‘Building bridges for local good – a guide to community foundations in Europe’
This report, produced by the European Community Foundation Initiativeon the eve of their first annual conference, provides a look at the diversity which characterizes the approximately 670 community foundations in Europe. In 27 European countries, citizens are actively committed at a local level to improving their community. The differences in the general political, economic and sociocultural conditions become secondary; what connects people is their common goal. The report considers the field from a social science point of view, reflects on the future of the movement on the continent, and also provides a snapshot of the support organizations working to support community foundations in Europe.
Editors: Anja Böllhoff, Judith Engelke, Burkhard Küstermann, Anke Pätsch
Published by: European Community Foundation Initiative
Published: September 2017