European philanthropy and social investment networks have come together to ensure that the diverse responses to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic are cohesive, collaborative, efficient and achieve the best possible impact for all their beneficiaries.
The current COVID-19 emergency is clearly surfacing and dramatically intensifying the systemic gaps in our societies. In creating the Unitus Europe hub, European philanthropy and social investment networks Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE), European Foundation Centre (EFC), European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA), Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) and Network of European Foundations (NEF) have come together to ensure that the diverse responses to the outbreak of the pandemic are cohesive, collaborative, efficient and achieve the best possible impact for all their beneficiaries.
With a focus on trans-national and cross-border activities, the hub aims to give guidance and support to suppliers of funding, catalyse and coordinate activities, identify gaps, inspire initiatives, and accelerate supply and match demand.
We invite European actors in philanthropy and social investing, as well as global players active in Europe, to meet other private and public funders through this hub and join forces for greater impact and value for their beneficiaries and to effectively tackle the COVID-19 emergency. Our hope is for this hub to become a valuable space for sharing information, resources, and good practices to inspire other actors, gaining new insights through peer-learning and identifying opportunities on the demand and supply side.
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Christian Edlvold Berg, Senior Analyst at the Knowledge Center for Danish Foundations, introduces their recently published report, surveying the public perception of foundations during the corona crisis, and the Danish foundations about their expectations for providing grants in 2020, 2021, and 2022.
15.07.2020 • Covid-19 RevivalRead more
James Magowan, Co-Director at ECFI, and Boris Strečanský, Senior Expert and Board Member of the Centre for Philanthropy in Slovakia and consultant for ECFI, reflect on the PEX community scenario thinking sessions that worked through uncertainties facing the philanthropy field post-Covid, and resulted in the PEX Philanthropy Resilience Storybook
08.07.2020 • Covid-19 RevivalRead more
With Europe slowly opening again, our attention turns to how philanthropy can build a resilient civil society, more equitable and better equipped for future points of crisis. As we transition to this revival phase, DAFNE is collecting resources relevant to philanthropy infrastructure organisations in the European Resource Hub 2.0 “COVID-19 Revival & Philanthropy”.