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Sara Llewellin of Barrow Cadbury Trust wins European Foundation Centre Compass Prize

29 May 2019
Alliance magazine

Sara Llewellin, the Chief Executive of the Barrow Cadbury Trust, has been awarded the European Foundation Centre (EFC) Compass Prize at the 30th EFC AGA and Conference last week in Paris. This is the fifth ever prize awarded since its launch ten years ago and Llewellin is the first woman to receive this recognition. The EFC Compass Prize recognises those who have made outstanding contributions to, and ongoing support for, the development of the European philanthropic sector; the pioneers, navigators and …

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European foundations and philanthropists need to act now and help re-frame the narrative

28 May 2019
Nicole van Schaik

 As we process the implications of the European election, all the ideas gathered and pledges made at last week’s European Foundation Centre’s annual conference in Paris seem so pertinent and strategic. Of all the conversations I attended, the ones around the climate emergency have stuck with me most. The remarkable speakers – including Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and founder of Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice, Elizabeth McKeon, Portfolio Lead Climate Action at …

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Data philanthropy and beyond

28 May 2019
Zibran Choudhury

How do you create a ‘data strategy’ and leverage it for public good when data trends are constantly shifting? It’s …

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Nothing about us, without us

28 May 2019
Zibran Choudhury

It’s day two of the European Foundation Centre 2019 Annual General Assembly, and we move on from Liberté, to Égalité …

Interview

Conference corner: Lucia Martina, Fondazione Lang Italia

28 May 2019
Amy McGoldrick

At the European Foundation Centre 2019 Annual Conference, I speak to delegates to capture their reflections so far. What is …

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True solidarity has a way to go

28 May 2019
Amy McGoldrick

My last sessions at the EFC’s 2019 Conference followed a wonderful site visit to ‘le Plus Petit Cirque du Monde’, …

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Arts can’t save the world, but it can make it better

28 May 2019
Dea Vidović

How philanthropy can support participatory arts was one of the topics discussed during the EFC conference, held from 22 – …

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At the digital crossroads

28 May 2019
Zibran Choudhury

Digital – it seems so middle of the road, so normal, even for those behind the curve, but we are …

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Gender and disability – Is intersectionality possible?

28 May 2019
Deniz Baskan

The session ‘Supporting rights and equality – Working together with the women and girls with disabilities’ organized by the Disability …

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The universality of philanthropy

28 May 2019
Masayuki Deguchi

Japan has the fastest modernized country in Asia, and the concept of ‘philanthropy’ was born in the 1970s. This term …

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Philanthropy’s trust issues

28 May 2019
Rachel Heydecker

While the UK was taking to the polls for a European election we had not expected to take part in, …