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Carola Carazzone, Carol Mack to join Dafne as new chair and board member

Alliance magazine 23 January 2021

Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (Dafne) has announced that Carola Carazzone, Secretary General of the Italian association Assifero, will join its Board of Directors as Chair, alongside CEO of the UK’s Association of Charitable …


Bold vision is needed to change a system, so is collaboration and trust

Juliet Cockram 22 January 2021

If there is one word that sums up what we need right now, it is connection. This need has united us through Covid – the lockdowns, isolation, quarantines, and loss. But this pandemic, for all …


EFC and Dafne announce plans to become one organisation in 2021

Elika Roohi 21 January 2021

In a major recalibration of Europe’s philanthropy infrastructure, the European Foundation Centre (EFC) and the Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (Dafne) will converge this year to form one philanthropy network. First made public in …

Investors can influence climate action for the better

Nando van Kleeff 19 January 2021

The world’s leading financial institutions just took an important step to combat climate change. For the first time, major commercial and investment banks, asset managers and insurers adopted a common metric to account for the …

What can philanthropy do for the climate? Strategic pathways for climate giving

Eléonore Delanoë, Arthur Gautier and Anne-Claire Pache 19 January 2021 For Subscribers

Was 2020 the year that philanthropy recognised the part it had to play in the climate crisis? Though marked by other crises, it was a year of banner funding pledges for climate: in February 2020, …

Balancing today with tomorrow

Angela Kail 13 January 2021

When Covid first hit, foundations were generous in putting out more money fast to help charities respond. But as another wave washes over Europe, it’s clear this crisis is nowhere near past us. We are …

PEXforum 2021: From Crisis to Renewal: Living Up to Our Vision For a Sustainable and Just Europe

Alliance magazine 12 January 2021

Collaboration and community in the fight against climate change

Dory Trimble and Laura García 11 January 2021

The Honnold Foundation (HF) and Global Greengrants Fund are both fighting climate change at the grassroots level. We fuel climate movements built and mobilised by community leaders worldwide, directly supporting the people at the frontlines …

Why fund strategy in the face of crisis?

Hannah Barker and Amy Cuffley 7 January 2021

This year, the charity sector has shown great ability to adapt and ensure it continues to help the most in need through the midst of the crisis. But lots of charities and social enterprises are …

Resourcing racial justice means risk is no longer racialised

Nusrat Faizullah and Farzana Khan 6 January 2021

Resourcing Racial Justice was created in the UK as an emergency response to the pandemic. As a group of people of colour that were activists, innovators and artists we knew ahead of the figures that …