• EFC

    EFC Arts and Culture Network explained

    Established in March 2017, the Thematic Network for Arts and Culture network is the most recent initiative undertaken by the EFC. Art and culture are among the most funded areas our members are active in, highlighting the level of activity in this sector.

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    Newly established EFC Thematic Network on arts and culture meets to discuss audience engagement

    Following establishment of a new thematic network focusing on arts and culture, the EFC and members met for the first time to discuss the importance of audience engagement in this sector. Art and culture is one of the top five areas that our members support, hence the need to create a platform that brings those involved together to pool ideas and create a strategy that can identify challenges and address them.

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    Welcome on board to the newest EFC Members and Affiliates

    A family foundation with roots deep in the Finnish forest industry and a Spanish foundation with clear cultural, humanistic and scientific commitments…take a few minutes to find out all about the latest Member and Affiliate entries into the EFC family!

    • Philanthropy sector

    New Book Explores “Giving While Living” Approach to Philanthropy

    On the 18 of September, the Atlantic Philanthropies released Atlantic Insights: Giving While Living, a 56-page publication that explores Founder Charles “Chuck” Feeney’s long-standing belief in “Giving While Living”.

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    Kultura Nova Foundation launches call for papers for upcoming conference

    Kultura Nova Foundation has launched a call for papers for their conference, “Participatory Governance in Culture: Exploring Practices, Theories and Policies. DO IT TOGETHER”. This international and interdisciplinary conference intends to address a number of issues and concerns about the challenges, limitations and perspectives that cultural research, practices and policies are increasingly facing around the concept of participatory governance in culture.

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    The laureates of two Evens Foundation prizes have been announced – the 2017 Prize for Peace Education and the 2017 Prize for Media Education

    The Evens Prize for Peace Education 2017 has been won by New-Bridge Integrated College, Northern Ireland and the fifth Evens Prize for Media Education 2017 has been awarded to Zalab, Rome, Italy for its Project Otherness.

    • Philanthropy sector

    International Design for All Foundation Good Practice Awards 2017

    In 2016 the Design for All Foundation recognised as 36 Good Practice projects, products and services. These selected candidates are now eligible for the International Design for All Foundation Good Practices Awards 2017.

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    Nominating process for the Tällberg Global Leaders and Leadership Prize now open

    The Board of the Tällberg Foundation have recently launched the Tällberg Global Leaders and the Tällberg Global Leadership Prize. The initiative aims to achieve two goals; firstly, to honour great leaders and hopefully inspire others to imitate them, and secondly, to provoke a conversation about new kinds of leadership and encourage people to demand more from leaders who disappoint them.

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    Fritt Ord’s Digital Lives project comes to Philanthropy House

    The European Foundation Centre is excited to introduce the public to the thought-provoking work of the Fritt Ord Foundation. An exhibition, named ‘Digital Lives’, will be held at Philanthropy House from the 8th of February until the end of March and it promises to be an incredibly unique opportunity for all attendees.

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    Call for the 11th edition of the Carlos V European Awards is now open

    The Carlos V European Awards, organised by the European Academy of Yuste Foundation, recognise the role carried out by the leading characters and driving forces behind the European building process. The awards were created with the purpose of rewarding individuals, organisations, projects or initiatives that have contributed to the general knowledge and exaltation of the cultural, social, scientific and historical values of Europe.