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

Topic Icon 02 March 2019

”Good Practices on Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities” – open call

The partners of the Just4All project are searching for good practices in the access aims to improve access to justice for persons with disabilities. The good practices will be presented in a report which aims to raise awareness and educate legal...

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

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Press release: EFC 2019 Conference gathers around the world’s most famous rallying cry: “Liberté, égalité, philanthropie” – 22-24 May 2019, Paris

Brussels, 21 February 2019 – Liberté, égalité, fraternité, the national motto of France and the familiar rallying cry for freedom, equality and solidarity worldwide, will be the focus of this year’s EFC’s Annual Conference, which will examine ways in which philanthropy...

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Human Rights and Citizenship

Topic Icon 28 February 2019

Are you part of the Next Generation in philanthropy? Apply now for the EFC’s Next Gen Programme!

Taking place throughout the EFC’s annual conference, a key event that brings 650 philanthropy professionals together, the Next Gen programme gives a new generation of professionals in philanthropy a unique chance to interact with leading philanthropy practitioners from Europe and around the world,...

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Take part in a survey on GDPR and how it has impact civil society organisations

Open Society Foundations (OSF) and Data Protection Support & Management (DPSM) have launched a survey to investigate the impact that GDPR has had upon civil society organisations (CSOs) and grant-making organisations. The investigation comes as the one year anniversary of the implementation of GDPR approaches,...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Human Rights and Citizenship, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 15 February 2019

”Alternative Narratives on Philanthropy, Agency and Power in Africa” – new collaborative report on philanthropy in Africa

”Alternative Narratives on Philanthropy, Agency and Power in Africa” is a new collaborative report on philanthropy in Africa from the Ford Foundation, the Mott Foundation and Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace (PSJP). The report compiles a variety of conversations and discussions exploring the themes of...

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Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Human Rights and Citizenship, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

Topic Icon 12 February 2019

Press release: EFC’s latest mapping provides the most comprehensive study to date of environmental funding by European foundations

Fourth volume of the mapping analyses over 4,000 grants worth €583 million and highlights key findings from both the supply side and the demand side On 12 February 2019 the European Foundation Centre’s (EFC) European Environmental Funders Group (EEFG) launched the fourth edition...

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Environment and Sustainable Development

Topic Icon 10 February 2019

”How are you doing, Europe?” – the new study from Bertelsmann Stiftung

Bertelsmann Stiftung have released a new study on the state of Europe is doing and what can be done in the future, titled ”How are you doing, Europe? Mapping social imbalances in the EU.” The study, released in the run up...

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Democracy, Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

Topic Icon 10 February 2019

Call for proposals from Fondation BNP Paribas – ”Climate and Biodiversity Initiative”

Fondation BNP Paribas have launched a 4th call for proposals for their ”Climate Initiative” program to support research on climate change and biodiversity. The program, now renamed as the ”Climate and Biodiversity Initiative”, seeks to support projects for the 2020-2022 period...

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

Topic Icon 07 February 2019

Social Economy for the Future of Europe

”Social Economy for the Future of Europe” was the final hearing of the Social Economy Intergroup of the European Parliament, held at the EESC on the 6th February. The hearing sought to take stock of the previous 5 years progress and look forward to...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

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