Covid-19 Community Foundations in Action: Germany – a virus does not stop our engagement
by Marianne and Wilfried Holze
Interview with Marianne and Wilfried Holze, board members, Community Foundation of Neubrandenburg
What will CFSOs be doing differently in the short and medium term?
Summary report of the discussion and conclusions of two webinars organised by ECFI, held on the 7th and 8th of September 2020, which considered the challenges and opportunities associated with on-line engagement
Implementation of emergency response and recovery funds and programmes - lessons and implications
Summary and visual harvesting of the presentations and discussion on the challenges and lessons from the establishment and implementation of Covid-19 crisis response and recovery funds - reflects on actions through a 4Cs lens, and sets out proposed next steps
Community foundations through and beyond the COVID-19 crisis
Summary and visual harvesting of first discussion on how the pandemic has been impacting on community foundations around Europe and to consider how can we support them through and beyond the COVID-19 crisis.
Tuzla Community Foundation re-frames the SDGs
by Jasna Jašarević
Blog by Jasna Jašarević, Tuzla Community Foundation (Bosnia and Herzegovina), describing how she and the foundation have embraced the SDGs – now used as the framework for their Vital Signs research and report
Filling the SDG void in Braunschweig / Germany
by Susanne Hauswaldt
Blog by Susanne Hauswaldt, Community Foundation Braunschweig (Germany) in on the community foundation taking a lead with regard to the SDGs
SDGs and Vital Signs –a powerful combination to shape a leadership role (North Milan
by Daniele Giudici
Blog by Daniele Giudici, North Milan Greater Area Foundation (Italy) on how using the SDG framework linked to Vital Signs has positioned it as a centre of knowledge and a community leader.
ECFI Guide: Community Foundations in Hungary
A guide to community foundations in Hungary
The unstoppable Italian Commuity Foundation Movement
by Francesca Mereta
Blog by Francesca Mereta, Assifero (Itay) on building the community foundation field in Italy
An investment of time and money pays off in Romania
by George Gurescu
Blog by George Gurescu, ARC (Romania) on the support provided over 18 months leading to the establishment of two community foundations in Romania, with another two in the pipeline.
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.