There are vast amounts of data that, if aggregated and analysed well, could help us improve our work and the work of the entire ecosystem. Time has come for us to collectively forge a vision for using data more effectively and openly by flinging open the doors of understanding of what philanthropy is in the European context.
Could foundations find themselves on the ‘wrong side of history’ by failing to act in the face of the climate crisis? Associations and networks have a critical role to play: to demonstrate leadership, mobilise their members, and facilitate collaborative action – now with some urgency.
A snap shot of how foundations across Europe create positive stories in people’s lives
The Opinion entitled “European philanthropy: an untapped potential” was requested by the Romanian presidency.
We need a new paradigm where the work of support organisations becomes essential to achieving effective philanthropy – underpinned by critical thinking, informed by learning from practice, and delivered at scale