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News - 9 June 2022

“Philanthropy United – The Time is Now” – the highlights from the Philea Forum 2022

The Philea Forum 2022 took place on 30 May - 1 June 2022 in Barcelona, hosted by "la Caixa" Foundation, exploring "Philanthropy United - The Time is Now".
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.
News - 30 May 2022

New Philea study maps the journey of Child and Youth Participation in Philanthropy

Philea’s Children and Youth Thematic Network has published a study “Child and youth participation in philanthropy ‒ Stories of transformation” mapping the journey of how…
News - 23 May 2022

Philea publishes “Future-proofing foundations for a post-Covid-19 world” covering changing practices in institutional philanthropy in Europe since the Covid-19 pandemic

Exploring the changing practices in institutional philanthropy in Europe since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, the new mapping from Philea, “Future-proofing foundations for a post-Covid-19…
News - 23 May 2022

Brieuc Van Damme becomes CEO of King Baudouin Foundation

Brieuc Van Damme officially took over the helm on 1 May from Luc Tayart, who had steered the foundation as CEO for almost 30 years.
News - 20 May 2022

Conference on the Future of Europe: What’s in it for philanthropy?

If one thing has become clear during the Covid-19 pandemic and the recent Russian aggression against Ukraine, it is that there are real questions on the future of Europe. To…
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.
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.
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