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Topic Icon 06 June 2019

Press release: Körber-Stiftung to gift its share of Philanthropy House to the EFC

Brussels, 6 June 2019 – Körber-Stiftung has announced that it will gift its share of Philanthropy House to the EFC, as part of the commemorations of the EFC’s 30th anniversary. The historic gift supports the EFC’s role, both in the...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 05 June 2019

Giovanni Fosti appointed as President of Fondazione Cariplo

[gallery ids="6300,6301"] Giovanni Fosti has been unanimously elected as the new President of Fondazione Cariplo, replacing the outgoing President Giuseppe Guzzetti, who has been in the role since 1997. Giovanni Fosti is an Associate Professor of Practice of Government, Health...

Topic Icon 04 June 2019

EFC to launch Thematic Network focusing on children

On 22 May, during the 2019 EFC Annual General Assembly and Conference in Paris, an exploratory meeting on the formation of a children’s network was organised with 23 EFC members. A previous Thematic Network related to children had been active...

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Children and Youth

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EFC Governance changes 2019

At the EFC's 30th Annual General Assembly in Paris, 24 May, 2019, several changes and amendments to the EFC's governance structure were voted upon, ratified and implemented. Governing Council The following five organisations stepped down from the Governing Council following...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 28 May 2019

Sara Llewellin wins the fifth EFC Compass Prize

Sara Llewellin, the Chief Executive of the Barrow Cadbury Trust, has been awarded the EFC Compass Prize at the 30th EFC AGA and Conference last week in Paris. This is the fifth ever prize awarded since its launch ten years ago...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 27 May 2019

A huge thank you to Körber-Stiftung for gifting their share of Philanthropy House to the EFC to mark our 30th anniversary

At the EFC's Annual General Assembly and Conference 2019, in Paris, Körber-Stiftung announced that they will gift their share of Philanthropy House to the EFC, as part of the commemorations of the EFC's 30th anniversary.  Körber-Stiftung will officially transfer their share...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 24 May 2019

Closing Plenary Paris 2019 - Fraternité & Philanthropie

The EFC’s 30th Annual General Assembly and Conference ended with a closing plenary on fraternité and philanthropy, bringing together the conversations from the past three days and looking ahead to next year’s conference in Vienna. French journalist Frédérique Bedos, as...

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Children and Youth, Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Human Rights and Citizenship

Topic Icon 24 May 2019

EFC Annual Review and Financial Statement 2018

The EFC has published its 2018 Annual Review and Financial Statement, following their approval during the Annual General Assembly of its annual conference in Paris. Download the Annual Review Download the Financial Statement

Topic Icon 23 May 2019

Middle Plenary Paris 2019 - Égalité

Kicking off this session, which focused on the notion of “égalité” and philanthropy’s role in creating more equal societies, Zhora Moosa, Executive Director of MamaCash and plenary moderator, stressed that there are “infinite combinations” of inequalities depending on where one...

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

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