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Boost Philanthropy in Europe 2017 (Brussels)

Posted on 21 November 2016 Belgium  
DAFNE is partnering with King Baudouin Foundation and others in organising a one-day conference that will bring together all major European philanthropic networks and actors, within the European Institutions on May 12th, 2017.  The purpose of ‘Boost Philanthropy in Europe‘ is to bring philanthropy in our society to the forefront and to show that philanthropy […]

A Guide to Community Foundations in Germany

Posted on 18 November 2016 Germany  
A Guide to Community Foundations in Germany The Country Guide presents community foundations in Germany. Twenty years after the first community foundation was established in Germany, there is great interest abroad in German community foundations. How do community foundations position themselves within their social context? What are their legal bases? What are their distinguishing features? […]

ACF Good Practice Guide for Corporate Foundations

Posted on 9 November 2016 United Kingdom  
The Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) has published an excellent practical guide on governance, staffing and operations has been published. The guide will appeal to those interested in the establishment and ongoing effectiveness of corporate foundations, with advice and examples from those already active in the sector. This Guide can be downloaded for free here. Hardcopies are […]

TUSEV – Individual Giving and Philanthropy in Turkey Report

Posted on 2 November 2016 Turkey  
TUSEV recently published the Individual Giving and Philanthropy in Turkey report which presents comprehensive and up-to-date data on perception on philanthropy, trends and motivations in individual giving in Turkey as well as providing a comparison on the change in the understanding of philanthropy and giving practices in the last decade. You can find the full report […]

International Day on Communications and Philanthropy

Posted on 12 October 2016  
Open for registration (free) 24 November, La Coruna, Spain

Corporate Citizenship – Corporate Foundations Survey

Posted on 11 October 2016  
Contribute to global research through a quick survey - and you will receive an advance copy of the results ahead of publication in December,

European Foundation Sector report 2016

Posted on 1 October 2016  
New data compiled by the Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE) and analysed by Foundation Center (New York).

#October1Europe: Country Activities

Posted on 30 September 2016  
Only one more day to go until we celebrate the European Day of Foundations and Donors! Be sure to follow us on Twitter at @DafneHQ, and use the #October1Europe hashtag. Join our members in celebrating the day! SPAIN All the Spanish foundations will be tweeting with the hashtag #October1Europe at the same time (at 12 […]

European Day of Foundations and Donors: #October1Europe

Posted on 27 September 2016  
On October 1st, several associations of charitable foundations across Europe will be hosting events and activities to celebrate the European Day of Foundations and Donors.

Portuguese Speaking Foundations Meeting 15-17 Nov, Maputo

Posted on 29 August 2016 Mozambique, Portugal  
The Portuguese Foundation Centre and the Foundation for Community Development are organizing the 11th CPLP Foundations Meeting to be held in Maputo Mozambique, from 15 to 17 November 2016. “The Foundations and the Global Agenda 2030” is  event open to any Foundations with and interest in Portuguese speaking countries.   For more information and registration […]