August 5, 2020

Scientists call for European foundation to help prevent future crises

Seventy six scientists in 16 countries have jointly called for a philanthropic foundation to be set up to help prevent future environmental and health crises. The […]
July 1, 2020

The new agile world of foundations

Photo credit: Petri Heiskanen on Unsplash The scale and breadth of foundations’ response to the global pandemic has been exceptional, demonstrating their ability to be nimble, innovative and […]
July 1, 2020
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EFC report unveils foundations’ response to Covid-19

Despite changes and challenges to their internal operations during the Covid-19 outbreak, the large majority of foundations responding to a European Foundation Centre (EFC) survey said […]
March 4, 2020

Swiss Foundation Report reveals mixed picture

A record number of Swiss foundations went into liquidation in 2019, but there was also an annual increase in the number of new foundations launched, a […]
February 6, 2019
James Magowan

Your Voice: What the growth of charitable foundations means for fundraising

Although individual giving is often the main focal point for fundraisers, foundations are becoming an increasingly significant and growing part of the European landscape for charitable […]