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Brand new Philanthropy Europe Newsletter is out

Posted on 28 March 2019  
Subscribe to the Philanthropy Europe Newsletter through this link. Who is going to provide data insights for European philanthropy? What is the most appropriate regulatory framework and how can we build a single market for philanthropy across Europe? How to provide the best knowledge exchange and learning opportunities around effective philanthropy? Building on 15 years of experience in shaping European sector […]

‘Everybody can be a changemaker’. Interview with Carola Carazzone, CEO of Assifero

Posted on 26 March 2019  
Photograph: private collection ‘Everybody can be a changemaker’: Carola Carazzone, CEO of Assifero in Italy and member of the Board of Directors of DAFNE, on how philanthropy can drive social change by Hanna Stähle In January 2019, Carola Carazzone, a human rights lawyer, was elected to the Board of Directors of DAFNE. Since May 2014 […]

Pioneering academic research on Finnish Foundations 1917–2017

Posted on 26 March 2019  
Photograph: Ilkka Kärkkäinen The significance of the role of foundations in funding academic research over the last 100 years is revealed in a research study ‘Support troops for Science’ (‘Tieteen tukijoukot’). by Virve Zenkner, Council of Finnish Foundations There has been little academic research related to the work of foundations in Finland. The Council of Finnish […]

Foundations vote for Europe: Felix Oldenburg, DAFNE Chair on the launch of European Philanthropy Manifesto

Posted on 22 March 2019  
Foundations vote for Europe DAFNE and EFC present Philanthropy Manifesto with demands and promises In just over 60 days, Europe will elect a new parliament. The paths ahead diverge perhaps like never before. The idea of a united, social Europe of citizens needs all the help it can get. On Wednesday, we, the philanthropy sector […]

Press Release: European Philanthropy Manifesto calling for a Single Market for Philanthropy

Posted on 22 March 2019  
European Philanthropy Manifesto calling for a Single Market for Philanthropy Brussels, 22 March 2019 – On Wednesday evening the European Philanthropy Manifesto, including four key recommendations to introduce a Single Market for Philanthropy, was launched at Philanthropy House in Brussels in the presence of over 60 policymakers from the European Commission, European Parliament, Member States, […]

DAFNE webinar in cooperation with ACF (UK): ‘Stronger Foundations – An initiative to develop excellence’

Posted on 19 March 2019  
DAFNE in cooperation with the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) organises the joint webinar ‘Stronger Foundations – An initiative to develop excellence’ that takes place on Tuesday, 2 April 2019, from 14:00 to 15:00 (CET). Please feel free to circulate this invitation within your network. Please register here for the webinar. Stronger Foundations is a flagship […]

Community Foundations and their Support Ecosystem in Europe: Report on a DAFNE webinar in cooperation with ECFI

Posted on 11 March 2019  
by James Magowan, Co-Ordinating Director of DAFNE and ECFI This DAFNE webinar in cooperation with ECFI was intended to help develop a better understanding of the community foundation field and its potential and to describe the critical role of a range of types of support being deployed to develop the movement. This report highlights key […]

C Summit – The European Corporate Philanthropy and Social Investing Summit – Save the Date (11-12 September 2019, Munich)

Posted on 7 March 2019  
DAFNE and EVPA are organising the first European Corporate Philanthropy and Social Investing Summit (C Summit) that will gather corporate social investors and corporate philanthropists of all types with their European peers to share their knowledge and experience and learn together. The focus this year is on strategic alignment and will draw on latest research, and experience in […]

Press release: European philanthropy sector pushes back on proposed Dutch law requiring disclosure of donor information

Posted on 26 February 2019  
Brussels, 26 February 2019 – Responding to the recently proposed act on transparency of civil society organisations in the Netherlands, the EFC and DAFNE have filed a joint contribution to the online consultation on the law, raising several concerns. The law proposal suggests that civil society organisations would be required to report on their websites […]

DAFNE Webinar in cooperation with ECFI: Community foundations and their support ecosystem in Europe

Posted on 8 February 2019  
DAFNE in cooperation with ECFI organises the first joint webinar ‘Community foundations and their support ecosystem in Europe’ that takes place on Monday, 25 February 2019, from 14:00 to 15:00 (CET). Please register here for the webinar. The community foundation movement is evolving rapidly in Europe. Community foundations play an important role in ‘place-based’ philanthropy and act not […]
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