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Felix Oldenburg

Felix Oldenburg 10 August 2017

Philanthropy needs protection in stormy times

Frost, fog, thunderstorms. Only occasional beams of sunshine. This is the current weather map compiled annually from field reports by DAFNE, the Donors and Foundations Network in Europe. The bad news of new restrictions, denunciation, …

Felix Oldenburg 15 May 2017

German foundations at the crossroads

Osnabrueck is a peaceful town in Lower Saxony. In fact, it is so peaceful that its claim to fame is the Peace of Westphalia, which ended the Thirty Years War 380 years ago. The usual …