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                     16th September 2016 Opatija EFB – Steering Committee Meeting 20th September 2016 Paris EFID – Steering Committee Meeting 21st October 2016 Brussels EPIM – Steering Committee Meeting  

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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EPIM seeks Strategic Communications Advisor on Migration

EPIM seeks for a strategic communications advisor on a consultancy basis to provide expert support and strengthen the capacity of five civil society organisations ...

NEF Newsletter 2016 – 2

The NEF Newsletter 2016 – 2 is now available.  

NEF Triennial Report 2013-2015

The NEF Triennial Report 2013-2015 is now available.