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News - 21 January 2022

Discovering Data Trusts with the Data Science Group

The first Data Science Talk of 2022 took place on the 14 January and zoomed in on the topic of Data Trusts. The data environment has power imbalances and this…
News - 19 January 2022

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation grants €1.1 million to social organisations affected by Covid-19 pandemic

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation has approved €1.1 million worth of grants to support social organisations affected by the pandemic in order to support their resilience and…
News - 6 January 2022

Gerry Salole appointed as Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Cultural Foundation

Gerry Salole, former Chief Executive of the EFC, has been appointed as Chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Cultural Foundation.
News - 17 December 2021

The enabling environment for philanthropy at ERNOP Conference 2021

Under the title “Barriers to cross-border philanthropy and how to overcome them”, the academic community researching philanthropy discussed the enabling environment for philanthropy on 3 December 2021. The annual ERNOP Conference was planned to take place in Dublin from 2 to 3 December 2021 but had to move to a virtual format. This was a great opportunity for academic researchers to connect and discuss with practitioners the EU policy agenda for the public good.
News - 16 December 2021

Mozaik Foundation to speak at EC Social Economy launch event

To mark the launch of the Social Economy Action Plan earlier this month, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit is organising a hybrid gathering on 16 December…
News - 15 December 2021

European Commission and the foundation sector explore new entry points for collaboration

Report of online workshop held 26 October 2021 Rationale for exploring collaborative efforts We are collectively facing multiple and multidimensional crises. If one thing became clear in the…
News - 14 December 2021

Imagining the Future of Europe Together – EuroPhilantopics 2021

On 8 December, one day after the launch of Philea, the new European platform for philanthropy which brings together Dafne and EFC, we hosted the 2021 EuroPhilantopics conference. This year’s…
News - 13 December 2021

Connection, interaction, and engagement with the Family Foundations Roundtable

The first Family Foundations Roundtable centred on the themes of connection, interaction, and engagement. This session was co-hosted by the EFC and MAVA Foundation and saw Delphine Moralis, Chief Executive…
News - 13 December 2021

New impact investment vehicle for independent media, Pluralis B.V. launched

Pluralis B.V., an impact investment vehicle for media companies that provide independent, quality reporting in countries in Europe where a plural media is at risk, was launched on 29 November.
News - 10 December 2021

EU Social Economy Action Plan opens a new chapter for philanthropy

View as PDF Brussels, 10 December – The European Commission released its Social Economy Action Plan on 9 December, which recognises the important role of…
News - 7 December 2021

Two major European philanthropy associations to converge into one united voice for the sector – Philea, Philanthropy Europe Association

Brussels, 7 December, 2021 – Today, Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (Dafne) and the European Foundation Centre (EFC) announced their convergence into a stronger, unified platform: Philea – Philanthropy…
News - 7 December 2021

New children’s participation in philanthropy infographic published

A new infographic, first published during the Children and Youth Thematic Network webinar on 25 November, gives a first taste of the picture that is emerging from the data…
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