ELIA Foundation of Friends


The ELIA Foundation of Friends was founded  in Amsterdam 30 May 2008 by the ELIA. The aim of the ELIA Foundation of Friends is to widen participation and engagement in the development of higher arts education in Europe and beyond.

A key objective of the ELIA Foundation is to support young artists with the start of their with particular focus on excellence and cultural entrepreneurship.


Activities ELIA Foundation

  • Develop a circle of individuals and institutions, supporting  higher arts education
  • Organise annual Friends and Donors Fundraising Dinner/Auction, coinciding with the ELIA NEU NOW LIVE Festival
  • Engage in fundraising and income generating activities in line with the aims of the ELIA Foundation
  • Identify and select talented young artists for a grant to participate in the ELIA NEU NOW LIVE Festival

The ELIA Foundation of Friends is registered by the Chamber of Commerce (Kamer van Koophandel) as ‘stichting’, under number 34303766, RSIN 820943277.


For further information about the ELIA Foundation, please contact ELIA Executive Director Carla Delfos at carla.delfos@elia-artschools.org

Beulingstraat 8
1017 BA Amsterdam
The Netherlands

T: +31 (0)20 330 1116
F: +31 (0)20 626 7751
Email: info@elia-artschools.org

ELIA's activities are funded with support of the European Commission. The website reflects the view only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.
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