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A call to policy makers in Europe

DAFNE and EFC present Philanthropy Manifesto with demands and promises

Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe and European Foundation Centre are launching the European Philanthropy Manifesto. It is a call to politicians in Europe to work towards a Single Market for Philanthropy.

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Democracy and sustainability – A look at international democracy promotion

Democracy – Should we be allowed to interfere in the political processes of other countries? This is also an important question for German foundations.

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New global collaboration

What is coming next in philanthropy?

The Association of German Foundations and six partners have launched their new global collaboration, called Next Philanthropy. Learn more about it and get the latest news via WhatsApp directly on your Smartphone!

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What is a foundation?

There is no legal definition for foundations. It merely is a generic term for a complex range of entities enshrined in private, public or church law.

International co-working

We present a list of transnational foundation networks, national foundation associations outside of Europe and the umbrella organisation of foundations in the USA.

About us

The Association of German Foundations represents the interests of foundations in Germany vis-à-vis the public, governmental bodies and administration.