Supporting our members and giving public information. From early days The Netherlands have known an old tradition of supporting charity in the private sector. Even nowadays many private, nonprofit organizations are active in this wide-ranging field including social welfare, education, youth, arts and humanities, public health, science, and charity in common. Along with this tradition belongs a strong feeling ofÂ personal responsibility. In order to give this responsibility substance and to inform outside persons/organizations, the Association of Foundations in the Netherlands - FIN -has been founded.
The FIN offers support to non-members such as newly established charitable funds through the FIN StartersDesk (www.finstartersdesk.nl.). The StartersDesk provides information and advice to individuals and companies who are thinking about setting up their own private charitable foundation in The Netherlands.