Ending violence against women is none of your business? Think again.

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Karin Heisecke (Director of MaLisa Foundation) identifies the current challenges to effectively tackle gender-based violence in Europe and calls European philanthropy to play a key leveraging role to fill the existing gaps.

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What if every foundation cared about climate?

We are all climate funders in a world that is shaped by the climate crisis. Eva Rehse, Executive Director of Global Greengrants Fund UK, provides four suggestions for how foundations can begin their journey into climate philanthropy, including the one thing all endowed foundations should do today.

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The future of philanthropy is now

The future of philanthropy is now

Kirsten Hommelhoff, Secretary General of the Association of German Foundations, shares her view on the importance of recognising and fostering philanthropic activities throughout Europe to accompany societal change. The good news is that philanthropy is already on the right track!

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Can philanthropy ever be open and inclusive?

Tris Lumley, NPC Director of Innovation and Development, shares his reflections on open philanthropy – a new approach to make philanthropy more inclusive, open and transparent and to build a new commons of sense-making, priority-setting and decision-making.

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A call to philanthropy to be bold. Now.

‘10 years to transform the future of humanity – or to destabilize the planet’ – this is the reality philanthropy is facing today. In time for Earth Day 2021 Dafne’s Max von Abendroth is calling philanthropy to be bold in addressing the climate crisis and deepening social inequalities.

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