News - 25 October 2021

Max von Abendroth & Liz McKeon in conversation: climate & philanthropy

Liz McKeon, IKEA Foundation, and Max von Abendroth, Dafne, discuss how philanthropy can tackle the climate crisis at the EFC Annual Conference 2021.
News - 4 October 2021

The International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change: Mobilising foundations around climate

Isabelle Le Galo, Lars Grotewold and Max von Abendroth share insights into the International Commitment and what it means for the philanthropy sector.
News - 31 August 2021

EFC mourns the loss of Dr. Lester M. Salamon, a true pioneer of research on philanthropy

It is with great sadness that we learned of the news that Dr. Lester M. Salamon, Professor Emeritus at the Johns Hopkins University and Director of the Johns Hopkins Center…
News - 15 June 2021

Centre stage for climate action in every foundation!

Dr Lars Grotewold, Stiftung Mercator, highlights why climate is a cross-cutting challenge which requires urgent action from the entire philanthropic community.
News - 9 July 2020

Collaboration between European policymakers and philanthropy – yes, but how?

This was originally posted on 9 July on the Philanthropy Advocacy website. Challenges facing Europe today are tremendous and require an orchestrated response from…
News - 22 June 2020

European Court declares that Hungary’s foreign-funding restrictions violate EU law

On 18 June 2020 the European Court of Justice (CJEU) ruled that Hungary’s foreign-funding restrictions violate EU law. This is an important decision for cross-border philanthropy rights and freedoms…
News - 8 April 2020

European Philanthropy calls for effective solidarity across borders concerning COVID 19

COVID-19 doesn’t recognise borders, and neither should philanthropy in Europe. In a letter dated 8 April, the EFC and DAFNE have called on the Presidents of the EU…
News - 25 March 2020

We stand together in the spirit of European solidarity

European Philanthropy Statement on COVID-19: We stand together in the spirit of European solidarity We, the signatories, recognise that the COVID-19 outbreak is an exceptional event that will…
News - 19 February 2020

PEXforum 2020

Our Europe-wide event, “PEXforum 2020” was held on 23-24 January 2020 in Madrid, Spain. More than 120 people left Madrid empowered by the experience of contributing to building a new…
News - 28 October 2019

EFC releases latest version of Institutional Philanthropy Spectrum

Download the Institutional Philanthropy Spectrum publication The EFC has published the latest version of its knowledge framework in the format of a short, illustrative guide. “…