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News - 25 March 2019

Pioneering academic research on Finnish foundations 1917—2017

The significance of the role of foundations in funding academic research over the last 100 years is revealed in a research study ‘Support troops for Science’ (‘Tieteen tukijoukot’).
News - 25 March 2019

The Carnegie UK Trust releases report following the conclusion of its Twin Towns project

The Carnegie UK Trust has released a report, ”Journeys of Understanding: Domestic twinning as an approach to improving town capacity and wellbeing” with…
News - 22 March 2019

Foundations vote for Europe: Felix Oldenburg, DAFNE Chair

Felix Oldenburg, Secretary General of the Association of German Foundations and Chair of DAFNE on the launch of the European Philanthropy Manifesto.
Press Release - 22 March 2019

European Philanthropy manifesto calling for a single market for Philanthropy

On Wednesday evening the European Philanthropy Manifesto, including four key recommendations to introduce a Single Market for Philanthropy, was launched at Philanthropy House in Brussels in the presence of over 60 policymakers from the European Commission, European Parliament, Member States, EESC, OECD and representatives from the philanthropy and civil society sectors.
News - 22 March 2019

The European Philanthropy Manifesto launched at Philanthropy House

The European Philanthropy Manifesto, a joint initiative of DAFNE and the EFC, was launched yesterday at Philanthropy House, Brussels. European foundations,…
News - 22 March 2019

European Philanthropy Manifesto calling for a Single Market for Philanthropy

Brussels, 22 March 2019 – On Wednesday evening the European Philanthropy Manifesto, including four key recommendations to introduce a Single Market for Philanthropy, was launched at Philanthropy House in Brussels…
News - 19 March 2019

DAFNE webinar in cooperation with ACF (UK): ‘Stronger foundations – An initiative to develop excellence’

DAFNE in cooperation with the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) organises the joint webinar ‘Stronger Foundations – An initiative to develop excellence’ that takes place on Tuesday, 2 April 2019.,
News - 19 March 2019

Get involved with a new study on philanthropy’s role in producing safe, healthy and just societies

Candid (formerly the Foundation Center) and Centris (Rethinking Poverty) are conducting a new study on philanthropy’s role in producing safe, healthy and just societies and…
Press Release - 18 March 2019

Press release: First ever EFC mapping of Arts & Culture funding by European foundations

Brussels, 7 March 2019 – Today the European Foundation Centre (EFC) launched ‘Arts and Culture at the Core of Philanthropy’, its first ever study gathering and analysing data on the topic…
News - 17 March 2019

MacArthur Foundation launches ‘100&Change’ competition for single $100 million grant

MacArthur is launching 100&Change, our competition for a single $100 million grant to help solve one of the world’s most critical social challenges. 100&Change remains open to organisations and…
News - 17 March 2019

Massimo Lapucci, EFC Chair and ”Putting a foot in Europe’s closing doors”

Massimo Lapucci, the EFC Chair since 2017, and Secretary General of Fondazione CRT, has written an article for Alliance magazine titled ”Putting a foot…
News - 16 March 2019

European Solidarity Corps 4 Youth – short term employment opportunities for young people across the EU

The European Solidarity Corps is offering short term employment opportunities for young people across the EU as a means of benefiting communities, societies and people around Europe…
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