The European Foundation Centre (EFC)

Established in 1989, the European Foundation Centre (EFC) is an international membership association of foundations and corporate funders. EFC’s membership has grown steadily from an initial group of 7 founding members to more than 200 today.

The EFC is  the natural partner for those seeking to strengthen the European philanthropic sector.EFC’s work for a visible and integrated European philanthropic sector, effectively working together.

In all that it does, the EFC employs respect, openness, innovation, transparency, integrity, and excellence in performance.

As an organisation, the EFC: 

• Believes in working collaboratively 
• Commits to equity and fairness 
• Embraces diversity

Contact details:

Address: Philantropy House,

Rue Royale 94,

1000 Brussels, Belgium.

Tel: +32 2 512 8938

Fax : +32.2.512.3265

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