Association of Italian Foundations and Philanthropic Institutions (ASSIFERO)
ASSIFERO (Associazione Italiana delle Fondazioni ed Enti della Filantropia Istituzionale) is the national membership association of Italian grant-making foundations and private institutional philanthropy. Founded in 2003, it currently supports 90 private foundations: family, corporate and community foundations. ASSIFERO is associated with the European Foundation Centre (EFC), is a member of Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE), Worldwide Initiative for Grantmaker Support (WINGS), Global Fund of Community Foundations (GFCF) and European Community Foundation Initiative (ECFI). ASSIFERO is also a member of ASviS, the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development and Alliance for Social Generativity.
ASSIFERO’s goal is to promote a visible and effective Italian philanthropy, recognized as strategic partner of human and sustainable development.