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Press Release - 3 June 2022

European philanthropy community unites to address society’s interconnected and ever-growing challenges

Against the backdrop of the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, and with just 8 years remaining to meet the targets set by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, more than 700 philanthropy professionals gathered this week in Barcelona for the first-ever Philea Forum, “Philanthropy United – The Time Is Now,” hosted by Philea member “la Caixa” Foundation.
Press Release - 19 May 2022

Active Philanthropy and the Philanthropy Europe Association launch the Climate + Philanthropy Compact Learning Journey

Active Philanthropy and Philea are launching an online course to equip the philanthropy sector with tools to climate-align their grantmaking, investment portfolios and operations.
Press Release - 16 March 2022

Press Release: Key partners from the European philanthropy sector launch ‘Philanthropy for Ukraine’ & ‘NGOs for Ukraine’ online portals 

15 March 2022 – Key partners from across the philanthropy sector have today launched the integrated online portals PhilanthropyForUkraine.eu and NGOforUkraine.eu. The…
Press Release - 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…
Press Release - 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…
Press Release - 7 October 2021

Serbia’s breakthrough on the World Giving Index: A review of charity activities in Serbia

On the occasion of October 1, the European Day of Foundations and Donors, the Serbian Philanthropy Forum has accomplished a review of charity activities in Serbia, disclosing the great progress made on the world giving index. Read the main outcomes explained by Veran Matić, Director of the Serbian Philanthropy Forum.
Press Release - 1 October 2021

STUDY: Most comprehensive overview to date of legal and fiscal regulations of foundations in Europe

Research commissioned by Dafne and EFC underscores need for a single market for philanthropy and the public good.
Press Release - 22 July 2021

Danièle Wagener and Yves Kuhn appointed to the Board of Directors of the Fondation de Luxembourg

Fondation de Luxembourg, member of Dafne, has appointed Danièle Wagener and Yves Kuhn to the Board of Directors.
Press Release - 27 April 2021

Richard Brogle appointed new Managing Director of Swiss Foundations

SwissFoundations has appointed Richard Brogle as its new Managing Director.
Press Release - 22 January 2021

Dafne Announces New Chair and Board Member

Carola Carazzone, Secretary General of Assifero, Italy, and Carol Mack, Chief Executive of UK’s ACF, elected to Dafne’s Board of Directors
Press Release - 25 November 2020

Press release: New publication shares best practices in organising accessible events

View the publication Brussels, 25 November 2020 – Today the European Foundation Centre (EFC) launched a new publication featuring eight case studies by European foundations, who…
Press Release - 2 October 2020

Europe’s momentum to unleash private resources for public good

European policy makers and foundations aligned to make the necessary steps to foster cross-border philanthropy
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