News

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

Topic Icon 16 December 2020

End of year video message and interview with Angel Font and Delphine Moralis

EFC Chair Angel Font and Chief Executive Delphine Moralis gave their thoughts on what has been a challenging but watershed year for philanthropy and the EFC, and look ahead to the path ahead in 2021, during a recent interview with...

Topic Icon

Environment and Sustainable Development, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Health and Well-being, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 16 December 2020

Dafne and EFC launch new edition of foundation law country profiles

Philanthropy Advocacy, the joint Dafne and EFC initiative, has launched the 5th edition of the “The Legal Environment for Philanthropy in Europe”. This mapping consists of country profiles detailing the legal and fiscal environment for philanthropy and foundations in each...

Topic Icon

Philanthropy infrastructure

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...

Topic Icon

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...

Topic Icon

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...

Topic Icon

Arts and Culture, Global Challenges, Peace-building

Topic Icon 04 December 2020

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...

Topic Icon

Disability, Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion

Topic Icon 01 December 2020

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...

Topic Icon

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...

Topic Icon

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...

Topic Icon

Disability, Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion

We use cookies in order improve your browsing experience on https://www.efc.be, not to collect personal information. By continuing to use the site, you agree that that is OK. You can read more about our privacy policy here.