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News - 18 January 2023

Swedish Presidency of the EU, European resilience, and the role of philanthropy

With the beginning of the new year, the Czech Republic handed over the presidency of the Council of the European Union to Sweden. The newly formed Swedish government published in…
News - 18 January 2023

Incorporating Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning for foundations with the Organisational Development Community of Practice

As it is a topic that many foundations recognise as being essential to their work, especially when considering Organisational Development (OD) support, the Organisational Development Community of Practice convened…
News - 17 January 2023

Philea partners with WEF on new initiative to unlock more resources via PPPPs for Climate and Nature

Philea is thrilled to announce its collaboration with the World Economic Forum on the Giving to Amplify Earth Action (GAEA) global initiative. The project, supported by…
News - 13 January 2023

The European Commission calls on foundations and the wider Social Economy to commit to digital and green transitions

On 14 November, the European Commission launched the Transition Pathway for Proximity and Social Economy. During the launch event, Commissioner Breton and MEP Patrizia Toia, Chair…
News - 12 January 2023

System-shifting in the practice of national associations of donors and foundations

Philea held the annual Winter Meeting for Philanthropy Infrastructure Members on 7 December in Philanthropy House, Brussels. This year’s Winter Meeting built on the complementarity of philanthropy infrastructure…
News - 10 January 2023

Reflections on the International Philanthropy Research Conference

“I am convinced that research and philanthropy make perfect partners. The history of modern philanthropy shows it.” With these words, Francesco Profumo, Chair, Compagnia di…
News - 4 January 2023

Philea Forum 2023: Extended deadline for session proposals

As we understand that the holiday season can be a busy period and want to ensure that everyone has sufficient time to prepare, we extended the deadline for submitting…
News - 16 December 2022

European Commission pledges to introduce a Defence of Democracy Package to uphold civil society

In October 2022, the European Commission included in its 2023 work programme a pledge to develop a defence of democracy package, a set of measures aimed…
News - 13 December 2022

End of year message to Philea Members

On behalf of all the Philea staff, thank you for your engagement and trust. I look forward to continuing our journey together next year, and in the meantime wish you a peaceful and restful end of year.
Press Release - 6 December 2022

Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Philanthropy Europe Association’s new release sheds light on the philanthropy landscape in Europe

This joint Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Philea briefing provides information on the philanthropic landscape in Europe, putting the findings of the 2022 Global Philanthropy Environment Index (published in March 2022 by IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy) in context with Philea’s 2022 publication, “Comparative Highlights of Foundation Laws”.
News - 2 December 2022

Two new studies signal increased collaboration between philanthropy and the EU institutions

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission Advisory Hub have recently published two key studies supporting a more enabling environment for our sector.
News - 23 November 2022

Jacobs Foundation launch call for applications for 2023 Research Fellowship Program

The Jacobs Foundation has announced the 2023 call for applications for its Research Fellowship Program, aimed at early and mid-career researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the learning and development of children and youth worldwide.
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