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Barry Hoolwerf

Conference reports 1 Barry Hoolwerf 25 May 2019

Show the value of philanthropy. For what it’s worth.

People care. By giving their hard earned money away to the causes by which they are moved, people engage in everyday acts of kindness. This is what philanthropy is about. This is a free interpretation …

Opinion Barry Hoolwerf 30 March 2018

How European policy makers have re-discovered philanthropy

Official interest in philanthropy is growing. In recent years European policy makers have (re-)discovered philanthropy and, more specifically foundations as contributors to the public good. In Brussels, the Directorate-General Research and Innovation (DG RTD) was …

Conference reports Barry Hoolwerf 4 May 2016

Bridging the gap between the European Commission and foundations

How to finance investments in research and innovation in the future? Which forms of financing might stimulate investments and leverage the wealth that has been accumulated in Europe? Which new collaboration structures will lead to …