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Topic Icon 12 October 2021

EFC, ClimateWorks Foundation and The Hour is Late publish "Foundation funding for climate change mitigation"

View the report The EFC, the ClimateWorks Foundation and The Hour is Late have published "Foundation funding for climate change mitigation: Europe spotlight" a report covering philanthropic climate change mitigation funding in and from Europe. The report is the most...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 06 October 2021

European Day of Foundations and Donors sees launch of ‘Comparative Highlights of Foundation Laws’ amongst Europe-wide celebrations

On 1 October Philanthropy Advocacy published “Comparative Highlights of Foundation Laws” a broad, comparative overview of the diverse legal and fiscal environments of foundations, across 40 countries, as well as identifies relevant trends and developments. The study shows that despite trends...

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Democracy, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 06 October 2021

A warm EFC welcome to our newest members and affiliates

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: Caritas Foundation Austria - Austria The Caritas Foundation...

Topic Icon 04 October 2021

Boris Marte appointed new CEO of ERSTE Stiftung

At its meeting on 27 September 2021, the Supervisory Board of ERSTE Stiftung appointed Boris Marte, a member of the foundation's Managing Board since 2016, as CEO. Marte, who takes up the position on 1 October, has previously acted as...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 01 October 2021

Press release: Most comprehensive overview to date of legal and fiscal regulations of foundations in Europe

Download the report Brussels, 1 October, 2021 – Today, the Philanthropy Advocacy initiative – led by Dafne and EFC –launched the most comprehensive overview to date of the legal and fiscal regulation of foundations and philanthropy in Europe. The 2021 “Comparative Highlights...

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Democracy, Philanthropy infrastructure, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 01 October 2021

EFC and Dafne publish “Comparative Highlights of Foundation Laws”, a comprehensive overview of the legal and fiscal regulation of foundations in Europe

Download the report. The EFC and Dafne have published “Comparative Highlights of Foundation Laws” a broad, comparative overview of the diverse legal and fiscal environments of foundations, across 40 countries, as well as identifies relevant trends and developments. The report...

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Democracy, Philanthropy infrastructure, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 28 September 2021

Philanthropy in comparison - PLP: India-Europe compares different models of philanthropy

The first session of the inaugural Philanthropic Leadership Platform: India-Europe saw 19 participants compare and contrast philanthropy in India and Europe with guest speakers; Naghma Mulla and Mark O’Kelley. Undertaken in partnership with AVPN, the session on 21 September provided...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 20 September 2021

Myriad, new cross-border alliance for giving, launched by King Baudouin Foundation and Give2Asia

Myriad, a new alliance for cross-border giving, has been launched by the King Baudouin Foundation and Give2Asia. The alliance, created to ease and encourage charitable donations across borders worldwide, is open to further partners in other regions, and is seeking...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 07 September 2021

Alliance for Gender Equality in Europe opens call for proposals for "2021 Fund for Covid Solidarity"

The Alliance for Gender Equality in Europe has opened its first call for proposals for the "2021 Fund for Covid Solidarity", offering grants of up to €50,000 to organisations working on a wide range of thematic issues. The call is...

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Children and Youth, Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Gender, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Human Rights and Citizenship

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