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Cvjetana Plavsa-Matic
Opinions - 15 April 2020

A Letter from the Frontline – Value of Croatian Civil Society in time of double crisis

This blog was first published on EURACTIV on 14 April. Civil society organisations have been significantly disrupted by the COVID-19 crisis. In Croatia the…
Ayşe Gürsöz
Opinions - 15 April 2020

What does solidarity look like in times of coronavirus?

Whether you are adjusting to a new reality of sheltering in place, struck by major economic shifts, or have impacted loved ones –– one sure thing is that you…
Matteo Bagnasco
Opinions - 2 April 2020

Cultural welfare – What role can the arts play in the health and well-being of citizens?

The publication of the New Agenda for Culture by the European Commission in 2018 was a significant development for people working in the field of culture as it widened the…
Massimo Lapucci
Opinions - 1 April 2020

Philanthropy cannot self-isolate, and good ideas should never be quarantined

This article was originally posted on 27th March in Alliance Magazine. We are inundated, and appalled, every day with images, data and words all…
André Wilkens
Opinions - 27 March 2020

Definitely Maybe: Europe’s moment of solidarity

This could be a strong European moment. A moment where people understand how important it is to have European friends who support each other, a moment when you share…
Carola Carazzone
Opinions - 25 March 2020

Flexibility and freedom of foundation funding can boost third sector during Coronavirus crisis

This article first appeared in Vita on 16 March. The English translation first appeared in Alliance on 17 March. Let’s…
Francesca Limana
Opinions - 23 March 2020

we are community, we are Humana Civilitas

This blog is a message that Francesca Limana, Head of Communications at Fondazione Adriano Olivetti in Rome, sent on Friday to her friends and…
Tine Wickers
Opinions - 16 March 2020

“Our Goals”

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) concern us all. They deal with how we interact with each other, society and nature. A new initiative has been…
Tine Wickers
Opinions - 19 February 2020

Virtually everyone’s a winner – Nordea-fonden sets up electronic board meetings

Our recent introduction of electronic board meetings is a huge step forward for us in terms of improving the foundation’s relationship with grantees, as the time needed to process their…
Madeleine Clarke
Opinions - 10 February 2020

The European Social Catalyst Fund

This blog was first published on the DAFNE website on 30 January. The European Social Catalyst Fund (ESCF) is a…
Jovana Trifunovic
Opinions - 30 January 2020

“Philanthropy in the digital age”

“Philanthropy in the digital age” is an ERSTE Foundation Talk Europe! video with Lucy Bernholz “First we have to figure out how to make technology work…
Erica Cadbury
Opinions - 29 January 2020

100 years of the Barrow Cadbury Trust

This blog was originally posted on the Barrow Cadbury Trust website on 23 January. This year is our centenary.  For the last hundred years…
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