• Philanthropic Leadership Platform: China-Europe 2024

    Applications are now open for the Philanthropic Leadership Platform: China-Europe, organised in partnership with the China Foundation Forum and with support from Stiftung Mercator.
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  • Philea publishes “Feeling the Heat: How Foundations Can Use their Investments to Curb Climate Change”

    New report that illustrates the different means by which foundations can climate-align their investments using the examples of 3 European foundations
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  • Philea Forum 2024

    Register now for “Trust and Philanthropy” on 27-30 May, in Ghent
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Philea nurtures a diverse and inclusive ecosystem of foundations, philanthropic organisations and networks working for the common good. We help our members to get inspired, act together and achieve greater impact by sharing data and knowledge, exchanging best practices, connecting around common themes, engaging in policy work, and more.

Cross-cutting Themes


We are now well into the 10-year countdown to slow the warming of our planet. In this decisive decade, actions taken by markets, governments and citizens will determine liveability on our planet for the next century.


Democracies across the world have faced unprecedented challenges in recent years ‒ from narrowing civic space, to curtailment of freedom and equality, to the spread of misinformation.


Philea members have pointed to striving for equality as an urgent issue that must be addressed by philanthropy now and in the coming years. Rising economic inequality has exacerbated virtually all of the problems philanthropy works on.
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