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News European Foundation Centre 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

New EFC initiative to view institutional philanthropy in 3D

The EFC has launched the Institutional Philanthropy Spectrum (IPS). Its aim is to better understand and document the characteristics, practices, role and relevance of institutional philanthropy in society. The IPS serves as a framework to …

News European Foundation Centre 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

EFC: Seeds sprouting as EFC Strategic Framework enters first full year 

2017 may mark the beginning of the first full year of the EFC’s new Strategic Framework, but many of the seeds sown last year are germinating and in some cases already bearing fruit. New thematic …

News European Foundation Centre 29 November 2016 For Subscribers

European Foundation Centre: New EFC mapping explores European environmental funding

This autumn the EFC published its third environmental funding mapping report, representing the most comprehensive study to date into environmental initiatives supported by European foundations. The 75 foundations covered in the study provided 2,913 environmental …

News European Foundation Centre 6 September 2016 For Subscribers

European Foundation Centre: How are foundations helping to alleviate the refugee crisis?

Through a survey, meetings and conversations with members, the EFC has been drawing a picture of the type of work European foundations are doing or supporting to alleviate the refugee crisis. This includes activities in …

News European Foundation Centre 7 June 2016

European Foundation Centre: A new framework for the EFC

The EFC’s 2016-2022 Strategic Framework, unveiled at its Annual General Assembly (AGA) in May, is set against the backdrop of a Europe where civil society urgently needs to demonstrate its crucial role in responding to …

News European Foundation Centre 14 March 2016 For Subscribers

European Foundation Centre: Coalition partners challenge Financial Action Task Force

The EFC and its key partners in a global non-profit organization (NPO) coalition initiative have taken the lead to stop the disruption of legitimate activities undertaken by NPOs, which have been put at risk by …

News European Foundation Centre 1 December 2015 For Subscribers

European Foundation Centre: No refuge from the migrant crisis

Foundations have, after all, been working on migration, integration and diversity for a long time (and indeed on crisis response), even if the majority favour a medium/long-term approach. Areas of work range from supporting organizations …

European Foundation Centre 16 September 2015

Mapping the response to the refugee crisis: contribute to the survey

The European Foundation Centre (EFC) and Alliance have joined forces to carry out a quick scan of what philanthropic actors are doing in response to the current refugee crisis. We want to make an inventory …

European Foundation Centre 15 September 2015

In dialogue blog / Risk, return, and the philanthropy of buildings

This post originally appeared on the European Foundation Center’s blog. The original article can be found here> Proposals to fund physical development projects tend to get a cold reception in philanthropy. Albie Sachs, former chief …

News European Foundation Centre 1 September 2015 For Subscribers

European Foundation Centre: Learning from Ghent inclusion programme

In June members of the EFC Forum for Roma Inclusion came together in Ghent in Belgium to learn from the city’s internationally-heralded inclusion programmes. The Forum works to mobilize the foundation sector to help further …