Country Profiles

DAFNE members are active in 28 countries across Europe.  They are uniquely placed to offer data on the philanthropy field and an understanding of the operating environment in their countries.  We share this intelligence in our Country Profiles which provide information on the philanthropy sector and the DAFNE member. This shows that there are over 10,000 public benefit foundations in Europe with combined annual expenditures of more than € 60 billion.

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