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

Topic Icon 07 January 2019

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations have published the Charity Ethical Principles

  The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) have recently published the Charity Ethical Principles, a supporting framework for charities to develop policies and procedures within. The principles are positioned not as a code of conduct or set of rules to abide by but...

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Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion

Topic Icon 07 January 2019

Long-Term Investors@UniTo have announced 9 new Research Fellowships for 2019

Long-Term Investors@UniTo (LTI@UniTO) have announced 9 new Research Fellowships for 2019 aiming to foster research in long term investment policy and perspectives. The Research Fellowships are part of the think tanks support for independent research into the debates between long term...

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Education, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 14 December 2018

“Developing Foundation Thinking for Future Data Policy” the latest workshop from the EFC Research Forum

‘Developing Foundation Thinking for Future Data Policy’ was the topic of discussion at the latest EFC Research Forum workshop, hosted by the Wellcome Trust in London on the 13th December 2018. Participants to the workshop had the opportunity to hear the various perspectives...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 12 December 2018

Fondation Chanel launch a call for proposals looking to ”Advance women’s and girls’ independence and empowerment”

Fondation Chanel have launched a call for proposals for projects that aim to “Advance women’s and girls’ independence and empowerment” in Belgium, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. The thematic priorities of the call include, but are not limited...

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Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Education, Gender, Human Rights and Citizenship

Topic Icon 09 December 2018

Call for Nominations for the 13th edition of the “Carlos V European Award”

The European Academy of Yuste Foundation has announced the 13th Edition of the “Carlos V European Award”, which aims at rewarding the work of people, organisations, projects, or initiatives which through their efforts and dedication have contributed to the general knowledge and enhancement...

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Fonds 1818 issues first call for applications for projects supporting financial self-reliance

In recent years, Dutch EFC member 1818 Fonds has been exploring what is being done to promote financial self-reliance in the Netherlands. The fund is looking to support new projects that ensure that people stay out of debt or come out debt soon. It...

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Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Human Rights and Citizenship, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

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EFC Members prominent in world and European top private donors list 2018

City A.M.s fifth edition of the the World Charity Donor list, ranking institutional private charity donors in both Europe and around the world. EFC Members are prominent in the two lists: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Wellcome Trust; Ford Foundation;...

Topic Icon 23 October 2018

The EFFIO Group autumn meeting advances investment peer-learning and topical exchanges on current issues

The European Foundation Financial and Investment Officer Group (EFFIO) met in Hilversum, the Netherlands, on the 4th-5th of October to delve into a variety of issues and topical debates. Hosted by Instituut Gak, the two-day event provided EFFIO members with the opportunity...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Research, Science and Technology, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

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The third edition of the EFC Philanthropic Leadership Platform – China-Europe highlights the cross-cultural commonalities in philanthropy

Philanthropic organisations across the globe are grappling with the same fundamental questions around impact, effecting change, and understanding their role in taking on societal challenges. Built on the EFC’s firm belief that learning from each other is key to tackling...

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