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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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

 19 October 2015 London  EPIM – Steering Committee Meeting 30 October 2015 Brussels  FIKRA – Steering Committee Meeting  10 November 2015 Brussels NEF – Steering Committee Meeting 5-6 November 2015 Washington, DC Elevate Children Funders Group, General Assembly 10 November ...

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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EuroPhilantopics 2015

NEF has a session on radicalisation during the next EuroPhilantopics which will take place in Brussels on the 10 November 2015 in Bozar, Center ...

NEF has a new partnership with East Africa Fund

As part of the cluster on child protection, a new re-granting mechanism will target community based organisations in East Africa.

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State of Play of NEF’s projects.