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News - 31 May 2018

Closing Plenary 2018 – Culturally diverse and politically ‘one’

The last plenary session of the conference got off to a comical start with Geoff Meade, a journalist with over 35 years’ experience of covering EU affairs, a speaker and…
News - 31 May 2018

Special Plenary 2018 – Lessons for philanthropy from key cultural actors

Katherine Watson, Director of the European Cultural Foundation, moderated this inspiring plenary, which focused on how individual players in the cultural sector play a role in galvanising a deeper, stronger…
News - 31 May 2018

Opening plenary 2018 – The intersection of policy and culture

Against the backdrop of the European Year of Culture, Jacki Davis, journalist and public speaker, kicked off the Conference as moderator of the Opening Plenary, which featured inspiring leaders that…
News - 28 May 2018

A single voice for a single market for philanthropy in Europe

A single voice for a single market for philanthropy On Monday, 28 May over 150 key representatives from politics, philanthropy and civil society came together in Brussels to discuss ways to increase…
News - 30 April 2018

European Edition of the Global Philanthropy Environment Index

DAFNE has partnered with the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indiana University to prepare and distribute a European special edition of the 2018 Global Philanthropy Environment Index.   The…
News - 12 April 2018

Third Joint Conference of the EFC European Foundation Financial Investment Officers Group (EFFIO) & US Foundation Financial Officers Group (FFOG)

The third joint conference of the EFC European Foundation Financial Investment Officers Group (EFFIO) & US Foundation Financial Officers Group (FFOG) took place from 4-6 April 2018 at the …
News - 15 February 2018

How do the proposed VAT reforms impact on institutional philanthropy?

At the beginning of the year, the European Commission developed a proposal to reform the VAT system by introducing more flexibility for Member States to change the VAT rates. It…
News - 16 January 2018

New study: Enlarging the space for european philanthropy

The operating environment for institutional philanthropy in parts of Europe is under threat. Therefore DAFNE and EFC are launching today  the commissioned…
News - 16 January 2018

Enlarging the Space for European Philanthropy

DAFNE and EFC embarked on an initiative to explore what are the legal, fiscal and administrative obstacles that restrict the space for philanthropy.  Initially this involved consultation with members and…
News - 7 September 2017

The 4Cs – A Practical Guide

The 4Cs is a planning and evaluation framework designed specifically for organisations that offer professional support to the philanthropy field.  It was developed by DAFNE and WINGS…
News - 2 June 2017

EFC Warsaw Declaration: Philanthropic Alliance for Solidarity and Democracy in Europe

During the Closing Plenary of the EFC’s 2017 Annual General Assembly and Conference, EFC Chair Ewa Kulik-Bielińska read out the Warsaw Declaration to delegates concerning a new Philanthropic…
News - 2 June 2017

Massimo Lapucci (Fondazione CRT) elected new chair of the European Foundation Centre

Massimo Lapucci, Secretary General of Fondazione CRT, is the new Chair of the European Foundation Centre (EFC), based in Brussels. Lapucci, who takes up the position…
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