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

Topic Icon 06 February 2020

Association of Charitable Foundations publish new report ''Impact and Learning''

The Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) has published a new report ''Impact and Learning'' that seeks to shed light on how foundations understand their own impact. The report, informed by the Impact and Learning working group, external experts, the wider...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 05 February 2020

Former Chair of Grantmakers East Forum, Haki Abazi is appointed Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo

A former Chair of the EFC’s Grantmakers East Forum, Haki Abazi has been appointed as Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo and Minister of European Integration. A long-time supporter of the EFC, Haki developed and implemented a wide...

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Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 05 February 2020

Call for input for the 5th EFC mapping of ''Environmental Funding by European Foundations''

Working on the environment? The EFC needs your input for the 5th edition of the mapping ''Environmental Funding by European Foundations'' due to be published this year. This mapping of European environmental philanthropy, due to be one of the most...

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Environment and Sustainable Development

Topic Icon 05 February 2020

Italy celebrates 5th National Day Against Food Waste

On 5 February Italy is holding its 5th National Day Against Food Waste, established by the Italian Ministry of the Environment in partnership with the Spreco Zero (Zero Waste) campaign and the University of Bologna. According to the Food Sustainability...

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

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Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and ''la Caixa'' launch joint fund for arts and social inclusion in Portugal

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and ''la Caixa'' have launched the PARTIS & Art for Change programme, a new joint initiative worth €1.5 million seeking to support social inclusion and the arts in Portugal. The collaboration will see both foundations utilise...

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Arts and Culture, Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion

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Wellcome Trust release statement urging for increased sharing of research data and findings related the novel coronavirus outbreak

The Wellcome Trust has released a statement calling on researchers, journals and funders to ensure that research findings and data relevant to the novel coronavirus (nCoV) are openly shared to inform the public health response and help to save lives....

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Health and Well-being, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 03 February 2020

Confronting disinformation, disintegration and the erosion of democracy with Eurozine

The links between disinformation and democracy are in no way, shape or form a new phenomenon, as highlighted by the EFC's Gerry Salole when opening up a recent joint workshop, as he referenced various songs and lyrics by Bob Dylan...

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Arts and Culture, Democracy, Media

Topic Icon 31 January 2020

Sign the statement: Brexit and a cultural way forward, together

Collaborations in Europe have been through turbulent times before; Europe has overcome many severe crises and has bridged deep divisions in the past. And today, now that United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union has become a reality, we, foundations...

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Arts and Culture, Human Rights and Citizenship

Topic Icon 30 January 2020

A warm welcome to the newest EFC members and affiliates to join our community

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: Fundación Princesa de Girona - Spain Fundación...

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Children and Youth, Democracy, Disability, Education, Environment and Sustainable Development, Health and Well-being, Human Rights and Citizenship

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