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

1 July 2015 London EPIM – Grant Selection Committee Meeting 16-18 September 2015 Tunis Fikra – Funder’s Site Visit 5-6 November 2015 Washington, DC Elevate Children Funders Group, General Assembly 10 November 2015 Brussels EuroPhilantopics            

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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EPIM Recruits

European Foundations looking to recruit Programme Director to lead a Collaborative Programme on migration and integration in Europe, and to help develop and implement ...

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.