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

Topic Icon 14 December 2020

A warm EFC welcome to our newest members!

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: Arcadia Philanthropic Trust - UK The Arcadia Philanthropic Trust...

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Arts and Culture, Environment and Sustainable Development, Health and Well-being, Human Rights and Citizenship, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

Topic Icon 08 December 2020

Patrick Gaspard to step down as President of Open Society Foundations and be replaced by Mark Malloch-Brown

Open Society Foundations has announced that Patrick Gaspard will step down as President and be replaced by Mark Malloch-Brown, former UN deputy Secretary-General and UK Minister of State for Africa and Asia, on 1 January 2021. Patrick Gaspard, President of...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 07 December 2020

European Cultural Foundation and Allianz Kulturstiftung publish report on need for philanthropic engagement with European matters 

The European Cultural Foundation and Allianz Kulturstiftung have published a report "Imagine Philanthropy for Europe" assessing the need for philanthropy to engage much more forcefully with European matters. Produced by Wider Sense, the report provides insights into philanthropic engagement for...

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Arts and Culture, Global Challenges, Peace-building

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Social Economy Europe publishes "Social Economy for the full inclusion of people with disabilities"

Social Economy Europe has published a guide "Social Economy for the full inclusion of people with disabilities" offering examples of best practices that demonstrate how social economy enterprises contribute to the social and labour integration of people with disabilities across...

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Disability, Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion

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Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Ban Ki-moon and Wellcome Trust headline new issue of Alliance magazine on global health philanthropy

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organisation, Ban Ki-moon and the Wellcome Trust have headlined the latest issue of Alliance magazine dedicated to global health philanthropy. Featuring an exclusive interview with Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the new...

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

Topic Icon 26 November 2020

A warm EFC welcome to our newest member and affiliates!

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 member: Chiesi Foundation - Italy The Chiesi Foundation is a...

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Health and Well-being, Philanthropy infrastructure, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 25 November 2020

Press release: New EFC publication shares best practices in organising accessible events

View the publication Brussels, 25 November 2020 – Today the European Foundation Centre (EFC) launched a new publication featuring eight case studies by European foundations, who each share their insights and lessons learned from organising accessible events that are inclusive...

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Disability, Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion

Topic Icon 24 November 2020

Building a common framework for assessing, understanding and maximizing impact - Insights from the first Virtual Summit on Impact

Watch the replays here The first edition of the Virtual Summit on Impact, organised by Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme and the EFC brought together 32 speakers, and 410 attendees from 57 countries for 11 hours of discussion and...

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Philanthropy infrastructure, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 23 November 2020

"Being a woman through COVID-19" with the Diversity, Migration and Integration Thematic Network and Gender Equality Network

The EFC Diversity, Migration and Integration Thematic Network and Gender Equality Network came together to hold a joint meeting online on 9-10 November to explore the multifaceted topic of "Being a woman through COVID-19: race, gender and migration." The meeting...

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Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Gender

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