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The AFC-ENG is an organization that is run mostly by activists and unpaid volunteers, and for this reason costs are kept low. It is supported by the Alliance for Childhood European Network Foundation.


The activities of the AFC-ENG have also been financed by contributions from the partners, individuals and organizations, in particular the Learning for Well-being Foundation. Furthermore, some donations were received from Community Playthings (2008), the Jean Monnet Program of the European Commission (2009?2012, together with ECSWE), the Rabobank Foundation (2009), the Bernard van Leer Foundation (2011), and the IONA Foundation (2019).


Donations from individuals and companies that adhere to the criteria for partnership are very welcome.

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

Bank Account

Alliance for Childhood European Network Foundation 
IBAN BE25 7330 3331 5082



Chiara Piccolo

Brussels Office:

Troonstraat 194
1050 Brussels, Belgium. 


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.


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
Report of Activities in 2020

Report of Activities in 2021

Report of Activities in 2022


Financial Statement

Financial Statement 2016 

Financial Statement 2017

Financial Statement 2018

Financial Statement 2019
Financial Statement 2020
Financial Statement 2021

Financial Statement 2022

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