The EGI Foundation (also known as Stichting EGI and abbreviated as is a not-for-profit foundation established under the Dutch law to coordinate the EGI Federation (abbreviated as EGI), an international collaboration that federates the digital capabilities, resources and expertise of national and international research communities in Europe and worldwide. The main goal is to empower researchers from all disciplines to collaborate and to carry out data- and compute-intensive science and innovation. 

The EGI Foundation has participants and associated participants drawn from representatives of national e-infrastructure consortiums (NGIs), EIROs, ERICs, and other legal entities. These entities provide the physical resources and shared services that enable EGI to deliver, improve and innovate services for communities. 

The EGI Foundation coordinates areas such as overseeing infrastructure operations, user community support, contact with technology providers, strategy and policy development, flagship events and dissemination of news and achievements. As part of its mandate, the EGI Foundation actively represents the EGI federation at European level with policy makers and funding agencies, it provides expert advice to shape policies and funding programs and also support the implementation of the policy priorities. In policy area of open science, EGI is a key stakeholder represented in and contributing to the EC Open Science Policy Platform. The EGI Foundation holds certifications in both ISO/IEC 9000 “Quality Management” and ISO/IEC 20000 “IT Service Management”. 

EGI actively supports the European Open Science Cloud initiative and leads the EOSC-hub project, which brings together multiple service providers to create the Hub: a single contact point for European researchers and innovators to discover, access, use and reuse a broad spectrum of resources for advanced data-driven research.