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News - 8 December 2018

Fonds 1818 issues first call for applications for projects supporting financial self-reliance

In recent years, Dutch EFC member 1818 Fonds has been exploring what is being done to promote financial self-reliance in the Netherlands. The fund is looking to support new…
News - 6 December 2018

ECCVAT publishes recommendations on new VAT rules proposed by European Commission

The European Charities’ Committee on Value-Added Tax (ECCVAT) has published its recommendations for changes to the VAT rules proposed by the European Commission earlier this year.
News - 1 December 2018

EFC Members prominent in world and European top private donors list 2018

City A.M.s fifth edition of the the World Charity Donor list, ranking institutional private charity donors in both Europe and around the world. EFC Members are…
News - 26 November 2018

The EFC co-signs a statement in support of civil society titled ”Civil society on the frontline – 5 points for EU action” at the Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights in Brussels on the 26-27 November

The EFC has co-signed a statement in support of civil society titled ”Civil society on the frontline – 5 points for EU action” at the Annual Colloquium…
News - 14 November 2018

The next round of EU Supra National Risk Assessment (SNRA), in the context of the Anti-Money Laundering Directive, starts with a first meeting with the philanthropic sector on the 30th November

The next round of EU Supra National Risk Assessment (SNRA), in the context of the Anti-Money Laundering Directive, starts with a first meeting with the philanthropic sector on the 30th…
News - 23 October 2018

The EFFIO Group autumn meeting advances investment peer-learning and topical exchanges on current issues

The European Foundation Financial and Investment Officer Group (EFFIO) met in Hilversum, the Netherlands, on the 4th-5th of October to delve into a variety of issues and topical debates. Hosted…
News - 17 October 2018

The recording from the 17 October webinar on ”How philanthropy can engage with FATF in shaping counter-terrorism and money laundering policies

The recording from the 17 October webinar on ”How philanthropy can engage with FATF in shaping counter-terrorism and money laundering policies” with the…
News - 10 October 2018

The time is ripe for a European Single Market for Philanthropy

The time is ripe for a European Single Market for Philanthropy Brussels, 10 October 2018 – Yesterday evening’s lively debate in the European Parliament hosted by MEP Ivana Maletic (EPP/HR), and…
News - 10 October 2018

Philanthropic Leadership Platform: China-Europe 2018 Highlights

The third edition of the Philanthropic Leadership Platform: China-Europe took place on the 10-16 September 2018, in Philanthropy House, Brussels. The Philanthropic Leadership Platform: China-Europe is an intensive, peer-led leadership…
News - 4 October 2018

The third edition of the EFC Philanthropic Leadership Platform – China-Europe highlights the cross-cultural commonalities in philanthropy

Philanthropic organisations across the globe are grappling with the same fundamental questions around impact, effecting change, and understanding their role in taking on societal challenges. Built on the EFC’s firm…
News - 26 September 2018

EFC presents a report on the legal parameters of foundation operating environments to Zurich seminar on foundation supervision principles and practices

EFC’s Enabling Environment Manager, Hanna Surmatz, has delivered a presentation on the key trends of foundation supervision from a comparative perspective to 130 participants at the Zurich seminar on ”What type of…
News - 26 September 2018

EFC Policy and Programmes Director Maria Orejas appointed to European Commission Expert Group on Social Economy and Social Enterprises

In her capacity as EFC Policy and Programmes Director, Maria Orejas has been appointed to the European Commission Expert Group on Social Economy and Social Enterprises. The group is a…
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