European foundations have a role to play in nurturing a thriving nonprofit advocacy ecosystem. Every day that passes without nonprofits advocating for the most vulnerable, underrepresented and minority interests, the more we lose as a society. Time has come to break the lobbying taboo.
by Emma Hutchins, ACF How do you measure a sector that isn’t defined? This is the challenge we meet each year when we produce Foundation Giving Trends, studying the foundation landscape in the UK. With an estimated 12,000 registered grant-making charities, focusing on the top 300 may seem like the tip of the iceberg. In…
New study tackles taxes and ambiguity in the philanthropic sector in Switzerland and yields concrete numbers.
The significance of the role of foundations in funding academic research over the last 100 years is revealed in a research study ‘Support troops for Science’ (‘Tieteen tukijoukot’).