News - 29 August 2019

The right time to do right is always right now

The EFC is turning 30, an accomplishment in its own right. Yet, we can think of far more than 30 reasons to celebrate achievements by philanthropy in Europe. Past EFC…
News - 22 July 2019

A warm welcome to our newest members

The EFC welcomes its latest members to its worldwide network of philanthropic organisations! To find out more on EFC membership and what it can provide visit here.
News - 14 June 2019

EFC Children’s Thematic Network kick-off meeting

The kick-off meeting for the EFC’s Children’s Thematic Network will take place in Brussels on 3-4 December 2019, bringing together EFC members involved in children’s issues to formulate a…
News - 4 June 2019

EFC to launch Thematic Network focusing on children

On 22 May, during the 2019 EFC Annual General Assembly and Conference in Paris, an exploratory meeting on the formation of a children’s network was organised with 23 EFC…
News - 24 May 2019

Closing Plenary Paris 2019 – Fraternité & Philanthropie

The EFC’s 30th Annual General Assembly and Conference ended with a closing plenary on fraternité and philanthropy, bringing together the conversations from the past three days and looking ahead…
News - 6 May 2019

Talent is Universal – Opportunity is Not

So true. This point was eloquently driven home by the story of the eight-year-old homeless refugee who just won the New York State Chess Championship. We need…
News - 29 April 2019

IKEA Foundation provides €33 million endowment to Ingvar Kamprad Design Centre at Lund University

The IKEA Foundation has provided a €33 million endowment to secure the development of the next generation of industrial-design professionals at the…
News - 16 April 2019

The Fritt Ord Foundation Prize for 2019 awarded to Nature and Youth and to Greta Thunberg

The Fritt Ord Foundation Prize for 2019 has been awarded to the environmental organisation, Nature and Youth and to prominent climate protester, Greta Thunberg. The…
News - 12 April 2019

OECD Forum 2019

The OECD Forum brings together high-level government representatives, from OECD member countries and key partners, with stakeholders from civil society, business, trade unions, philanthropy, academia and media to discuss world…
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…