A warm welcome to the newest EFC members and affiliates to join our community
30 January 2020
Spain, United States, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Belgium, Ireland
Other news from Spain
25 June 2020
”la Caixa” Foundation initiatives to address coronavirus
05 February 2020
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and ''la Caixa'' launch joint fund for arts and social inclusion in Portugal
Other news from United States
12 June 2020
The American Academy of Arts and Science publishes "Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century"
05 June 2020
Ford Foundation launches $50 million global fellowship programme to identify and develop the next generation of social justice leaders working to advance solutions to inequality
Other news from Netherlands
16 April 2020
Welcome to our newest members and affiliate!
19 March 2020
Welcome to the newest affiliates to join the EFC network!
Other news from Switzerland
20 November 2019
Swiss Federal Council refrains from making charitable foundations subject to the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI)
22 July 2019
A warm welcome to our newest members
Other news from United Kingdom
17 June 2020
The National Lottery Community Fund awards £30 million in funding to community groups tackling social isolation caused by COVID-19
15 May 2020
Julia Gillard announced as next Chair of Wellcome Trust
Other news from Belgium
16 January 2020
Evens Foundation launch call for applications for the new Evens Prize for Education
13 June 2019
Wecyclers receive the King Baudouin African Development Prize 2018-2019
Other news from Ireland
Other events in Spain
27 November 2019
EFC Research Forum workshop - Towards an impactful evidence-based research grant-making
10 - 11 June 2019
Inclusive Leadership Workshop
Other events in United States
11 June 2020
Publication launch - "Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century"
24 September 2019
Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition workshop - ''Fixing the Business of Food''
Other events in Netherlands
07 - 08 March 2020
Mama Cash Feminist Festival 2020
29 October 2019
EFC Diversity, Migration and Integration network and EPIM joint meeting - Addressing Irregularity
Other events in Switzerland
Other events in United Kingdom
Other events in Ireland
Other exhibitions from Ireland
Other good-practices from Spain
Other good-practices from United States
Other good-practices from Netherlands
Other good-practices from United Kingdom
Other good-practices from Belgium
Other blogs from Spain
29 June 2020
That we are living through difficult times is clear for all to see
21 March 2016
On Galicia’s Way of St. James: A Formula for Development via Technology Transfer
Other blogs from United States
Other blogs from Switzerland
Other blogs from United Kingdom
Other blogs from Belgium
Other blogs from Ireland
Other videos from United Kingdom
Other Children and Youth Resources
23 June 2020
The African Youth Digital Innovation Platform
03 - 05 June 2021
EFC AGA and Conference 2021 - Foundations and the new normal. How to innovate philanthropy?
Other Democracy Resources
09 July 2020
Watchdog Journalism for Change
22 June 2020
European Court declares that Hungary’s foreign-funding restrictions violate EU law
Other Disability Resources
21 - 23 October 2020
Annual Conference on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2020
01 July 2020
Webinar - "Making the future of work inclusive of persons with disabilities"
Other Education Resources
23 March 2020
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation offer free online access to concerts, museum and educational resources
19 - 21 February 2020
Zero Project Conference 2020
Other Environment and Sustainable Development Resources
09 July 2020
EEFG Webinar Series | Environment, health and social inequalities | 3 July 2020
16 July 2020
EFC European Environmental Funders Group Webinar - Can healthy ecosystems prevent future pandemics?
Other Health and Well-being Resources
02 July 2020
How can early action prevent the spread of COVID-19 in some of the world’s most vulnerable communities?
26 June 2020
Press release: EFC releases report charting survey responses of how foundations are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic
Other Human Rights and Citizenship Resources
The EFC welcomes its latest members and affiliates to its worldwide network of philanthropic organisations! To find out more on EFC membership and what it can provide visit here.
Our new members:
Fundación Princesa de Girona – Spain
Fundación Princesa de Girona is a private foundation set up by civil society entities in Girona in 2009 and backed by 88 trustees; the Honorary Chairman is King Felipe VI of Spain on behalf of his daughter Leonor, Princess of Girona. The Foundation’s mission is to support the education, initiative and development of young people as a way of empowering new generations to build a better and more caring society. It is a grant-making Foundation, but it also runs its own programmes focusing on issues such as entrepreneurial education and employability of young people.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is placing a big bet that significant progress is possible on some of the world’s most pressing social challenges, including advancing global climate solutions, decreasing nuclear risk, promoting local justice reform in the U.S, and reducing corruption in Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria. The Foundation also continues its historic commitments to the role of journalism in a responsive democracy as well as the vitality of its home city, Chicago
Nationale Postcode Loterij – Netherlands
The Nationale Postcode Loterij (Dutch Postcode Lottery) was established in 1989, using the funds generated by the national lottery to provide long-term institutional support with a special focus on poverty alleviation, human rights, social cohesion, nature conservation and the environment. The Lottery supports organisations both within the Netherlands and worldwide and in 2018 granted € 370 million.
Thalassa Foundation – Switzerland
The Thalassa Foundation aims to assist and actively support projects, initiatives and activities that promote the protection and safeguarding of marine and coastal ecosystems in the Mediterranean Sea, and especially in the area of Greece. They encourage research and work closely with the scientific society on environmental issues based on fundamental pillars such as restoration and preservation, sustainability, education and environmental awareness. This small, non-endowed Foundation was established by Blue Planet Shipping LTD, a ship management company based in Piraeus, Greece.
Our new affiliates:
Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) is a global movement founded in the late 1960’s, now with over one million supporters and representations in several countries. Their mission is to end factory farming for the benefit of animals, people and the planet. CIWF works to spark a new era in agriculture and farm animal welfare, pioneering abundant, sustainable food that is free from animal cruelty – and for generations to come.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is the world’s largest and most diverse environmental network. Its mission is to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable.
The European Regional Office in Brussels represents IUCN at the EU level and works with the European Members to help deliver the Union’s goals.
Special Olympics Europe Eurasia – Ireland
Special Olympics Inc. is a global organisation registered in the U.S. which has 7 regional branches, with Special Olympics Europe Eurasia (SOEE) being one of them. Their mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them opportunities to develop physical fitness and share their gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.