We invite foundations to come together to sign the European Philanthropy Statement on COVID-19, recognising that the COVID-19 outbreak is an exceptional event that will have an unprecedented impact on civil society organisations and NGOs across Europe and throughout the world. We stand together during this testing time, bringing our spirit of European solidarity to this worldwide crisis.
The Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity, in the amount of 1 million euros, aims to recognise action from all over the world to mitigate climate change.
The new European Social Catalyst Fund is designed to have significant impact on some of Europe’s most pressing social challenges.
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