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

Topic Icon 10 March 2019

The Active Citizens Fund In Greece, a new grants program operated by the Bodossaki Foundation has been launched

The Active Citizens Fund in Greece is a new EEA Grants programme aimed at supporting civil society in Greece and reducing social and economic disparities in south and eastern Europe, operated by the Bodossaki Foundation. The new fund, launched in Athens on the 20th February,...

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Democracy, Global Challenges, Peace-building, Human Rights and Citizenship, Socio-economic Development, Poverty

Topic Icon 10 March 2019

The EFC’s innovative Philanthropic Leadership Platform – China-Europe opens for the 4th year!

Applications are now open for the 4th edition of the Philanthropic Leadership Platform – China-Europe, apply before 29 April to take part in this years programme. Following the success of the 2016, 2017 and 2018 editions of the Philanthropic Leadership Platform – China-Europe (墨卡托中欧公益领导力伙伴项目), the EFC and...

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Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Education, Global Challenges, Peace-building

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Press release: European philanthropy sector pushes back on proposed Dutch law requiring disclosure of donor information

Brussels, 26 February – Responding to the recently proposed act on transparency of civil society organisations in the Netherlands, the EFC and DAFNE have filed a joint contribution to the online consultation on the law, raising several concerns. The law proposal suggests...

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Human Rights and Citizenship, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 07 March 2019

Welcome our newest members to the EFC network!

The EFC welcomes its latest members to its worldwide network of philanthropic organisations! To find out more on EFC membership and what it can provide visit here.   Our new members:   EASL International Liver Foundation ILF The EASL International Liver...

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New online course on ”Entrepreneurship in Nonprofits”

On the 1st April a new online course on ”Entrepreneurship in Nonprofits” will be launched, supported by the Center for Philanthropy Studiesand New Media Center at the University of Basel, and Fondation Botnar. The free course aims to investigate the role of social...

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Take part in an online survey on sustainable diets for the Su-Eatable LIFE project

In support of the Su-Eatable LIFE project an online survey has been launched so as to provide a better understanding of what people know about sustainable diets. The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete and is looking for responses from people...

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Environment and Sustainable Development, Research, Science and Technology

Topic Icon 02 March 2019

”Good Practices on Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities” – open call

The partners of the Just4All project are searching for good practices in the access aims to improve access to justice for persons with disabilities. The good practices will be presented in a report which aims to raise awareness and educate legal...

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Disability, Diversity, Migration and Social Inclusion, Human Rights and Citizenship

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Press release: EFC 2019 Conference gathers around the world’s most famous rallying cry: “Liberté, égalité, philanthropie” – 22-24 May 2019, Paris

Brussels, 21 February 2019 – Liberté, égalité, fraternité, the national motto of France and the familiar rallying cry for freedom, equality and solidarity worldwide, will be the focus of this year’s EFC’s Annual Conference, which will examine ways in which philanthropy...

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Human Rights and Citizenship

Topic Icon 28 February 2019

Are you part of the Next Generation in philanthropy? Apply now for the EFC’s Next Gen Programme!

Taking place throughout the EFC’s annual conference, a key event that brings 650 philanthropy professionals together, the Next Gen programme gives a new generation of professionals in philanthropy a unique chance to interact with leading philanthropy practitioners from Europe and around the world,...

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