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
22 September 2020
MacArthur Foundation announce $25 million in grants to support an equitable recovery in the US
12 June 2020
The American Academy of Arts and Science publishes "Our Common Purpose: Reinventing American Democracy for the 21st Century"
Other news from Netherlands
03 March 2021
A warm EFC welcome to our newest affiliates!
16 April 2020
Welcome to our newest members and affiliate!
Other news from Switzerland
09 February 2021
Laudes Foundation marks first anniversary outlining vision for future
14 December 2020
A warm EFC welcome to our newest members!
Other news from United Kingdom
11 February 2021
As part of IVAR pledge, 40 UK funders commit to be more open and trusting with grantees
17 December 2020
“Giving civil society the right response” – new report by the Charities Aid Foundation
Other news from Belgium
26 November 2020
A warm EFC welcome to our newest member and affiliates!
16 January 2020
Evens Foundation launch call for applications for the new Evens Prize for Education
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
25 March 2021
Forty years recognising excellence
04 February 2021
Towards a feminist and anti-racist philanthropy
Other blogs from United States
Other blogs from Switzerland
09 November 2020
“OD – a smart investment to multiply impact”: Learning from five foundations
11 June 2019
Challenges in managing MAVA’s final chapter
Other blogs from United Kingdom
Other blogs from Belgium
Other blogs from Ireland
Other videos from Spain
Other videos from United Kingdom
15 January 2021
What is the poverty premium?
29 January 2020
Barrow Cadbury Trust. 100 years of working for social justice.
Other Children and Youth Resources
25 March 2021
Mainstreaming children’s rights: an investment for a better tomorrow
19 March 2021
LEGO Foundation publishes new report “Learning Through Play" highlighting the importance of play to childhood development
Other Democracy Resources
16 March 2021
Call for expression of interest for Culture of Solidarity Fund
01 - 05 March 2021
Civil Society Days 2021
Other Disability Resources
15 April 2021
EFC Disability Thematic Network webinar - Public-private partnerships to support disability inclusion
24 February 2021
The importance of networks for positive change
Other Education Resources
14 April 2021
A number of Danish foundations partner with Danish universities to establish artificial intelligence research centre in Denmark
31 March 2021
Girls’ Education in Fragile Contexts
Other Environment and Sustainable Development Resources
21 April 2021
IKEA Foundation commits €1 billion to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
20 April 2021
EFC publishes 5th edition of “Environmental funding by European foundations”
Other Health and Well-being Resources
08 April 2021
A warm EFC welcome to our newest affiliate, the European AIDS Treatment Group
17 March 2021
Changemakers for Children
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.