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    Food Justice photography and video exhibition by “la Caixa” Foundation opens in Brussels

    Brussels, 2 June 2015 – The EFC is pleased to announce to opening of the ‘Food Justice, Sowing Hope’ photography and video exhibition at Philanthropy House in Brussels on 3 June at 18.30. The exhibition, commissioned, created and funded by EFC member “la Caixa” Foundation and supported by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the […]

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    Get the most out of your Poken

    Remember the Poken hands from Milan? You can now access the contacts you made and download the session presentations via the Poken portal. To get access, all you need to do is click on the link above and log in using the username and password on the back of your Poken USB. If you have […]

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    Pier Mario Vello awarded the 4th EFC Compass Prize

    The 4th EFC Compass Prize was awarded posthumously to the late Pier Mario Vello, former Secretary General of Fondazione Cariplo, during the Opening Plenary of the EFC’s 26th AGA and Conference in Milan.

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    EFC Annual Review 2014 and other highlights from the 2015 AGA

    The EFC 2014 Annual Review and Financial Figures were approved during the Annual General Assembly of members in Milan on 21 May 2015.

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    European foundations join forces to support unaccompanied minors

    During the EFC’s Annual General Assembly and Conference, Fondazione Cariplo and Compagnia di San Paolo have joined forces with a group of several EFC members to support unaccompanied minors arriving in Europe.

    • Philanthropy sector

    The latest UK Giving report shows that half of British men do nothing for charity

    Just under half (48%) of British men fail to support good causes or get involved in social action in a typical month, say figures recently by the Charities Aid Foundation. Men are much less likely than women to be involved in supporting causes across all types of giving, including volunteering, donating money and sponsorship, says […]

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    EFC Conference in Milan inspires some 650 delegates with ‘visions and energy for change’

    EFC Conference in Milan inspires some 650 delegates with ‘visions and energy for change’ Brussels, 28 May 2015 – Just days after the opening of the World Expo 2015, around 650 key figures from the world of philanthropy addressed the global challenge of sustainable development at the European Foundation Centre’s Annual General Assembly (AGA) and […]

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    Jacobs Foundation has launched a new Africa Program TRECC

    The Jacobs Foundation has launched a new programme; Transforming Education in Cocoa Communities (TRECC). TRECC is a comprehensive, systematic approach to achieving sustainable social and economic change in Ivory Coast. TRECC’s general goal is to improve the living conditions of cocoa farmers and their families. The program will run from June 2015 until the end […]

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    Envisaging the Future of Philanthropy at EFC’s International Conference in Milan

    Milan, 20-22 May 2015 Brussels, 13 May 2015 – Just days after the opening of the World Expo 2015 in Milan, over 700 key figures from the world of philanthropy will convene at the European Foundation Centre’s Annual General Assembly (AGA) and Conference: “Philanthropy: Visions and Energy for Change” which takes place from 20-22 May […]

    • Philanthropy sector

    Polish Donors Forum launch handbook ”Standards for Corporate Foundations”

     On May 7th 2015 the Polish Donors Forum launched the handbook entitled “Standards for Corporate Foundations” – a set of guidelines to help in effective management of foundations established by companies in Poland. It constitutes the fruit of three years of joint work of 45 corporate foundations carried out by the Polish Donors Forum. The […]