European Venture Philanthropy and Social Investment 2011/2012: The EVPA Survey (2013)

March 2013
European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA)


The European venture philanthropy and social investment sector continues to evolve rapidly and is becoming more sophisticated in the use of instruments to generate greater societal impact, the second annual EVPA survey shows.

This report shows that more venture philanthropy organisations are using equity or debt instruments, pursuing financial as well as social returns, and taking their role as risk-taking investors seriously.

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The report is also available in hard copy from EVPA priced €25.

This report is tagged under:

  • Philanthropy stats & trends
  • Social investment
  • Venture philanthropy