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EUROPEAN DAY OF FOUNDATIONS AND DONORS – FLASH-MOB IN UKRAINE

Posted on 5 October 2015 Ukraine  
A flash-mob of some 100 staff members from different foundations with balloons (tea, cakes and smiles) symbolising projects and support provided by foundations celebrated European Day of Foundations and Donors in Kiev last week.

Europhilantopics – 10th November

Posted on 22 September 2015 Belgium  
This is a free event which brings foundations and funders together with EU institutions policy makers to spark change-making conversations.

ACF (UK) latest Giving Trends

Posted on 20 September 2015  
This publication, packed with interesting infographics, tracks key indicators of the health of the foundation sector: its giving, its income and the value of its assets. Based on the top 300 foundations this represents approximately 90% of the value of giving by all independent foundations in the UK. By consistently gathering data on this cohort […]

Sustainable Development Goals: How much do you know? What role should foundations have? Where will they be most effective?

Posted on 10 September 2015  
The analysis of this survey will contribute to the Alliance December issue which will explore philanthropy’s role in implementing the UN SDGs.   Response requested by 5th Oct.

EFC compilation of data for the 3rd European Environment Funders Group mapping

Posted on 1 September 2015  
The EFC European Environmental Funders Group is preparing its third edition of the mapping of environmental funding by European foundations. In the past 5 years EEFG mappings have been a great tool that have helped to understand philanthropic action in the environmental field, identify trends and gaps, and design strategies for philanthropic actions.
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