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News - 6 June 2017

Making a positive impact on Roma communities throughout Europe

20 participants of the EFC annual conference met to discuss the future of private donor funding on Roma inclusion. The EFC’s Forum for Roma Inclusion presented results from a mapping of…
News - 20 December 2016

May we all learn the true value of living and letting live

I am sitting in my office preparing for the closure of this year and thinking (rather than looking) forward to the beginning of the next and find little solace in…
News - 15 November 2016

Environmental funding – an overview

It is a pleasure for me to introduce the third EFC mapping of environmental funding by European foundations. In his forward to the mapping, European Commissioner for…
News - 14 June 2016

Community Philanthropy: it’s a thing, and you need to know about it

This post originally appeared on the Oxfam “From Poverty to Power” blog on 2 June. It’s almost always the same argument. Or excuse. Governments joining the…
News - 28 January 2016

The Commons as a path for philanthropy to catalyse system change

In its quest to promote deep progressive change within society, philanthropy is often blamed for addressing the symptoms rather than the roots of problems. In other words, we seem to…