Posted on 26 July 2017 DAFNE endorses concern expressed by Bulgarian Donors’ Forum, that proposed amendments to the Judicial System Act in Bulgaria will inhibit ‘foreign funding’ and ultimately suppress the independent voices of the civil society organizations. DAFNE members seek to build a favourable operating environment for philanthropy, and oppose actions, both deliberate and unintended, which inhibit the work […]
Posted on 14 July 2017 Frost, fog, thunderstorms. Only occasional beams of sunshine. This is the current weather map compiled annually from field reports by dafne, the Donors and Foundations Network in Europe. Read more about it in the EU Observer here.
Posted on 7 July 2017 DAFNE (the European Network of Foundations’ and Donors’ Associations) is pleased to announce the appointment of Max von Abendroth as its Brussels-based Executive Director. ‘Max brings a wealth of experience of managing and representing a European network, in the field of media, he will be a wonderful asset to our network’ said Felix Oldenburg, DAFNE […]
Posted on 27 June 2017 The new chair of DAFNE, Felix Oldenburg, Secretary General of the Association of German Foundations, has recently taken over from Rosa Gallego from the Spanish Association, who served for seven years. In a recent interview to Alliance Felix Oldenburg speaks about the current political and societal climate affecting foundations in Europe as well as his […]
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.
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 […]
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.