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DAFNE Summer Meeting Report 2017 is out!

Posted on 16 June 2017  
The DAFNE Summer Meeting 2017 took place in Warsaw on 30 May. It was a great success. Read all about it in the Meeting Report which can be found here in the section “resources”.

The 4Cs -Demonstrating Philanthropy Support Organizations’ Value

Posted on 23 May 2017  
The DAFNE / WINGS Webinar on the 4Cs planning and assessment framework, which took place on 22 May has been published.

4Cs Planning and Evaluation Framework webinar 22 May (11.00 UTC)

Posted on 17 May 2017  
Find out more about the 4Cs framework to understand and describe what you do in relation to Capacity, Capability, Credibility and Connections - join this webinar

Foundation sector unites in support of Hungarian NGOs

Posted on 28 April 2017  
Foundations and support organizations across the globe have united in an unprecedented manner to express their concern about restrictions being imposed on the NGO sector in Hungary.  The statement, endorsed by 80 organizations is available here.

DAFNE is seeking an Executive Director for Brussels!

Posted on 30 March 2017  
Executive Director Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe The Donors and Foundations Networks Europe (DAFNE) is an informal network that consists of 25 European national associations with a collective membership of more than 7,500 public-benefit foundations plus other philanthropic players. Following a successful period in which the Network has moved from being volunteer based and […]

DAFNE makes the news on Mexican TV

Posted on 16 March 2017  
Rosa Gallego, DAFNE chair, was interviewed on Mexican TV during the WINGS Forum in Mexcio City. She presented some of the highlights from the Forum and also described the differences and commonalities between philanthropy in Mexico and Spain. View the full interview here.


Posted on 2 March 2017  
DAFNE and WINGS have developed a self assessment App based on the 4Cs planning and evaluation framework (Capacity, Capability, Connections and Credibility). The on-line tool presents a chart describing the state of the field and the users degree of influence. Results can be compared at regional and global levels. This is a prototype with the […]

DAFNE Winter Meeting Report 2017 published

Posted on 2 February 2017  
27 participants representing national associations and donors forums from 17 countries participated in the DAFNE Winter Meeting in Berlin 19-20 Jan 2017. Despite our diversity we face common challenges, and because of our common interests, working together is essential. In the rare opportunities to come together we pack as much in as we can – […]

European donors and foundations associations stand united in challenging times

Posted on 26 January 2017  
Representatives from 17 European countries came together to exchange know-how, strengthen pan-European ties, and discuss challenges the philanthropic scene in Europe is facing.

Corporate Foundations in Fontainebleau – A Significant First

Posted on 6 January 2017  
How does the relationship between corporate foundations and their funding corporations impact on their governance, mission, and practice. Alliance Extra summarized proceedings of this DAFNE organized Knowledge Exchange, in a feature in December. ‘It was a true exchange – this sort of event will move the field forward’. The full article is available here ‘
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