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

Topic Icon 25 January 2019

Global Perspectives release follow-up paper on ”Potentials and the possible impact of Civil Society in strengthening and defending Multilateralism”

The Global Perspectives Initiative (GPI) have released a follow up paper to their workshop on ”Potentials and the possible impact of Civil Society in strengthening and defending Multilateralism” on the 13th December. The paper provides a summary of the discussions and debates...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Human Rights and Citizenship

Topic Icon 20 January 2019

TIEPOLO – an insight into the EFC member exchange programme

TIEPOLO, or the Tailor-made International Exchange Programme Offering Learning is one of the EFC’s many programmes that enhance connection and foster peer-learning in the philanthropic sector. TIEPOLO is an exchange programme that provides staff from the sector the opportunity to...

Topic Icon 17 January 2019

”Philanthropy, an untapped potential?” – the latest hearing held by the European Economic and Social Committee.

Philanthropy and its as yet untapped potential in Europe was the topic of discussion at a hearing held by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on the 16th January. The hearing brought together a number of representatives of philanthropic organisations, civil...

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Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Human Rights and Citizenship, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 16 January 2019

EVPA training on ”Social Impact Measurement and Management”

The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) is organising a two-day training course, in partnership with Social Value UK, on “Social Impact Measurement and Management” in Brussels on the 21st and 22nd of March. The course, hosted in Philanthropy House, will offer participants the opportunity...

Topic Icon 15 January 2019

Highlights from the 2018 Fundación Princesa de Asturias Awards include Martin Scorsese being recognised among the laureates

Acclaimed filmmaker Martin Scorsese was recognised among other laureate at the 2018 Fundación Princesa de Asturias Awards. The Princess of Asturias Foundation convenes the Princess of Asturias Awards, which are presented at an academic ceremony held each year in Oviedo, capital of...

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Arts and Culture

Topic Icon 11 January 2019

Kone Foundation to open call for applications in March for Saari Residency 2020

The Kone Foundation will open a call for applications for the Saari Residency 2020, in March 2019. The residency, which is celebrating its 10 year anniversary, is intended for professional artists, translators, curators, critics and researchers to support their work with a one to...

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Arts and Culture, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 11 January 2019

”Funding for LGBTI Activism in Europe and Central Asia” – new report from the Global Philanthropy Project and ILGA-Europe

The Global Philanthropy Project and ILGA-Europe have released their report ”Funding for LGBTI Activism in Europe and Central Asia: Priorities and Access to Resources” that was launched in October 2018. The report seeks to analyse European and central Asian grant-making data on the funding for...

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Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Human Rights and Citizenship

Topic Icon 10 January 2019

The Velux Foundation have released the Yearbook 2018

The Velux Foundations have released the Yearbook 2018, a summary of the events, initiatives and projects supported by the foundations throughout 2018. The Yearbook provides valuable insights into the foundations’ activities and grants throughout the year and details the diverse work and support the...

Topic Icon 09 January 2019

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund President has penned an open letter on division, diversity and democracy in the US.

The President of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Stephen Heintz has penned an open letter on division, diversity and democracy in the USA. The letter, published in the American Prospect as ”Walls and Bridges”, looks at the diversity of the 116th U.S. Congress, and...

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

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