As a result of the current crisis in Europe, 3 out of 5 people believe that the next 12 months will see cultural venues closing and creatives losing work.* Support hundreds of cultural organisations, venues, projects and artists across Europe with a single donation now!

*Survey conducted amongst our social media followers and newsletter subscribers in November 2022.

From co-developing Erasmus to evacuating artists and collections in Ukraine in 2022, we have been supporting cultural projects across Europe for almost 70 years. We now need your help to continue providing vital funding and support for cultural projects, places and people during this time of crisis. As an independent non-profit organisation, every euro counts. With your donation, we will help:

Our impact

In 2022, we worked with 60 organisations to support over 150 cultural projects across Europe, impacting the lives of more than 3 million Europeans of all ages. Examples include:

Major donations & legacies

Are you a private benefactor, family trust or a fellow foundation wishing to offer substantial, long-term support? Do you want to donate to a specific project or make sure your ideals live on by leaving a gift in your will?

The European Cultural Foundation is registered with the Dutch Tax Administration as a cultural charity, ANBI. This means your donation can be 125% tax-deductible within the Netherlands. For all enquiries and more information about donating, please contact Ajda Milne, Fund Development Manager at

Looking for other ways to help us?

  • Share this page with your friends, family and networks! Spread the word about our work and help us make a difference for the cultural sector in Europe.
  • Get involved in one of our programmes by becoming our project partner.
  • If you think you can contribute to our mission in a different way (e.g. by donating your time, expertise, goods or services), please contact Ajda Milne, Fund Development Manager at

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