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News - 25 October 2021

Vladimir Potanin Foundation receives approx. €1.2 billion endowment

The founder of the Vladimir Potanin Foundation has announced plans to create an endowment worth 100 billion rubles (approx. €1.2 billion) for the foundation over the next…
News - 24 October 2021

Climate & European philanthropy infrastructure: where do we stand ahead of COP26?

Ahead of the COP26 in Glasgow next month, we are shedding a light on how philanthropy infrastructure organisations are accelerating climate action across the sector.
News - 22 October 2021

Climate Crisis and the G20: Putting words into deeds

Stefan Schurig, Secretary-General of Foundations Platform F20, shares his personal reflection on the F20 Climate Solutions Forum, hosted in Milan (Italy) on 29-30 September 2021.
News - 20 October 2021

EFC and Dafne Annual Conference 2022 Barcelona – trailer

Check out the trailer for the EFC and Dafne Annual General Assembly and Conference 2022, in Barcelona, from 30 May to 1 June. For more on the EFC’s AGA and…
News - 19 October 2021

Interview with Rosa Gallego: “We cannot but need to address the climate challenge. Foundations are responsible citizens of this world”

In this interview, Rosa Gallego (Spanish Association of Foundations) discusses the role of philanthropy in tackling climate change, philanthropy ecosystem developments, community philanthropy movement and her personal story.
News - 18 October 2021

An EU Civil Society Strategy: Why Do We Need It?

Last week the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights in Vienna held its annual conference Fundamental Rights Forum (FRF), which after last year's fully online edition, took a format of the hybrid event. FRF is a unique platform for dialogue about the most pressing human rights challenges that Europe faces today and one of the sessions of the conference "An EU civil society strategy: Why do we need it?" was organised by our member, the Hungarian Donors Forum. Veronika Móra, Hungarian Donors Forum, shares her insights in this blog post.
News - 12 October 2021

EFC, ClimateWorks Foundation and The Hour is Late publish “Foundation funding for climate change mitigation”

View the report The EFC, the ClimateWorks Foundation and The Hour is Late have published “Foundation funding for climate…
News - 11 October 2021

International Day of the Girl Child conference

https://philea.eu/uploads/2021/10/N6GKJE-H-gk7nhGf.mp4   The International Day of the Girl Child Conference has been organised by UNICEF, UNFPA and UN Women in Turkey, in partnership with Aydın Doğan Foundation, since 2015…
News - 7 October 2021

Have your say at the Civil Society Convention on the Conference the Future of Europe!

The Convention on the Conference on the Future of Europe a civil society run mechanism to collect civil society input into the Conference on the Future of Europe of…
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.
News - 6 October 2021

European Day of Foundations and Donors sees launch of ‘Comparative Highlights of Foundation Laws’ amongst Europe-wide celebrations

On 1 October Philanthropy Advocacy published “Comparative Highlights of Foundation Laws” a broad, comparative overview of the diverse legal and fiscal environments of foundations, across 40 countries,…
News - 6 October 2021

A warm EFC welcome to our newest members and affiliates

The EFC welcomes its latest members and affiliates to its worldwide network of philanthropic organisations! To find out more on EFC membership and what it can provide visit…
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