Strong at local level
by Anja Böllhoff in Stiftung & Sponsoring (in German)
Article by Anja Böllhoff reflecting on the importance of local and the relevance of the work of community foundations in respect of the SDGs
Angazhimi i Fondacioneve Komunitare me OZHQ-të
Connecting Community Foundations with the SDGs - Albanian Version by ECFI
A practical guide for community foundations practitioners on why and how to embrace the SDGs.
Stronger together: How CFs in Italy collaborate to tackle educational disadvantages among young people and their families
by Francesca Mereta
Blog by Francesca Mereta, Assifero on how community foundaitons in Italy are tackiling educational disadvantage
Covid-19 Community Foundations in Action: Poland - Offering Hope
by Iwona Olkowicz
Interview with Iwona Olkowicz board member of Elk Community Foundation and Federation of Community Foundations in Poland
Covid-19 Community Foundations in Action: Italy - Recovery time will be long
by Giacomo Pinaffo
Interview with Giacomo Pinaffo, Community Foundation of Messina
Roots and Wings takes a ‘Leap into the Future’ in Hungary
Roots & Wings Foundation
Blog by Tamás Scsaurszki, Roots and Wings Foundations on developments in Hungary
New initiative to support the development of community foundations in Albania
by Kostandina Këruti
Kostandina Këruti, describes the rationale for Partners Albania to specifically address the development of community foundations in Albania.
Project data base for community foundations in Germany
by Natascha Trutzenberg
Natascha Trutzenberg, Alliance of Community Foundations in Germany describes a database that intends to foster learning from peers and promote good projects.
Four mistakes Russian donors make in the work with local communities
by Alina Shenfeldt
Alina Shenfeldt, International Cooperation Lead at Russian Donors Forum reflects on a session held during the 5 day Russian Donors Forum annual conference ‘The Role of philanthropy and social investments in achieving the SDGs’.
Webinar: Achieving social cohesion whilst social distancing
Summary report of the discussion and conclusions of two webinars organised by ECFI, on the challenges and opportunities associated with on-line engagement
The ECFI Knowledge Centre is a place where you will find information and resources for, and about, community foundations in Europe. No two community foundations are the same, but they share certain characteristics and challenges. The animation and publications below draw on our analysis of the field and consolidate learning. As the movement grows and matures in Europe we will continue to build our collective knowledge and will regularly add to the publications here.