The ENCC is a community of 70 members with a huge diversity in terms of nationalities, types of organisation, topics and fields of activities.
► From 27 countries in Europe
► 6 types of members:
* Read these definitions here.
- 14 national networks of cultural centres* (effective members)
- 1 regional network of cultural centres* (effective members)
- 5 urban and rural/local networks of cultural centres* (effective members)
- 34 individual cultural centres* (effective members)
Find out more about each ENCC member.
- 14 other socio-cultural organisations and/or inclusive arts organisations (associate members)
- 2 individual cultural operators (associate members)
► Partly or totally public-funded organisations (80% of them)
►Working at all levels: local, regional, national, European, international
► Many different topics, fields of activities, and expertise: (international) project management, organisation of artistic, sociocultural, educational activities – community development – amateur arts – audience engagement – cultural dissemination – advocacy/policy – support of artists – development of alternative art practices –diversity and inclusion – networking – rural development –sustainability etc.
Networking with the ENCC diverse members makes it easy to find the best possible partners for your projects, and reach out to organisations in all fields.
The diversity of our members ….
… reinforces the network's sustainable development;
… spans across different cultural, sectorial and structural perspectives;
... is a strength for EU & international projects;
and contributes to building up new synergies between European cultural centres and other European stakeholders.
Read more about ENCC, its objectives and values.
All ENCC members are active in the cultural field and share the same values: participation – diversity – cultural equality – intercultural competencies – accessibility – cultural democracy – territorial development – sustainability – empowerment – networking and cooperation – democracy. By joining the ENCC, they are all willing to network as well as to exchange information, knowledge and best practices with the other members. ENCC priority is to empower the more than 5,000 cultural centres that it represents, as well as their communities through actions linked to capacity building, networking and advocacy.