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

Topic Icon 24 April 2019

Fondation de France designated as one of the collectors of the funds to rebuild Notre Dame

Following the fire that damaged large parts of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris on the 15 April, efforts have begun to raise funds for the reconstruction of the symbolic building, with Fondation de France being designated as one of the collectors of the...

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Arts and Culture, Disaster Relief

Topic Icon 16 April 2019

The Fritt Ord Foundation Prize for 2019 awarded to Nature and Youth and to Greta Thunberg

The Fritt Ord Foundation Prize for 2019 has been awarded to the environmental organisation, Nature and Youth and to prominent climate protester, Greta Thunberg. The annual prize will be awarded on the 8 May and is the Fritt Ord Foundation‘s highest honour, and in addition...

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Children and Youth, Education, Environment and Sustainable Development

Topic Icon 12 April 2019

Ariadne and the European Community Organizing Network publish joint study ”Making a way forward”

Ariadne and the European Community Organizing Network have published a joint study ”Making a way forward: Community Organising and the Future of Democracy in Europe” presenting funders insights on the role that community organising can play in protecting liberal and inclusive democracies. The...

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Democracy, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Human Rights and Citizenship

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”Philanthropy Manifesto: a milestone on the road towards a single market for philanthropy” by Massimo Lapucci

The EFC’s Chair, Massimo Lapucci, Secretary General of Fondazione CRT, has written an article ”Philanthropy Manifesto: a milestone on the road towards a single market for philanthropy”, for Alliance magazine. In brief the article discusses: the launch of the European Philanthropy Manifesto in March,...

Topic Icon 10 April 2019

EFC supports the ”This Time I’m Voting” campaign...you can too!

The European Foundation Centre is supporting the ”This Time I’m Voting” campaign, encouraging citizens all across the European Union to get involved, and vote at the upcoming European elections in May. The campaign is seeking to boost participation in the...

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Democracy

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The Economist features the EFC’s ”Data on Foundations” map in their Digital Philanthropy Toolbox

The Economist has recently released their Digital Philanthropy Toolbox and have included the EFC’s ”Data on Foundations” map as part of the toolbox. The toolbox is a collection of online tools and resources for philanthropists, non-profits and social impact actors that have been...

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Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Global Challenges, Peace-building

Topic Icon 08 April 2019

Welcome our newest members to the EFC network!

The EFC welcomes its latest members to its worldwide network of philanthropic organisations! To find out more on EFC membership and what it can provide visit here.   Our new members: 4WINGS Foundation 4WINGS is a young public utility Foundation, whose...

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EFC European Environmental Funders Group explores Circular Economy in Italy

The European Environmental Funders Group (EEFG) hosted its Spring Meeting 2019 on ”Circular Economy: role and opportunities for the philanthropic sector”, in the Cariplo Factory, Milan, on the 3-4 April 2019. The meeting saw the members of the network come together to get more acquainted...

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

Topic Icon 05 April 2019

Ariadne issues statement urging greater focus on rights, citizenship and equality

At Ariadne’s annual meeting last week in Belfast, 80 of its members issued a statement urging for a greater focus on rights, citizenship and equality. “Having heard directly from a broad range of local civil society actors and community leaders...

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

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