Conference in Warsaw, the next General Assembly of NEF ...