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
Romanian Federation – Advancing with solutions to local needs
by Beatrice Manole
Beatrice Manole, Program Manager with the Romanian Federation of Community Foundations describes her role in a dynamic field that has the potential to grow and have even greater impact on civil society.
How County Durham Community Foundation (UK) embraced the SDG
by Michelle Cooper
Michelle Cooper, Chief Executive of Durham Community Foundation describes how she recognised the opportunity that embracing the SDGs presented and how she went about it.
Covid-19 Community Foundations in Action: Russia – New demands, new ways of working
by Tatiana Burieva
Interview with Tatania Burieva, Community Garant / Arkhangelsk Centre of Social Technologies
Building a SDG community of practice among community foundations
by Carola Carazzone
Carola Carazzone is Secretary General of Assifero - the Italian association of grant-making foundations describes their role in embedding SDGs in to the work of community foundations
Mission-related investment underpins sustainable urban development in Freiburg, Germany
by Hanna Lehmann
Blog by Hanna Lehmann, board member Freiburg Community Foundation on how sustainability and the SDGs have permeated the entire work of the foundation
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.