Founding Members work strategically with us, both in delivery and as board members:
ACEVO is the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations and are the leading voice for chief executives in the third sector. With over 2,000 members nationwide, they support, develop, connect and represent third sector leaders.
ACEVO connect members and works hard to represent the third sector by influencing policy makers, national and sector press and encouraging and facilitating debate on issues which matter most to chief executives.
The CJDES was born in 1985 out of the will of leaders of the social economy to share experiences and skills. The CJDES is supported by companies, public institutions and members engaged around a concept of a modern, pragmatic and supportive role of the social economy. CJDES ensures generational renewal, is open to collective thinking, bringing together a wide variety of experts.
CJDES also delivers training sessions for any new player in the social economy, to develop a common culture to the three families of the social economy: mutual societies, cooperatives, associations. At the international level CJDES fosters meetings between French and foreign leaders to combine prospective and strategy.
IDEELL ARENA aims be the natural meeting-point where leaders from the third sector can hold strategic discussions and share experiences from practical organisational development. IDEELL ARENA also recognises the need to promote research about the third sector and its leadership, an area that has been neglected for long in Sweden.
Other Strategic Partners
We operate as a network of 'hubs and champions' from across Europe and across sectors, and deliver all our projects with partners across Europe to share expertise and help expand the network . We also work with partners on our programme areas.
Bond is the UK membership body for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working in international development. Established in 1993 on the initiative of 61 NGOs working in international development, it has 358 members (at 31 March 2011) ranging from large bodies with a world-wide presence to smaller, specialist organisations working in certain regions or with specific groups of people.
Credit Cooperatif is a French co-operative banking group owned by its members. It was established in 1893, a time when the social economy movement was gaining is strength. Today, Credit Cooperatif has not lost sight of its roots and continues to encourage and support the development of cooperatives, mutuals, small businesses, trade associations and work committees.
We are currently working together as part of the Taskforce for Social Investments, read more here.
DemNet's vision: a world based on the responsible and sustainable relationship of self-organised citizens and their communities respecting human dignity. DemNet's mission: to facilitate and strengthen co-operation and self-organisation processes of community actors. DemNet's core values and approaches: transparency, innovation, creativity, locality, and participatory approach.
DENNOKINN - Social innovation park (Spain)
DenokInn: The Basque Centre for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and New Business Development is the link that completes the Basque system of innovation. Its initiative is an active and innovative response to the crisis. The objective is to transform ideas and technologies into new businesses - in other words, apply this to the market.
ESLIDER connects leaders from civil society, the third sector and social enterprise in Portugal. It is driven by a group of professionals from North to South. The Eslider Portugal Network of Leaders of the Third Sector aims to establish itself as a network of professionals - individuals rather than organizations - to create synergies and pool efforts towards the rejuvenation of the sector as a whole.
You can read more about ESLIDER and view our interview with Carlos Azevedo of the organisation (who is also Euclid Network board member) here.
Social Enterprise Groupe SOS puts economic efficiency at the service of general interest. Established 28 years ago, it developed its activities in five core areas: health, seniors, youth, employment,solidarity organisations. Groupe SOS today counts close to 10 000 employees from 283 establishments and services in France, Guyana, Mayotte and Reunion.
Intesa Sanpaolo is a leading Italian banking group formed from the merger of Banca Intesa and Sanpaolo IMI. The bank has ambitious plans for the expansion of its international operations, as well as ensuring that the company continues to be socially responsible.
Through this partnership we have focused on increasing financial inclusive for NGOs in Serbia, Albania and beyond.
I-SIN carries out activities to promote social utility with the exclusive aim of social solidarity. The association aims to be a place for discussion and exchange of innovative strategies and initiatives to identify, stimulate and develop, through the voluntary support of its members, social innovation as an approach that may produce new methods and models for the provision of social services. Social Innovation confronts social problems, promotes quality employment in the third sector, improving the level of professionalism and achieving greater sustainable economic development with particular attention to the involvement and work and social inclusion of young people and the disadvantaged.
The President of I-SIN is Marco Traversi a board member and the Director of Project Ahead. I-SIN is Euclid Network's main partner in Italy and Project Ahead was a partner in the International Social Innovation Competition for Naples.
Le Mouvement des entrepreneurs sociaux (Mouves) is a people's movement which bases itself on the values, practices and will to create a human economy which efficiently responds to the needs of society - employment, health, education, dependence, etc.
Mouves represents social entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs who have a vision, take risks, develop and innovate, manage teams. Entrepreneurs motivated above all by general interest, for whom profit is a means and not the be all and end all. Entrepreneurs who share equally the riches they create. Together, they can be stronger and louder. They can act for change. This is why Mouves was created.
Muslim Charities Forum:
This is a group of UK based Muslim charities whose primary goal is to provide humanitarian aid and assistance to the poorest and most vulnerable people around the world. They are an umbrella organisation with the aim of providing a capacity building resource and advocacy platform for its members.
The partnership between the Euclid Network and the Muslim Charities Forum is a step forward towards building an accountable, transparent and efficient Muslim charitable sector in the UK.
Website: www.muslimcharitiesforum.org.ukNetwork for Europe
This support organisation aims to facilitate engagement of Voluntary and Community sector organisations in European funded programmes. It provides a comprehensive package of support measures to the region's Voluntary and Community sector in all matters relating to the European Union. Services provided reflect the requirements of member organisations and the wider sector.
Network for Europe are working with Euclid Network on the OCS Strategic partnership looking to influence EU policy to create a better environment for CSOs and access more funding for UK CSOs