Impact Funds: A foundation for greater social impact
by Giles Ruck
Giles Ruck, Foundation Scotland CEO, reflects onhow Impact Funds (aligned to the SDGs) are attracting new donors and encouraging existing donors investing more.
Sustainability as systemic value
by Andreea Alexandrov
‘Financial sustainability becomes a given when the community foundation brings value to the ecosystem it serves’ says Andreea Alexandrov from the Romanian Federation of Community Foundations in her excellent thought-provoking paper – the first product from our ECFI Learning Lab.
Developnig the community foundation movement in W Balkans
by Marija Mitrović
Marija Mitrović, Philanthropy and Partnerships Director, Trag Foundation, describes an ambitious programme to develop the community foundation movement in the Western Balkans.
ЗВ’ЯЗОК МІЖ ФОНДАМИ ГРОМАД ТА ЦІЛЯМИ СТАЛОГО РОЗВИТКУ
Connecting Community Foundations with the SDGs - Ukrainian version by ECFI
A practical guide for community foundations practitioners on why and how to embrace the SDGs
State of the Community Foundation Field in Europe 2020
Figures, facts and foresight about the community foundation field in Europe
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
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.