Press Corner

Topic Icon 07 October 2019

Press release: Strong cross-party alliance in European Parliament for easing philanthropy’s work for public good across Europe

Brussels, 7 October 2019 – MEPs, representatives of the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee and relevant stakeholders from philanthropy, civil society and social economy discussed ways to create a truly European space for donors and encourage...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 30 September 2019

Press release: European Parliament to debate ways to unlock philanthropy’s potential for public good

Brussels, 30 September 2019 – On 1 October MEPs and key stakeholders will gather at the European Parliament to debate how to release philanthropy’s untapped potential for public good across Europe. The debate, entitled “Single Market for Philanthropy ‒ Helping...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 06 June 2019

Press release: EFC and Vladimir Potanin Foundation launch Philanthropic Leadership Platform: Russia-Europe

Brussels, 6 June 2019 – The EFC is launching a new philanthropy leadership exchange programme in partnership with the Vladimir Potanin Foundation. The first edition of the exchange will take place from 5-8 November 2019 in Brussels and will focus...

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Global Challenges, Peace-building, Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 06 June 2019

Press release: Körber-Stiftung to gift its share of Philanthropy House to the EFC

Brussels, 6 June 2019 – Körber-Stiftung has announced that it will gift its share of Philanthropy House to the EFC, as part of the commemorations of the EFC’s 30th anniversary. The historic gift supports the EFC’s role, both in the...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 22 May 2019

Joint press release: DAFNE and EFC welcome EESC call for an enabling environment for philanthropy

Brussels, 22 May 2019 - Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) and the European Foundation Centre (EFC) welcome the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adoption on 15 May of an Opinion on the European philanthropy sector. The Opinion...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 14 May 2019

Press release: EFC’s newly launched website reflects the dynamic and diverse face of philanthropy

Brussels, 14 May 2019 – Today, as part of its 30th anniversary activities, the European Foundation Centre (EFC) launched its new website one week ahead of the start of its Annual Conference in Paris.  Adopting a new approach and easier...

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Media

Topic Icon 18 March 2019

Press release: First ever EFC mapping of Arts & Culture funding by European foundations

Brussels, 7 March 2019 – Today the European Foundation Centre (EFC) launched ‘Arts and Culture at the Core of Philanthropy’, its first ever study gathering and analysing data on the topic at European level. The study, initiated by the EFC’s Arts and...

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Arts and Culture

Topic Icon 16 March 2019

Press release: European Philanthropy Manifesto launched on 20 March – please sign on!

On Wednesday 20 March the European Philanthropy Manifesto, including four key recommendations to introduce a Single Market for Philanthropy, was launched at Philanthropy House in Brussels in the presence of over 60 policymakers from the European Commission, European Parliament, Member States,...

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Philanthropy infrastructure

Topic Icon 09 March 2019

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

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