• EFC Member

    King Baudouin Foundation releases key figures of 2017

    EFC member, King Baudouin Foundation, has released interesting and exciting data about their movements in 2017! 

    • EFC Member

    Fondazione CON IL SUD announces ten projects fighting migrant exploitation

    EFC member Fondazione CON IL SUD have recently announced ten new projects surrounding migration exploitation. These new initiatives come following the ‘Immigration call for proposals’ released by the foundations in support of labour integration and the fight against trafficking and sexual exploitation of migrants in the southern regions of Italy (Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Puglia, Sardinia, and Sicily). 

    • EFC Member

    City Bridge Trust launches new grant programme to tackle inequality

    EFC member City Bridge Trust has recently launched its new grant programme ‘Bridging Divides’. This initiative comes following an extensive review of its funding and will now see approximately £100 million distributed over the next five years to tackle inequality across London. 

    • EFC

    Philanthropy House hosts exhibition by ROMANI ‘My Identity, My Freedom: Expressing Culture Through Fashion’

    ERSTE Foundation, The EFC and EVPA invite you to join the opening of the ROMANI exhibition on 6 March at 16:30 in Philanthropy House. ROMANI Design, created by sisters Erika Varga and Helena Varga, is the first Roma studio with the aim of raising awareness about the culture and heritage of both Hungarian and Roma cultures within the fashion community.

    • EFC

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation celebrates 10th Annual Letter by answering your questions about their work

    As the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation celebrates the publication of their 10th Annual Letter in 2018, they answer ten tough questions that they are regularly faced with. Inviting anyone who is interested to get involved and propose their own questions, they will answer as honestly and forthrightly as they can, hoping to spread their optimism about the future! 

    • EFC

    Barilla hosts 8th International Forum on Food and Nutrition

    Held on December 4-5 2017, the 8th edition of the Barilla International Forum took place in Milan. High on the agenda were discussions surrounding food security, climate change and migration, sustainable food systems at the national and urban level, and European agricultural reform. The forum gave a voice to new generations, involving young leaders from all over the world in two initiatives; the Food Sustainability Media Award for professional journalists and emerging talent in journalism, and the BCFNYES! contest designed to reward young researchers and projects focusing on food and sustainability.

    • EFC

    Bertelsmann Stiftung releases “Social Inclusion in Poland: Catching Up at an Uneven Speed”

    Poland is growing faster than the rest of Europe, and is consequently catching up to wealthier countries. Rising incomes and declining unemployment rates are creating opportunities and prosperity for a growing majority of people. While still related to the level of per capita income, the degree of social inclusion is relatively high compared to other EU member states, and is continuing to improve. However, some vulnerable groups participate in society to a lesser degree than what might be deemed fair.

    • EFC

    Yuste Foundation announces deadline for the submission of nominations of the Carlos V European Award

    Established by the European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation, the Carlos V European Award aims to reward the work of people, organisations, projects or initiatives that have contributed to the general knowledge and enhancement of Europe’s culture, social, scientific and historical values, as well as encouraging construction and integration. 

    • EFC

    Barrow Cadbury Trust welcomes applications for the post of Director – Fair by Design programme

    Barrow Cadbury Trust is looking for a Director to lead and manage an exciting, collaborative, initiative to end the ‘poverty premium’ in 10 years.  The poverty premium is a term for people in poverty paying more for goods and services – such as energy, insurance, etc. – than those with higher incomes.

    • Philanthropy sector

    Community philanthropy bolsters solidarity with refugees and asylum seekers in Europe

    Messina, the city in Sicily which has received a major part of the 700,000 refugees which have landed in Italy since 2011, is today and tomorrow hosting a European meeting on community foundations’ response to refugees and asylum seekers.