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 – socio-economic, educational and in international development – in Europe and in the world.
Our motto is ‘Partnering for Impact’.

Services and projects / View all projects

Our newsletter

Stay in touch through the NEF newsletter or learn more about NEF’s current projects through the NEF State of Play. Please, find the links ...

Calendar of events

4 November 2014 Brussels NEF Board Meeting 4-6 November 2014 Brussels EuroPhilantopics 2 December 2014 Paris Fikra – Tunisia Joint Fund Steering Committee Meeting 16 January 2015 Brussels EFID – Steering Committee Meeting 22 May 2015 Milan NEF General ...

Our network

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

Latest news / View all news

EFID appoints a Programme Manager

As of February 2015 Luisa Marino has joined the NEF Secretariat as the Programme Manager for the European Foundation Initiative on Dementia (EFID). EFID ...

January 2015 EPC Policy Update for EPIM released

The January 2015 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European ...

NEF becomes partner of the Elevate Children Funders Group

- Elevating solutions to under-addressed global challenges facing children and adolescents - In June 2014, NEF became an official and primary partner of the Elevate ...