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’.

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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

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Take part to the EFID survey on ‘dementia friendly communities’

The European Foundation’s Initiative on Dementia (EFID) is undertaking an analysis of concepts and practices of dementia friendly communities and similar initiatives across Europe. The ...

EPIM releases September 2014 EPC Policy Update

The September 2014 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in the European Programme for Integration and Migration (EPIM) is ...

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 ...