European Venture Philanthropy Association

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Knowledge Centre


The EVPA Knowledge Centre is the hub for knowledge and thought leadership on venture philanthropy and social investment – in Europe and beyond. It provides information on VP issues and connects researchers both through workshops and by providing information on the EVPA website.

European Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment 2012/2013
The Knowledge Centre has released the European Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment 2012/2013. Read the key findings here.


You can find more information on:

  1. What is VP: This section includes EVPA’s definition of VP. It also has a sub-section with data on the fast-growing VP industry and a glossary of key terms.
  2. How to practice VP: This is a practical guide to setting up and running a VP organisation.
  3. Publications: A resource library including our own research on VP and other publications on VP and related topics.
  4. EVPA research community: This section provides information about EVPA members who are involved in research – academics, consultants and VP practitioners.

If you are interested to learn more about the Knowledge Centre or are working on relevant publications, please contact us.


Our latest Knowledge Centre publication titled European Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment 2012/2013  is now available for download.


Any further questions on EVPA and Venture Philanthropy? Please visit our Q&A section.

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