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Networks for impact, not networking

Zibran Choudhury 4 February 2020

Ahead of the PEXForum 2020 we asked readers which conference sessions they would be most interested in reading about to share the topics and themes from the conference with those who are unable to attend. …

European philanthropy networks up their game

Charles Keidan 4 February 2020

What happens when you bring philanthropy wonks together, roughly divided into two groups, to spend quality time with one another? One set of groups represents the interests of foundations in individual countries and the other …

Interact, connect, communicate

Juliana Hoxha 30 January 2020

I just came back from three days in Madrid, attending PEXForum 2020. I feel these three days were well spent and worthy to leave the office in a very busy period at the beginning of …

PEX-ed up!

Lev Fejes 27 January 2020

I am writing this blog post on the plane, during my flight back to Cluj from Madrid. The vibe of the first #PEXforum2020 is still fresh after three days. As this rarely happens, I would …

It is time to act. Together.

Ruth Williams 27 January 2020

The PEXForum 2020, the first of its kind, organised by AEF and DAFNE, brought together various European stakeholders from all over the world. It provided a unique space to create a European philanthropy identity as …

Audiatur et altera pars

Rupert Strachwitz 27 January 2020

At the PEXForum 2020, held in Madrid on 23-24 January, I was reminded of this old Roman saying, while thouroughly enjoying the informal and yet very concentrated and productive meeting of experts in philanthropy. I …

1350 words and nine concrete actions for a better future for foundations

Liisa Suvikumpu 27 January 2020

The way I take notes is deeply rooted. Therefore, in busy group work situations, I get anxious when I can’t tap all my thoughts on the computer. What happened in Madrid, however, was remarkable: although …

New publication profiles philanthropy ecosystem in Europe

Alliance magazine 20 January 2020

Ahead of the PEX2020 forum later this week, Alliance magazine has released a new publication profiling the organisations that comprise the philanthropy ecosystem in Europe.  Philanthropy Europe Networks Forum – PEXforum 2020 – is the …

Mott Foundation leader and pioneer of philanthropy William S. White dies aged 82

Alliance magazine 11 October 2019

One of the longest-serving leaders of a major philanthropy in the United States and pioneer of philanthropy infrastructure, William S. White passed away peacefully on October 9 2019 at age 82. Under White’s leadership, the …

Wider Sense & WINGS webinar | Insights on the future of European philanthropy and social investment infrastructure

Alliance magazine 10 April 2019

More than the Sum of its Parts: Insights on the Future of European Philanthropy and Social Investment Infrastructure What do grantmakers expect from the philanthropy support infrastructure? How does that infrastructure increase the effectiveness of …