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News - 18 August 2022

EESC presses for empowerment of European civil society in EU policy design

In the framework of the 2023 European Commission work programme, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has called for empowering European civil society and involving…
News - 17 August 2022

Amgen Foundation commits further $30 million to LabXchange, free science education platform

The Amgen Foundation has committed an additional $30 million to the LabXchange initiative, a free online science educational platform providing users with…
News - 4 August 2022

How to make a foundation data-driven with the Data Science Group

Making the decision to become a foundation that puts data at the centre of its activity requires not just a vision, but the ability to translate that vision into practical…
News - 18 July 2022

Czech EU Presidency, the War in Ukraine, and the role of philanthropy

From 1 July to 31 December, the Council of the European Union is being chaired by the Czech Republic. While the French presidency was marked by a clear commitment toward…
News - 8 July 2022

Philea launches call for data for latest mapping of European environmental funding

Philea’s European Environmental Funders Group has launched a call for data for the latest edition of its environmental funding mapping, building upon the success of…
News - 7 July 2022

Time for action – policymakers call on philanthropy to support implementation of the Social Economy Action Plan

Now is the time to put the Social Economy Action Plan into action, as policymakers are increasingly recognising the role that philanthropy plays in today’s societies. With the Social Economy…
News - 5 July 2022

Vice-President Schinas recognises role of philanthropy in fighting for European values in the context of Ukraine and beyond

European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas has highlighted philanthropy’s role in promoting the same values of integration, fairness, and inclusion that have driven the EU’s assistance of…
News - 1 July 2022

Organisational Development – Unpacking the Unconference 2022

Just before the start of the Philea Forum 2022, Philea hosted its first Organisational Development Support Unconference in Barcelona on 29 May, a self-organising event with no pre-determined agenda,…
News - 30 June 2022

Philea engages in 2022 Civil Society Days

From 15 to 17 March, the European Economic and Social Committee held its annual Civil Society Days. Under the overarching theme of “The European Union as…
News - 28 June 2022

What are the key elements for success when it comes to foundations, science and equality? Highlights from the Research Forum Conference 2022

Four long years after the last Research Forum Conference in Hanover in 2018, the Research Forum came together in Lisbon on 21-22 April, at the home of…
News - 28 June 2022

New tools for collaboration between the European Union and philanthropy

InvestEU: Exploring ways for the EU and philanthropy to co-invest The European Commission, together with Philea and EVPA, invited the European foundation…
News - 27 June 2022

Zagoriy Foundation publishes “Charity in times of war” analysing NGO and charity sector in Ukraine since the Russian invasion

The Zagoriy Foundation has published “Charity in times of war” a qualitative study of the NGO and charity sector in Ukraine since…
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