This factsheet provides an overview of philanthropy research centers in Europe that are an institutional member of ERNOP in 2020, their main academic disciplines, philanthropy related focus, and the most important research questions (RQs) they aimed to answer.
ERNOP members study philanthropy, which is understood as private, mainly voluntary,contributions to public causes. Research on philanthropy is scattered among different academic disciplines. Research centers studying philanthropy are often multidisciplinary, thereby integrating several academic disciplines when studying philanthropy. ERNOP perceives all these different perspectives as being a strength, and aims to include them all in the study of philanthropy.