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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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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

Topic Icon 02 March 2019

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 12 February 2019

Press release: EFC’s latest mapping provides the most comprehensive study to date of environmental funding by European foundations

Fourth volume of the mapping analyses over 4,000 grants worth €583 million and highlights key findings from both the supply side and the demand side On 12 February 2019 the European Foundation Centre’s (EFC) European Environmental Funders Group (EEFG) launched the fourth edition...

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Environment and Sustainable Development

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