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

Topic Icon 29 January 2021

Compagnia di San Paolo publishes Strategic Plan 2021-2024

On 29 January 2021, Francesco Profumo, Chair of the Compagnia di San Paolo and Alberto Anfossi, its Secretary-General, presented the Turin-based foundation’s Policy Guidelines for 2021 and their Multi-year Policy Document for 2021-2024. Highlights: The objective of the plan is...

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Arts and Culture, Disaster Relief, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Health and Well-being, Media

Topic Icon 25 January 2021

Dafne announces new Board of Directors

Dafne (Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe) has announced the newest appointments to its Board of Directors, including the election of Carola Carazzone, Secretary General, Assifero, as Chair of the Board of Directors. The new appointments took place during the...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 21 January 2021

Participants selected for the EFC Philanthropic Leadership Platform: Russia - Europe 2021

A group of 20 philanthropy professionals from Russia and Europe have been selected for the Philanthropic Leadership Platform: Russia- Europe 2021, an EFC exchange programme aiming to enable participants to explore what’s next in philanthropy and learn from some of...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 21 January 2021

"Our Goals" initiative publishes indicators for measuring SDG progress in Denmark

The “Our Goals” initiative has presented the results of a comprehensive process spanning over 11 months, 23 debates and workshops, a dedicated digital collaboration platform, 52 experts and the processing more than 6,000 inputs from corporations, organisations and citizens to...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

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Thanks and best wishes to Maria Orejas who leaves the EFC for an exciting new venture

After 11 amazing years at the EFC our Policy and Programmes Director Maria Orejas-Chantelot is taking up an exciting new challenge and as a result will leave the EFC at the end of this year. Maria has been a building...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 17 December 2020

Europhilantopics 2020: Challenging times – How can philanthropy stay ahead of the curve?

The twin global crises of COVID-19 and the climate emergency topped the agenda at the EFC’s annual Europhilantopics meeting, which brought together philanthropy representatives from EFC member organisations and policymakers from 14 -15 December. During the conference, participants explored philanthropy’s...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Health and Well-being, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 17 December 2020

“Giving civil society the right response” – new report by the Charities Aid Foundation

Seen from today, the COVID-19 pandemic is here to stay for quite some time. In recent months, the relationship between governments and civil society has evolved quite a lot under the influence of the coronavirus. All too often, governments tend...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Health and Well-being

Topic Icon 16 December 2020

End of year video message and interview with Angel Font and Delphine Moralis

EFC Chair Angel Font and Chief Executive Delphine Moralis gave their thoughts on what has been a challenging but watershed year for philanthropy and the EFC, and look ahead to the path ahead in 2021, during a recent interview with...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Health and Well-being, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 16 December 2020

Dafne and EFC launch new edition of foundation law country profiles

Philanthropy Advocacy, the joint Dafne and EFC initiative, has launched the 5th edition of the “The Legal Environment for Philanthropy in Europe”. This mapping consists of country profiles detailing the legal and fiscal environment for philanthropy and foundations in each...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

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