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General Purposes


  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $425,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2006–December 31, 2006
  • Location Brussels, Belgium
  • Geographic Focus Europe

About this grant

The European Foundation Centre is an independent membership association of foundations and corporate funders dedicated to promoting organized philanthropy in Europe and internationally.This grant will enable the center to focus on consolidating its European Union Affairs work; increasing membership; reinforcing its information and communications program; strengthening its relationship with information resource centers and national associations of donors throughout Europe; and building the capacity to serve its members more effectively.Established in 1989 by seven of Europe’s leading foundations, the center currently serves a core membership of 171 members, 350 community philanthropy initiatives, as well as an additional 50,000 organizations linked through a network of 58 information and support centers worldwide.