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News - 18 May 2022

Philea and WINGS publish “Implementation Guide for the International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change”

Philea and WINGS have published the "Implementation Guide for the International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change", suggesting actions and approaches for foundations to follow when implementing the measures set out in the International Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change.
News - 18 May 2022

Philanthropy and wider social economy make a strong case for co-shaping the future of Europe

Fundación ONCE, together with Philea staff, made a strong case for philanthropy and its important role in co-shaping the future of Europe alongside other social economy…
News - 3 May 2022

Philea publishes “Climate philanthropy networks” a mapping of climate philanthropy ecosystem in Europe

A new mapping published by Philea's European Philanthropy Coalition for Climate, on 2 May explores the philanthropy ecosystem in the field of climate and the ways they shape and support the climate mission.
News - 29 April 2022

Philea calls for carve out of philanthropy sector from OECD Common Reporting Standard

The OECD’s Common Reporting Standard (CRS), mainly aimed at banks and other financial institutions, has as a primary purpose to enable tax authorities to automatically exchange certain types of information on an annual basis to better detect tax evasion and crimes/offences.
News - 28 April 2022

Key insights from the 2021 benchmarking of Operations Professionals Network (OPN)

The Operations Professionals Network (OPN) brings together the operational leaders of Philea members to work on common issues, and in 2021 conducted a benchmarking exercise to establish a range of comparable indicators.
News - 27 April 2022

Statement on Max von Abendroth departing Philea

Following the successful process of convergence between the EFC and Dafne to become the Philanthropy Europe Association - Philea, a mutually agreed decision was taken to end the collaboration between Max von Abendroth and Philea.
News - 19 April 2022

How data science can assist in generating social impact with the Data Science Group

On 5 April, the latest edition of the Data Science Talks by the Data Science Group took place on the subject of “Data Driven Enterprises.
News - 12 April 2022

Philea’s Disability Thematic Network meets with UN Special Rapporteur for Persons with Disabilities

Representatives from Philea’s Disability Thematic Network met Special Representative Gerard Quinn on 25 March to discuss EU legislation that protects the rights of persons with…
News - 8 April 2022

Stand up for Ukraine: Global fundraising campaign on Saturday 9 April

On 25 March 2022, the European Commission and the Government of Canada announced the launch of a global campaign to raise funding in support of people fleeing the invasion of Ukraine, in partnership with international advocacy organisation Global Citizen.
News - 7 April 2022

500 foundations around the world commit to climate action

500 foundations worldwide have committed to taking meaningful climate action by signing the #PhilanthropyForClimate commitments. Although these foundations differ in terms of their missions, geographic locations, size and scope, they have pledged to take action by integrating climate across their work.
News - 6 April 2022

The Journalism Funders Forum calls for “public-benefit journalism” to be recognised as a public-benefit purpose in tax law

President von der Leyen announced in her 2021 State of the Union address that the European Commission would safeguard the pluralism and independence of the media in…
News - 30 March 2022

Shifting funding practices: Questions and outcomes shared at the 3rd edition of the “What if? Reimagining philanthropy” event series  

Prior to the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Center for Effective Philanthropy examined the state of practice in philanthropy regarding multiyear general operating support. They…
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