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

Topic Icon 03 April 2019

404 Error? The EFC’s European Democracy network delves into digital literacy and its role in democracy

The European Democracy network Spring Meeting on the 18th March plunged its participants and members of the network into a multitude of discussions on what digital literacy is, its links to democracy, and the ways and means by which philanthropy could act...

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

Topic Icon 02 April 2019

The Active Citizens Fund roadshow, co-operated by the Bodossaki Foundation finishes capacity building tour of Greece

The Active Citizens Fund in Greece has completed a month long roadshow touring Greece to present to civil society and local authority representatives the aims and key characteristics of the fund and to aid in capacity building for potential users of the...

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

Topic Icon 01 April 2019

Take part in a survey on research funders’ approaches to Open Access

SPARC Europe have launched an online survey in consultation with ALLEA, Science Europe, and the EFC on research funders’ approaches to Open Access. The survey seeks to understand where funders’ in Europe are in the process of implementing policies that support Open Access. The...

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Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 28 March 2019

The EFC’s Research Forum publishes report on its 2018 conference in Hanover

The EFC’s Research Forum has published the report for its Hanover conference, titled ”Thinking beyond national borders – research and funding across boundaries”, that occurred at Herrenhausen Palace, in October 2018. The two day conference served as a space to listen to...

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Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 25 March 2019

The Carnegie UK Trust releases report following the conclusion of its Twin Towns project

The Carnegie UK Trust has released a report, ”Journeys of Understanding: Domestic twinning as an approach to improving town capacity and wellbeing” with the conclusion of its Twin Towns project. The report provides a comprehensive summary of the highlights, challenges and lessons...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Research, Science and Technology, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

Topic Icon 22 March 2019

The European Philanthropy Manifesto launched at Philanthropy House

The European Philanthropy Manifesto, a joint initiative of DAFNE and the EFC, was launched yesterday at Philanthropy House, Brussels. European foundations, philanthropic organisations and policymakers have come together to jointly launch the European Philanthropy Manifesto and to advocate for an enabling environment for philanthropy...

Topic Icon 19 March 2019

Get involved with a new study on philanthropy’s role in producing safe, healthy and just societies

Candid (formerly the Foundation Center) and Centris (Rethinking Poverty) are conducting a new study on philanthropy’s role in producing safe, healthy and just societies and have launched a survey as the first stage of the initiative. The study is aiming to clarify the...

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Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Human Rights and Citizenship

Topic Icon 18 March 2019

Press release: First ever EFC mapping of Arts & Culture funding by European foundations

Brussels, 7 March 2019 – Today the European Foundation Centre (EFC) launched ‘Arts and Culture at the Core of Philanthropy’, its first ever study gathering and analysing data on the topic at European level. The study, initiated by the EFC’s Arts and...

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Arts and Culture

Topic Icon 17 March 2019

MacArthur Foundation launches ‘100&Change’ competition for single $100 million grant

MacArthur is launching 100&Change, our competition for a single $100 million grant to help solve one of the world’s most critical social challenges. 100&Change remains open to organisations and collaborations working in any field, anywhere, that identify a problem and offer a solution....

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Human Rights and Citizenship

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