EVPA plays a crucial role in promoting effective EU and national policies that support a well-functioning ecosystem for societal impact. Informing its members about EU policy initiatives and voicing their concerns and expectations is central to EVPA’s policy work, as well as highlighting and sharing national policy initiatives.
European Thought Leadership
EVPA closely monitors and communicates EU developments of relevance to the Venture philanthropy (VP) and social investment (SI) sector. The input of its members is essential to support EVPA and the European institutions in the promotion of a conducive policy environment for its members and the social purpose organisations (SPOs) they support.
EU Webinar Series
Interested in better understanding policy-related matters in the VP/SI space? Since 2014, EVPA’s EU Webinar Series offers an interactive occasion to learn from our community of practitioners and policy makers. Accessible to all for free, EVPA regularly organises EU Webinars, stay tuned here!
EVPA plays a key role in shaping a well-functioning ecosystem through its contribution to European consultations. For instance, EVPA has contributed to the revision process of the Regulation on European Social Entrepreneurship Funds (EuSEF).
GECES Expert Group
EVPA is an active stakeholder to the GECES, a consultative expert group set up by the European Commission to examine the progress of measures improving access to finance for social enterprises, enhancing their visibility and optimising their legal environment.
European Commission Partnership
In 2014, EVPA signed a four-year Partnership with the European Commission (DG EMPL), confirming its importance as a European level network active in the promotion of access to finance for social enterprises.
National Policy Nexus
EVPA works to assist its members to gain a better understanding of national policy landscapes, while also enabling best policy sharing across countries.
EVPA Policy Committee
EVPA’s team benefits from the expertise of a high-level Policy Committee.
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