World Charity Index 2017

The Center for Philanthropic Studies at the VU University in Amsterdam made 2 ‘top 20’ lists for the City A.M. giving index. Based on charitable giving in the previous year (2016), a top 20 list is made for both the most generous foundations across the entire globe as for Europe’s most generous. Results can be seen on: In the quest to identify the world’s most generous philanthropic foundations around the globe, one must have a clear methodology and guidelines at hands to do so in the most rigorous manner possible. The methodology of this study can be found here.