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Topic Icon 29 April 2020

Gerry Salole speaks at Caixin Global Webinar on 'Building a global safety net against COVID-19'

On Monday 27 April, EFC Chief Executive Gerry Salole took part in a Caixin Global Webinar sharing philanthropic experiences battling the virus in China, the U.S. and Europe, from both established global foundations and new non-profits. The webinar provided a...

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Disaster Relief, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Health and Well-being, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 28 April 2020

Registrations open for EFC Research Forum Conference 2020

Register now Registrations are now open for the EFC Research Forum Conference 2020, exploring "Trust in science in turbulent times" in Lisbon, 6-8 October, hosted by  Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. The Research Forum continues to monitor developments regarding the ongoing pandemic...

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Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 27 April 2020

Ursula von der Leyen announces the Coronavirus Global Response conference on 4 May

The European Commission’s President Ursula von der Leyen has announced the Coronavirus Global Response, an online pledging conference on 4 May to kick-start the global cooperation in science and research against COVID-19. The online conference will be co-hosted by the...

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Disaster Relief, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Health and Well-being

Topic Icon 27 April 2020

Assifero gains official accreditation to offer Servizio Civile Universale (Universal Civil Service)

ASSIFERO has obtained the status of national organisation accredited to select, train and manage young people in Servizio civile for 94 organisations with 129 headquarters, in 12 regions of Italy. The result of four years' work, the accreditation could potentially...

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Children and Youth, Environment and Sustainable Development, Human Rights and Citizenship

Topic Icon 23 April 2020

Introducing Unitus Europe – the new European Philanthropy and Social Investing Impact Hub. Your gateway to effectively support society’s survival and revival in times of COVID-19.

The current COVID-19 emergency is clearly surfacing and dramatically intensifying the systemic gaps in our societies. In creating the Unitus Europe hub, European philanthropy and social investment networks Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE), European Foundation Centre (EFC), European...

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Disaster Relief, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 20 April 2020

Fondazione CRT opens up Officine Grandi Riparazioni to house temporary hospital

Fondazione CRT is opening up parts of the Officine Grandi Riparazioni to house a temporary hospital for sub-intensive therapy for approximately COVID-19 100 patients. The Officine Grandi Riparazioni, an important part of Turin's industrial heritage that is today a centre...

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Health and Well-being

Topic Icon 20 April 2020

EFC European Foundation Financial and Investment Officers Group webinar opens up exchanges on impact of COVID-19 on portfolios

On 2 April the European Foundation Financial and Investment Officers Group (EFFIO) held a webinar, replacing the EFFIO spring meeting, that was scheduled to take place on 1-3 April 1-3, but was cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The...

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Disaster Relief, Global Challenges, Peace-building

Topic Icon 16 April 2020

Welcome to our newest members and affiliate!

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: Captain Vassilis and Carmen Constantakopoulos Foundation -...

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Democracy, Environment and Sustainable Development, Health and Well-being

Topic Icon 14 April 2020

European Cultural Foundation invites submissions for online Europe Day

The European Cultural Foundation is celebrating Europe Day 2020 as an online festival, to be experienced in shared isolation and is inviting contributors to the live event to submit ways to show their work digitally. The foundation had preparations for...

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Arts and Culture

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