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Topic Icon 24 February 2020

EFC and Asian Venture Philanthropy Network sign a Memorandum of Understanding

The EFC is delighted to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) to enter into an affiliated partnership that will seek to amplify the work of both organisations. The new partnership...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 21 February 2020

Apply to be a mentor for the Next Generation 2020

Not a mentor? More a mentee? Apply for Next Generation 2020! What is the mini-mentorship? The mini-mentorship, an activity of the Next Gen programme, matches Next Gens with more experienced philanthropy practitioners for a constructive conversation during the EFC’s annual...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 21 February 2020

Applications open for Next Generation 2020!

More current gen than next? Apply to be a mentor for Next Generation 2020! Are you part of the Next Generation in philanthropy? The Next Gen programme takes place once per year over the course of the EFC’s annual conference, a...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 20 February 2020

MacArthur Foundation reveal the top 100 proposals for the 100&Change competition

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has announced the top 100 proposals received from its 100&Change competition, revealing all on an online platform designed to boost visibility and garner support for the ideas. The proposals represent the top...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 18 February 2020

Press release: EFC Conference with a difference 2020 event addresses Climate I Democracy I Society I Philanthropy

Brussels, 18 February 2020 – The European Foundation Centre unveils the programme for its 31st Annual Conference to take place in the Messe Wien Exhibition & Congress Center in Vienna on 20-22 May 2020. The last decade has seen momentous...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 18 February 2020

Call for nominations - KBF Africa Prize 2020-2021

The King Baudouin Foundation is inviting nominations for the 2020-2021 KBF Africa Prize for an individual or organisation that has made an outstanding contribution to development in Africa. The KBF Africa Prize rewards outstanding contributions to development in Africa, initiated...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

Topic Icon 18 February 2020

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation announce new Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation has announced a new prize, the "Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity" that will award €1 million to the individuals and/or organisations doing outstanding work in climate change mitigation and adaptation. The prize, part of the Foundation's commitment...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 10 February 2020

Registrations open for the 31st EFC AGA and Conference in Vienna

Register here Registrations are now open for the 31st EFC AGA and Conference taking place in in Vienna, 20-22 May, 2020. The last decade has seen momentous changes as well as gradual developments in Europe that have deeply altered the...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 10 February 2020

Ford Foundation supported documentary "American Factory" wins Oscar for Best Documentary

The documentary "American Factory" has won the Oscar for Best Documentary at the 92nd Academy Awards. The documentary investigates what happens when a Chinese company comes to Moraine, Ohio to reopen a shuttered General Motors plant. The documentary creates a...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Media

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