FEAD- Anti-Poverty Network

Ecorys began supporting DG EMPL with the establishment of the FEAD (Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived) Network in 2015 and is just completing its third year running.

The main objectives of Ecorys’s support were to set up an active FEAD Network across all EU-28 countries, to establish an accessible online platform with webpages and networking tools, and to provide expert and logistical


  • 300+ members on the FEAD Facebook Group since Feb 2018
  • 40+ supporting documents including post meeting reports and dossiers on Facebook
  • Over 200 posts by dedicated members on Facebook
  • 1898 reactions
  • More than 1,500 participants across the 13 Network meetings and opening conference in 2016-2018;
  • 3,100 social media interactions during launch conference
  • Over 1000 contacts in FEAD stakeholder database
  • Bi-monthly newsletters for all the Network members
  • Annual online stakeholder survey with over 130 respondents
  • 28 case studies produced annually in a web-ready catalogue