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

Topic Icon 16 March 2019

Press release: European Philanthropy Manifesto launched on 20 March – please sign on!

On Wednesday 20 March the European Philanthropy Manifesto, including four key recommendations to introduce a Single Market for Philanthropy, was launched at Philanthropy House in Brussels in the presence of over 60 policymakers from the European Commission, European Parliament, Member States,...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 15 March 2019

Henry Ford III joins the board of the Ford Foundation

The Ford Foundation has announced the election of Henry Ford III to its Board of Trustees, the first member of the Ford family to be on board of the foundation in 40 years. Mr Ford joins the board with a wealth of...

Topic Icon 14 March 2019

Communications in Philanthropy Survey: Lifting the lid on foundations’ communications

The EFC is carrying out a survey on our members’ communications strategies and activities, and we would like to invite all our members to participate. In partnership with the EFC’s Communications Professionals in Philanthropy Network, we are conducting this benchmarking survey to better...

Topic Icon 10 March 2019

The Active Citizens Fund In Greece, a new grants program operated by the Bodossaki Foundation has been launched

The Active Citizens Fund in Greece is a new EEA Grants programme aimed at supporting civil society in Greece and reducing social and economic disparities in south and eastern Europe, operated by the Bodossaki Foundation. The new fund, launched in Athens on the 20th February,...

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Democracy, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Human Rights and Citizenship, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

Topic Icon 10 March 2019

The EFC’s innovative Philanthropic Leadership Platform – China-Europe opens for the 4th year!

Applications are now open for the 4th edition of the Philanthropic Leadership Platform – China-Europe, apply before 29 April to take part in this years programme. Following the success of the 2016, 2017 and 2018 editions of the Philanthropic Leadership Platform – China-Europe (墨卡托中欧公益领导力伙伴项目), the EFC and...

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

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Press release: European philanthropy sector pushes back on proposed Dutch law requiring disclosure of donor information

Brussels, 26 February – Responding to the recently proposed act on transparency of civil society organisations in the Netherlands, the EFC and DAFNE have filed a joint contribution to the online consultation on the law, raising several concerns. The law proposal suggests...

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Human Rights and Citizenship, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 07 March 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:   EASL International Liver Foundation ILF The EASL International Liver...

Topic Icon 04 March 2019

New online course on ”Entrepreneurship in Nonprofits”

On the 1st April a new online course on ”Entrepreneurship in Nonprofits” will be launched, supported by the Center for Philanthropy Studiesand New Media Center at the University of Basel, and Fondation Botnar. The free course aims to investigate the role of social...

Topic Icon 03 March 2019

Take part in an online survey on sustainable diets for the Su-Eatable LIFE project

In support of the Su-Eatable LIFE project an online survey has been launched so as to provide a better understanding of what people know about sustainable diets. The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete and is looking for responses from people...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Research, Science and Technology

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