Social Enterprise NL

Social Enterprise NL is a national platform that represents, connects and supports social enterprises. Their goal is to enforce the social enterprises sector in the Netherlands.

Anton Jurgens Fonds is one of the founding partners of Social Enterprise NL. We emphasize the importance of the emergence and professionalization of social enterprises in the Netherlands, in order to increase the societal impact of these companies. 

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EVPA is a membership association made up of organisations interested in or practising venture philanthropy and social investment across Europe.

Established in 2004, the association aims to be the home as well as the highest-value catalytic network of European social investors, venture philanthropists and foundations committed to using venture philanthropy and social investment tools to target societal impact.

EVPA is committed to support its members in their work by providing networking opportunities and facilitate learning. Furthermore, we aim to strengthen our role as thought leader in order to build a deeper understanding of the sector, foster the appropriate use of venture philanthropy and social investment and promote guidelines.

Anton Jurgens Fonds has been a member of EVPA since 2012, as we emphasize the importance of jointly building the sector, by exchanging knowledge and experience.

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The Association of Foundations in the Netherlands (FIN) is the umbrella organisation representing the interests of private charitable foundations in the Netherlands.

Any private charitable foundation established in the Netherlands and which makes a substantial part of its capital or income available to individuals or social organisations may become a member of the FIN.

The FIN supports its members, stimulates contact and collaboration among its members, and provides a support service for good governance, asset management and donation policy. To this end it produces a number of informative publications such as the guidelines Het besturen van een fonds (Managing a Foundation) and the publication Fiscaliteit (Tax Law). The publications are only available in Dutch. The FIN also organises symposia and workshops.

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Anton Jurgens Fonds has an ANBI status. This implies that the objective and the actual activities of the organisation serve a general interest for 90% or more.

Policy: in accordance with the statutory policy, being ‘financial support of organisations pursuing a general societal interest, as well as natural persons who are in a distinctly destitute situation’, a donation policy has been developed, which is explained on the website. Annually a percentage of the capital is remitted in conformity with both the objective and the donation policy.  Disbursements are conditional on applications filed and are therefore non-quantifiable. The assessment and evaluation of supportable initiatives is executed by the Stichting Anton Jurgens Fonds organization. A little over 50% of the granted donations concern initiatives within the Netherlands.

Financial Data 2016             (x € 1,000)












-/- 1,297

Despite a negative result, the amount spent on donations in 2016 surpasses that of 2015.

Board members receive a remuneration, based on the ‘Besluit Vergoedingen Adviescolleges en Commissies’. Remuneration is based on the expenses. The conditions of employment of Stichting Anton Jurgens Fonds employees are market-based. No collective labour agreement applies.

RSIN number of Stichting Anton Jurgens Fonds: 805640927


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