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Topic Icon 21 June 2021

Applications now open for the new Philanthropic Leadership Platform: India-Europe

Apply now Applications are now open for the new Philanthropic Leadership Platform: India-Europe, organised in partnership with the Asian Venture Philanthropy Association with support from the Children's Investment Fund Foundation, Oak Foundation and Ford Foundation India. Philanthropy has a very...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 14 June 2021

Sara Llewellin awarded a DBE (damehood) in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

The EFC is delighted to share that the Barrow Cadbury Trust's Chief Executive Sara Llewellin has been awarded a DBE (damehood) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to social justice. Sara has been BCT's Chief Executive since 2009...

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Socio-economic Development, Poverty

Topic Icon 10 June 2021

EFC Governance update 2021

On Wednesday, 9 June 2021, EFC Members gathered online for the 32nd Annual General Assembly, the first AGA for both the EFC Chair, Angel Font, and CEO, Delphine Moralis. This was a welcome opportunity to look back at 2020 with...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 10 June 2021

"Brick by brick" funders discuss effective strategies for social housing in Europe

The cost of housing in most European countries has become simply unaffordable for many. With over 120 million people in the European Union at risk of poverty and social exclusion, a housing emergency in dire need of solutions is growing....

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

Topic Icon 09 June 2021

EFC publishes 2020 Annual Review and Financial Statement

The EFC has published its Annual Review and Financial Statement for 2020 following approval at the Annual General Assembly which took place online on 9 June. The Review follows the format of the previous year, separating the work of the...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

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Considering the soil of the work with the Imagination, Regeneration and Foresight community

The second session of the new EFC Community of Practice on Imagination, Regeneration and Foresight on 20 May placed at the heart of the discussion the question, “whose voices, ideas and worldviews are organisations using to inform their strategic foresight...

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Democracy, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 31 May 2021

The future of education with the Philanthropic Leadership Platform: Russia-Europe

The fourth session of the second edition of the Philanthropic Leadership Platform: Russia-Europe, undertaken in partnership with the Vladimir Potanin Foundation, saw 20 participants explore the future of education in a webinar on 20 May with a number of guest speakers,...

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Children and Youth, Education, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 31 May 2021

Closing the representation gap for people with lived migration experience in public and policy advocacy with the Diversity, Migration and Integration Thematic Network and EPIM

On 21 April, the Diversity, Migration and Integration Thematic Network jointly organised a learning session with the European Programme for Integration and Migration (EPIM) on closing the representation gap for people with lived migration experience in public and policy advocacy...

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Democracy, Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Human Rights and Citizenship

Topic Icon 28 May 2021

Mama Cash publishes “In Movement Together - Funding Feminist Activism Globally” a 10 year strategic guide for 2021-2030

Mama Cash has published its 10 year strategic guide for 2021-2030, “In Movement Together - Funding Feminist Activism Globally”. The guide sets out a vision for the world "where the lives and work of all people are equally valued, and...

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

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