Euclid Network : The power to drive positive change


We bring together civil society and social enterprise federations, universities and training institutes, social investors, frontline NGOs and social enterprises – all working to empower civil society and social enterprise to drive positive change.

Our member organisations federate around 5000 civil society leaders and social entrepreneurs across Europe and collaborate in two member programmes on social enterprise and civil society leadership & skills as well as partnering in EU-funded projects.


We work with partners across Europe to deliver programmes on civil society leadership & skills; social entrepreneurship; social innovation and investment; and research & impact. We are funded 75% by EU programmes including an operating grant from the Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme, and 25% by other sources: membership, national government, foundations and events. We are subject to an annual independent audit.


We are governed by an Annual General Meeting of the member organisations and a Board of Directors led by the President, appointed by the Board. Member organisations may elect up to three Directors to the Board and Founder Members ACEVO, IDEELL ARENA and CJDES nominate one Director each. The Board may appoint additional directors with specialist expertise. Euclid Network’s governing document is its Articles of Association, adopted in a revised version at the AGM 2014.


We are a non-profit company limited by guarantee registered with Companies House no. 06433321 in the UK (since 2007) and an Association in the Netherlands with RSIN 858326619 (since 2017). We also appear on the EU Transparency Register.

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