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Continue to learn from each other – the secret to responsible leadership: an interview with Olivia Leland

On 26 and 27 November at the 9th EVPA Annual Conference in Geneva 500 delegates conversed around the theme “Responsible Leadership: Inspire and Act!” EVPA had the opportunity to interview Olivia Leland, director of the Giving Pledge and one of … Continue reading

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The Lang Academy promotes strategic philanthropy in Italy

EVPA member Fondazione Lang Italia’s latest initiative, the Lang Academy , aims to promote strategic philanthropy in Italy in enable donors and investors to create a greater societal impact. The Lang Academy brings together the most innovative Italian and international … Continue reading

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German venture philanthropy&social investment scene gathers in Munich

On 11 September, EVPA, together with members BMW Stiftung Herbert Quandt, Auridis, Ashoka and BonVenture, organised the second country group meeting for German members. The event was also open to invited non-members. More than 60 representatives from social investment funds, … Continue reading

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Strategies for Foundations – when, why and how to use venture philanthropy

Session at the EFC AGA, Belfast, 6-8 June 2012 Check out all photos from the EFC AGA in Belfast! EVPA, together with its member Fondazione CRT, hosted a session as part of the EFC AGA taking place in Belfast, Northern … Continue reading

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EVPA in Belfast for the 23rd EFC AGA!

On 7 June EVPA, together with its member Fondazione CRT, will be hosting a session on venture philanthropy as part of the 23rd EFC AGA will take place on 6-8 June in Belfast. The session titled “Strategies for foundations: when, why … Continue reading

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New strategies for foundations – when, why and how to use venture philanthropy

On June 7 EVPA will host a session during the 23rd Annual General Assembly of the European Foundation Centre in Belfast discussing when, why and how foundations are using venture philanthropy. The session will provide valuable insight into practical examples … Continue reading

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A look behind the scenes of LGT Venture Philanthropy

On 28 February, the LGT Venture Philanthropy Foundation invited EVPA members to its offices in Zurich to look behind the scenes and explain how it works. The event described the work of LGT VP and focused on its investment, monitoring … Continue reading

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In the Spotlight – What’s your opinion?

“When Aims and Objectives Rhyme” How Two of Ireland’s Largest Foundations Found Common Ground and Built a Portfolio of Nearly €60m Without Compromising the Features That Makes Them Distinct Tony Proscio, Duke Stanford School of Public Policy, Centre for Strategic … Continue reading

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EVPA welcomes the AlphaOmega Foundation as a full member

Tweet We are happy to announce that the AlphaOmega Foundation based in France, has joined EVPA as a full member. The Foundation aims to enable the emergence of social champions in France that support disadvantaged youth through VP methods.

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