Professional grantmakers attempt to do their best in a world of difficult choices and constant pressure from every direction. Authors Gemma Bull and Tom Steinberg offer some simple, memorable advice to help you keep heading in the right direction when the pressures of the grantmaking life get too much.
Dr Lars Grotewold, Stiftung Mercator, highlights why climate is a cross-cutting challenge which requires urgent action from the entire philanthropic community.
There is a growing trend to treat philanthropy like a business venture, framing development challenges as business opportunities, donations as investments, and beneficiaries as entrepreneurs.
Hanna Stähle, Philanthropy Advocacy, shares the highlights from a panel including Vice President Timmermans exploring the role of foundations in the Gobal Green Deal, hosted by F20 at the German Foundation Days.
The Collective Power of Philanthropy Networks. Read Carola Carazzone’s full keynote speech at SwissFoundations Symposium.
ACF have published their first annual report tracking the progress of signatories of the Funder Commitment on Climate Change.
Elena Višnar Malinovská, Head of Unit at DG CLIMA, highlights the opportunities that the EU Climate Pact offers philanthropy organisations and their role in supporting Europe’s green transition.
We are excited to publish our annual report, showcasing what we have accomplished in the past year as well as our vision for 2021.
“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.
Last week, we witnessed an important call to climate action across the European philanthropy ecosystem.