Pilot for Syrian refugees wins US$100m grant

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Home visiting services scale up in Brazil

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Data mapping informs home visits in Istanbul

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Digitaf shows how Tel Aviv is prioritising young children

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The children’s priority zone debuts in Bogotá

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Dart course for journalists spearheads media outreach

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Scaling up mother tongue-based preschool in Odisha

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Advocating Paid Leave for New Dads

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News & Blogs

Streets for Kids: a new initiative to improve urban design

Published April 18, 2018

We are supporting NACTO, an association of 60 major North American cities, to develop new technical guidance and advance street designs that create safe public spaces for kids of all… Read more

New publication outlines ten ways for cities to support families

Published April 10, 2018

A new publication by Gehl Institute and Gehl in collaboration with the Foundation’s Urban95 initiative, Space to Grow: Ten principles that support happy, healthy families in a playful, friendly city… Read more

Download the new ZERO TO THREE Journal

Published April 9, 2018

The new edition of the ZERO TO THREE Journal features – for the first time – an international focus on infants, toddlers and families. Jointly guest-edited by the Bernard van… Read more

Job vacancy: BvLF is recruiting a new Programme Support Officer the Netherlands

Published April 5, 2018

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is recruiting a Programme Support Officer who supports in the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s investments in the Netherlands and its… Read more

Watch online – our webinar on the Urban95 Challenge

Published April 3, 2018

Catch up on our webinar, held on on March 28, on “The Urban95 Challenge: what we’ve learned so far”. Three winners of the Urban95 Challenge make presentations: Dana Corres from… Read more

Bernard van Leer Foundation's Annual Report 2017 available to download

Published March 29, 2018

The Bernard van Leer Foundation's Annual Report 2017 is now available to download. Read about our progress on Urban95, Parents+ and Building Blocks as we approach the midway point of… Read more