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News - 10 November 2021

Philanthropy on the central stage at EU Slovenian Presidency Social Economy Week

On October 13th Delphine Moralis spoke at the EU Social Economy week organised during the Slovenian Presidency. She outlines the diversity of the sector stating that philanthropy refers to foundations,…
News - 10 November 2021

Call for session proposals for 2022 European Philanthropy Conference

The call for proposals is now closed. The night is darkest just before the dawn. Against the backdrop of the greatest crisis faced since World…
News - 10 November 2021

Discovering data labs – highlights from the fourth edition of the Data Science Talks

The EFC Data Science Group held the fourth of its Data Science Talks on the 27 October looking at Data Labs and how utilising data can help social enterprises and…
News - 9 November 2021

European Cultural Foundation’s Culture of Solidarity Fund nominated for European Cultural Brand Award

The European Cultural Foundation‘s Culture of Solidarity Fund has been nominated for European Cultural Brand Award in the category of “European…
News - 8 November 2021

Investing with a climate lens with the Philanthropic Leadership Platform: India-Europe

The third webinar of the first edition of the Philanthropic Leadership Platform: India-Europe, undertaken in partnership with the Asian Venture Philanthropy Association (AVPN), took place on…
News - 3 November 2021

PEX reflections: ‘Trust’ in donor-charity relationships

Reflecting on his first PEX session, James Macdonald of Beacon Collaborative explores one of the central themes which emerged – trust and, specifically, its importance in developing long-term relationships between donors and charities.
News - 3 November 2021

Zagoriy Foundation publishes “Charitable Giving as Viewed by Ukrainians in 2021”

The Zagoriy Foundation has published “Charitable Giving as Viewed by Ukrainians in 2021” a study analysing key trends in charity in Ukraine and identifying…
News - 3 November 2021

Let us not give up the ghost on foundations, but engage with it.

Professor Tobias Jung explains how using a spectral lens helps building a more nuanced understanding of foundations by re-orientating inquiry into, engagement with, and perceptions of foundations’ peculiarities, practices and promises.
News - 2 November 2021

What if? Imagining climate-positive philanthropy

On 27 October, the Next Philanthropy project hosted the event "What if every foundation cared about climate?" as part of its "What if? Reimagining philanthropy" series.
News - 2 November 2021

What if every foundation cared about climate?

We are all climate funders in a world that is shaped by the climate crisis. Eva Rehse, Executive Director of Global Greengrants Fund UK, provides four suggestions for how foundations can begin their journey into climate philanthropy, including the one thing all endowed foundations should do today.
News - 27 October 2021

Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity awarded to Global Covenant of Mayors

The Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity has been awarded to the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM) for its climate leadership across…
News - 26 October 2021

EFC Annual Conference 2021 Vienna – Closing plenary

Watch the Closing plenary of the EFC Annual Conference 2021 in Vienna. Hosted by ERSTE Stiftung, the Closing plenary took place on 20 October, wrapping up the…
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