This comprehensive new directory lists some 2,000 major national and international foundations, NGOs and other charitable and grant-making organizations located in Europe. All of the major established foundations and NGOs are included, as well as some of the less well-known grant-making organizations, and a number of growing organizations in Central and South-Eastern Europe. Essays: Introductory essays provide a background to foundation and NGO activity in Europe, covering topics such as: 'Civil Society in Europe'; 'Current Challenges for the European NGO Sector'; 'Development of the NGO Sector in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe' and 'Applying for Funding'. Entries: *The first section of the book contains international co-ordinating bodies, listed alphabetically (e.g. the European Foundation Centre and web-based organizations) *Country chapters contain national foundation centres and co-ordinating bodies, followed by foundations, trusts and non-profit organizations, listed alphabetically *Three indexes list organizations by name, by sphere of activity and by area of activity.