Dutch ANBI Status

The Alliance for Childhood European Network Foundation has been granted ANBI-status in the Netherlands. ANBI stands for Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling, or an organization that works for the general well-being of society. Its fiscal identification number is 825565492. Donations to the Alliance are therefore tax deductible in the Netherlands.


In accordance with Dutch regulations regarding the ANBI status the following information about the AFC-ENG is provided on the website.


The name of the organisation: Alliance for Childhood European Network Foundation private stichting

Fiscal identification number in Belgium: 880102675

The Dutch RSIN/Fiscal Identification Number is 825565492


Alliance for Childhood European Network Foundation 
IBAN BE25 7330 3331 5082



Michiel Matthes, Chairman of the Board and responsible for the daily operations


Brussels Office:

Troonstraat 194
1050 Brussels, Belgium. 
Tel: +32.(0)473895179


Office in the Netherlands:
Amsterdamseweg 6B
3812 RS, Amersfoort, The Netherlands. 
Tel: +31.33.2852470



The objective of the foundation:

To work on the improvement of the living environment of the child in the member states of the European Union. To realise this objective the following concrete activities are undertaken:

  • to collect information about the quality of the living environment of the child in the member states of the European Union;
  • to publish this information;
  • to analyze this information and on the basis thereof to formulate policy recommendations;
  • to organise workshops and conferences;
  • to facilitate and to stimulate the cooperation of various organisations in the European Union;
  • to do advocacy work in this context;
  • to work on fund raising in this respect.


The Policy Note

Please click here for the Brochure.                                


The Board of the Foundation consists of:

Michiel C. Matthes                                  chairman and responsible for the daily operation.

Ruud Bakhuizen                                       member of the board

Christopher Clouder                                 member of the board.


Remuneration of  Board Members of the Foundation.

The board members do not receive a remuneration for being a board member, neither do they receive a remuneration for attending a board meeting. Travel costs for attending a board meeting can be repaid.


Report of Activities undertaken

Report of Activities in 2016

Report of Activities in 2017

Report of Activities in 2018

Report of Activities in 2019


Financial Statement

Financial Statement 2016 

Financial Statement 2017

Financial Statement 2018

Financial Statement 2019