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We have launched a campaign celebrating the shortlisted photo-stories from FOCUS Philanthropy. Over the next month we will be spotlighting one inspiring story of European philanthropy per day leading up to 1 October when we will announce the three winners. We invite you to actively engage in this campaign and we hope you will join us in celebrating the 2020 European Day of Foundations and Donors.
CAF’s Giving Thought podcast, which explores trends in global philanthropy and civil society, has dedicated a mini-series of four episodes to discussing European philanthropy, featuring Max von Abendroth, Rosa Gallego, James Magowan, Julie Broome and Carola Carazzone.
An important judgment for European cross-border philanthropy and an example of how EU law can be used to protect fundamental freedoms. The Philanthropy Advocacy team is now working with expert partners such as ECNL to analyse in more depth its implications.
We are proud to introduce our first ever PEXmagazine – the result of the PEXforum 2020 in Madrid, the first Europe-wide event bringing together leaders and experts from national, regional and European philanthropy networks.
A new report by McKinsey & Company looks at the European philanthropic response to the COVID-19 crisis and imagines philanthropy’s role in the rebuilding and recovery efforts.
The COVID-19 crisis has dramatically changed our world, in so many ways. Things will never be the same again. The first task is to save lives. The next challenge is, in the words of UN Secretary-General António Guterres, to ‘build back better’.
BRUSSELS, 28 May 2020 – Jean-Marc Pautras, Executive Director of the French DAFNE member Centre Français des Fonds et Fondations, was elected the new Treasurer of the DAFNE Board of Directors at the General Assembly on 19 May 2020. Jean-Marc Pautras joined the Centre Français des Fonds et Fondations, an association gathering over 320 foundations…
The Handbook is a guide that should empower civil society groups across the European Union to make the best use possible of the resources of EU law to protect the civic space. This fills a gap. And, unfortunately, it responds to a real need. The main message is that EU law offers a number of tools that can be used more systematically, to improve the protection of fundamental rights in the EU, and to allow civil society to effectively exercise its function as a watchdog for civil liberties in the EU.”
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 coronavirus crisis has required philanthropy organisations across Europe to be brave in stepping beyond their comfort zones and rapidly responding to the new and intensified challenges posed by the ensuing crisis. This post offers a snapshot the activities, initiatives and solutions from civil society and philanthropy organisations across Europe.