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

Topic Icon 04 February 2019

Call to action from the European Cultural Foundation – ”Democracy Needs Imagination”

The European Cultural Foundation are launching a call to action to fund daring, creative, cultural actions in the run up to the European elections, titled ”Democracy Needs Imagination.” The call seeks to draw attention to the European parliamentary elections and support the process...

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Arts and Culture, Democracy, Human Rights and Citizenship

Topic Icon 30 January 2019

Foundation Center and Guidestar merge to become Candid

The Foundation Center has announced a merger with GuideStar, an electronic database nonprofits, to form a new nonprofit organisation known as Candid. EFC Member The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has been the largest philanthropic supporter of the Foundation Center and GuideStar, has made...

Topic Icon 27 January 2019

Welcome our newest affiliates to the EFC network!

Affiliates: DanChurchAid. Mission: DanChurchAid is one of Denmark’s oldest and largest NGO’s and works primarily with development and humanitarian assistance projects targeting communities in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. These projects led to the organisation distributing more than 77 million...

Topic Icon 25 January 2019

Global Perspectives release follow-up paper on ”Potentials and the possible impact of Civil Society in strengthening and defending Multilateralism”

The Global Perspectives Initiative (GPI) have released a follow up paper to their workshop on ”Potentials and the possible impact of Civil Society in strengthening and defending Multilateralism” on the 13th December. The paper provides a summary of the discussions and debates...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Human Rights and Citizenship

Topic Icon 20 January 2019

TIEPOLO – an insight into the EFC member exchange programme

TIEPOLO, or the Tailor-made International Exchange Programme Offering Learning is one of the EFC’s many programmes that enhance connection and foster peer-learning in the philanthropic sector. TIEPOLO is an exchange programme that provides staff from the sector the opportunity to...

Topic Icon 17 January 2019

”Philanthropy, an untapped potential?” – the latest hearing held by the European Economic and Social Committee.

Philanthropy and its as yet untapped potential in Europe was the topic of discussion at a hearing held by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on the 16th January. The hearing brought together a number of representatives of philanthropic organisations, civil...

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

Topic Icon 16 January 2019

EVPA training on ”Social Impact Measurement and Management”

The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) is organising a two-day training course, in partnership with Social Value UK, on “Social Impact Measurement and Management” in Brussels on the 21st and 22nd of March. The course, hosted in Philanthropy House, will offer participants the opportunity...

Topic Icon 15 January 2019

Highlights from the 2018 Fundación Princesa de Asturias Awards include Martin Scorsese being recognised among the laureates

Acclaimed filmmaker Martin Scorsese was recognised among other laureate at the 2018 Fundación Princesa de Asturias Awards. The Princess of Asturias Foundation convenes the Princess of Asturias Awards, which are presented at an academic ceremony held each year in Oviedo, capital of...

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Arts and Culture

Topic Icon 11 January 2019

Kone Foundation to open call for applications in March for Saari Residency 2020

The Kone Foundation will open a call for applications for the Saari Residency 2020, in March 2019. The residency, which is celebrating its 10 year anniversary, is intended for professional artists, translators, curators, critics and researchers to support their work with a one to...

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Arts and Culture, Research, Science and Technology

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