"I would like to live to see a time when female leaders don't need to explain their presence anymore as an indicator of change, that it is just a natural thing,” says Kirsten Hommelhoff, the Secretary General of the Association of German Foundations.
Isabelle Schwarz (European Cultural Foundation) shares the findings from the recent study, Imagine Philanthropy for Europe, and discusses the lack of philanthropy with a European purpose.
“Networks need to communicate their experiences, share their knowledge, raise one common voice, and coordinate climate funding in order to address together the climate challenges.”
“Achtung, Stiftung!”, a practical handbook for Austrian foundations has been published, acting as an Ariadne’s thread for those navigating the intricacies of the philanthropic sector.
“What really gets me out of bed in the morning is contributing to shifting the economic system towards more inclusive growth and a more equitable society”, says Roberta Bosurgi, CEO of EVPA.
On the occasion of the UPF’s, our Ukrainian member, anniversary, we talked to their Director to consider the development of philanthropy in Ukraine over the past fifteen years.
Sharing our highlights from the current issue of PEXnews.
Celebrating European solidarity through visual stories
Tom Brookes of the European Climate Foundation considers the urgent and important role of philanthropy in tackling the climate crisis.
We bring together 30 national associations from 28 countries across Europe, representing over 10.000 public-benefit foundations, big and small, that want to make a difference in society.
European policy makers and foundations aligned to make the necessary steps to foster cross-border philanthropy