World Development Report 2015 Presentation

    ​The longstanding relationship the World Bank has with the European Foundation Centre ensured that Philanthropy House was a pertinent location to discuss the findings of this year’s World Development Report on 26 January. The theme: ‘Mind, Society and Behaviour’ was described by EFC Chief Executive Gerry Salole as a ‘breath of fresh air’, who noted […]

    • Philanthropy sector

    2015 European Year for Development: what is it and how to get involved?

    ‘Our world, our dignity, our future’ – the motto for the European Year for Development (EYD2015) inspires us to look forward together to build a better world for everyone, something that foundations do on a daily basis. It is the first ever European Year to deal with the European Union’s external action and Europe’s role […]

    • EFC

    Forum for Roma Inclusion study visit in Kyustendil, Bulgaria

    On 1-2 December 2014, the EFC’s Forum for Roma Inclusion held a study visit in Kyustendil, Bulgaria. This study visit was hosted and co-organised with the Trust for Social Achievement who is active in Kyustendil and supports a range of initiatives to help improve the situation of Roma in this city, which is located approximately […]

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    Study explores role of foundations in family farming

    The EFC’s European Foundations for Family Farming (E4F) network has launched a new exploratory study, ‘Foundations and Family Farming: Exploratory Study on Strategies, Operational Practices, and Learning’​, as part of the UN’s International Year on Family Farming (IYFF). The launch took place during a public conference held in cooperation with the European Economic and Social […]

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    EFC, COF, DAFNE and WINGS co-sign letter sent to President of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

    Today EFC and a coalition of signatories (the Council On Foundations (COF), Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (dafne), and the Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) sent a letter to Roger Wilkins, AO, President of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) recommending and encouraging FATF to formally recognise and develop a formal process for […]