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Read all the latest news from the EFC, our members and the wider philanthropic sector.

Topic Icon 05 December 2019

Understanding and implementing intersectional grantmaking with the Disability Thematic Network and Gender Equality Network

The EFC's Disability Thematic Network (DTN) and Gender Equality Network hosted a joint peer-learning meeting exploring intersectional grantmaking on 20 November in Philanthropy House, Brussels. The EFC’s thematic networks aim to bring together EFC members to share, learn and inspire...

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Disability, Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Human Rights and Citizenship

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The 4th Annual Disability Funders’ Forum explores the EU Agenda for Disability Rights, the SDGs, impact measurement and more

The EFC’s Disability Thematic Network organised the 4th Annual Disability Funders’ Forum on 19-20 November, in Philanthropy House, Brussels, enabling foundations working on issues related to disability to connect with one other, explore potential synergies and get an update about...

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Disability, Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion

Topic Icon 26 November 2019

EVPA publishes new report ''15 Years of Impact'' and encourages the sector to sign the newly launched ''Charter of Investors for Impact''

The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) has published a new report ''15 Years of Impact'', providing a comprehensive analysis of the venture philanthropy sector, identifying different impact strategies and launching the new ''Charter of Investors for Impact''. The report analyses...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 20 November 2019

Swiss Federal Council refrains from making charitable foundations subject to the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI)

This was originally published on the Philanthropy Advocacy website on 20 November The Swiss Federal Council plans announced at the end of February 2019 to make charitable foundations subject to the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) have been withdrawn for...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 18 November 2019

LEGO Foundation, Reekimlane Foundation and White Rose University Consortium join the EFC

The EFC is delighted to welcome two new members; the LEGO Foundation and the Reekimlane Foundation and a new affiliate, the White Rose University Consortium to the EFC network. LEGO Foundation The LEGO Foundation, based in Denmark and founded in...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 15 November 2019

EFC announces the retirement of Gerry Salole and the search for a new Chief Executive

The European Foundation Centre has announced that its Chief Executive, Dr Gerry Salole, will retire in 2020 after 15 successful years leading the organisation. EFC Chair Massimo Lapucci shared that, “The success of the EFC and where it finds itself today,...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 13 November 2019

Call for applications for 2020 International Fellows Programs

The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society has opened up a call for applications for the 2020 International Fellows Programs, both the Senior International Fellows Program, and the Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program. The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society,...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 12 November 2019

EFC 30th anniversary event discusses the importance of philanthropy infrastructure at this critical crossroads for the sector

As part of the EFC's 30th anniversary event, which took place at BOZAR in Brussels from 6-7 November, three dedicated sessions (including the annual Raymond Georis Debate) used the recent blog series as the basis for a conversation on the...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 12 November 2019

Foundations and the new zeitgeist – Transitioning in a new era

  The final panel discussion of the EFC's 30th anniversary event, "Foundations and the new zeitgeist – Transitioning in a new era’’ sought to build upon many of the key strands of debate from the day, the shared lessons from...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

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