City A.M.'s World Charity Index 2016 - Europe's top 20 private charity donors

 
Jeroen Gerlag
Europe's top 20 by donation per country. (Source: Center for Philanthropic Studies of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Europe's top 20 Private Charity Donors 2016

Rank Organisation (country)Founded£2015% change*
1
Wellcome Trust (UK)1936£606m9%
2
Novamedia / Postcode Lotteries (Netherlands)1989£446m6%
3
La Caixa Foundation (Spain)1990£323m2%
4
Church Commissioners (UK)1948£219m1%
5
Volkswagen Foundation (Germany)1961£162m19%
6
Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (UK)2003£150m71%
7
The Leverhulme Trust (UK)1925£111m34%
8
Compagnia di San Paolo (Italy)1991£104m6%
9
IKEA Foundation (Netherlands)1982£87m15%
10
Garfield Weston Foundation (UK)1958£58m8%
11
Robert Bosch Foundation (Germany)1964£56m49%
12
Bertelsmann Foundation (Germany)1977£39m7%
13
Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (Germany)1990£36m-/-6%
14
Deutsche Fernsehlotterie (Germany)1956£32m-/-3%
15
The Wolfson Foundation (UK)1955£32m-/-1%
16
Finnish Cultural Foundation (Finland)1939£25m8%
17
Sigrid Rausing Trust (UK)1995£22m9%
18
Gatsby Charitable Foundation (UK)1967£21m-/-29%
19
VSB Fonds (Netherlands)1990£20m-/-2%
20
Shell Foundation (UK)2000£12m-/-46%

*increase or decrease in grants funded compared to 2014, in original currency

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