SAFE – Safe Food advocacy Europe is a non-profit independent consumer organisation registered as an ASBL under Belgian law. To carry on its various projects and activities, SAFE is gratefully supported by its members through an annual membership fee and by the following public fundings:

Horizon 2020

SAFE takes part in four H2020 projects (SISTERS, ZeroW, R3PACK, CIRCALGAE).

Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020)

The REC programme supports the Dual Food Quality Project

NATO Charity Bazaar

The NATO Charity Bazaar supports SAFE in its Food Waste project in Brussels.

Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

The Ministry of Education of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels (in French-speaking Belgium) has financed SAFE to organise school nutrition trainings on Sugar and Food additives consumption for children.

Bruxelles Environnement

The Brussels Institute for Environment Management supported SAFE’s projects tackle Food Waste (2019-2020) and to improve Food Packaging reduction (2019-2020).

Fondazione Cariplo

The Italian Foundation Cariplo is financially supporting SAFE to organize school trainings on Sugar and Food additives consumption in Milan.

Université Catholique de Louvain

In 2018, SAFE was commissioned by the Catholic University of Louvain to draft the policy proposals presented during the EU Food and Farming Forum organized by the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food).


Between 2018 and 2021, the LIFE program supported SAFE’s projects and campaigns on issues spanning from food waste, redistribution, and packaging to sustainable agriculture and permaculture. 


SAFE has coordinated three Erasmus + projects (Strategic Partnerships – KA2) : the TAO project (2018-2021), the PermaModule project (2019-2022), and the Nutri Module (2022-2024). Additionally, SAFE is a partner in the RegAgri4Europe project (2020-2022) coordinated by CEFE International.

European Social Fund+

With the support of the ESF+, SAFE has been coordinating the Food4Inclusion project (2022-2025)