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Topic Icon 13 July 2020

Delphine Moralis appointed new Chief Executive of the EFC

Delphine Moralis has been appointed the new EFC Chief Executive, and will take up the position officially in September. Delphine is currently Secretary General of Terre des Hommes International Federation and brings several years of international experience in building and...

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Human Rights and Citizenship

Topic Icon 09 July 2020

Collaboration between European policymakers and philanthropy – yes, but how?

This was originally posted on 9 July on the Philanthropy Advocacy website. Challenges facing Europe today are tremendous and require an orchestrated response from both the private and public sectors. The COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated how interconnected our continent has...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 01 July 2020

Sustainable Development Report 2020 is released by the United Nations' Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and Bertelsmann Stiftung

The United Nations' Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and Bertelsmann Stiftung have published the 2020 edition of the Sustainable Development Report. The report is an annual review of the 193 UN member states' performance on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals,...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Global Challenges, Peace-building

Topic Icon 30 June 2020

The digital borders for philanthropy in Europe are opening with the new Transnational Giving Platform

This article was originally published on 29 June on the Philanthropy Advocacy website. Philanthropy Advocacy welcomes the launch of the Transnational Giving Platform by Transnational Giving Europe Network, Europe’s first online platform that will facilitate cross-border philanthropy by allowing individuals...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 26 June 2020

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors publish "Impact Investing Handbook: An Implementation Guide for Practitioners"

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) have published the “Impact Investing Handbook: An Implementation Guide for Practitioners” featuring case studies and detailed guidance on impact investing for individuals, families, foundations, and corporations. Two years in the making, this practical publication written by...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 26 June 2020

Press release: EFC releases report charting survey responses of how foundations are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

Brussels, 26 June 2020 – Today the European Foundation Centre (EFC) released a report presenting 106 responses to a survey on what immediate measures they were taking (or were planning to take), internally and in their programmatic and funding activities,...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Health and Well-being

Topic Icon 25 June 2020

Applications open for 5th edition of the innovative Philanthropic Leadership Platform: China-Europe

Apply here! For the 5th edition of the Philanthropic Leadership Platform: China-Europe, 20 philanthropy professionals from China and Europe will gather first online from 1 September to 27 October 2020 and then in person from 20 to 23 April 2021 in Brussels to...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 25 June 2020

EFC publishes "EFC members' responses to COVID-19 pandemic"

The European Foundation Centre surveyed its members, affiliates and partners from March to early June 2020 to find out what immediate measures they were taking (or were planning to take), internally and in their programmatic and funding activities, in response...

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Health and Well-being

Topic Icon 25 June 2020

”la Caixa” Foundation initiatives to address coronavirus

The ”la Caixa” Foundation, like many foundations across Europe, has carried out a number of initiatives to address the wide ranging impact of coronavirus. A number of these initiatives can be found below: Grants to the value of 3 million...

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Health and Well-being, Research, Science and Technology, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

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