The EFC is pleased to announce the launch of the Next Generation programme for 2017.The initiative aims to enable the new generation of professionals in philanthropy to learn about the European Foundation Centre; the state of institutional philanthropy both in Europe and internationally; and key issues and trends of the sector. Created in 2010, the programme furthers the EFC’s commitment to advance learning and knowledge development in the sector, as laid out in the EFC Strategic Framework 2016-2022. The Next Gen programme is embedded in the EFC annual conference, giving participants a chance to network and share with leading philanthropy professionals from Europe and around the world. This year the conference takes place in Warsaw from 31 May until 2 June 2017.

Next Gen is designed for 10 to 12 professionals who have recently taken up a job in the philanthropic sector.

Participants should meet the following criteria:

  • Work for an EFC member
  • Have not attended a previous EFC AGA and Conference
  • Have the support of their supervisor to participate in the programme
  • Are comfortable in the conference working language (English)
  • Are at the start of their professional career or have recently made a career change from another sector

If interested in applying for the Next Gen programme, go to the Next Gen 2017 page for more details on this year’s programme and how to apply.