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

    21 May 2015 Milan Fikra – Tunisia Joint Fund Steering Committee Meeting 22 May 2015 Milan NEF General Assembly 16 June 2015 London EFID – Steering Committee Meeting            

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

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EFID launched a call for proposals under the Capacity Strengthening Fund

Deadline to apply: 10 May 2015 The ring fenced Capacity Strengthening Fund provides support to local initiatives that are implementing good practice. The two generations ...

Next NEF General Assembly

The next NEF General Assembly is scheduled for the 22 May in Milano within the framework of the 26th EFC Annual General Assembly and Conference.

April 2015 EPC Policy Update for EPIM released

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