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How can philanthropy accelerate sustainable change?

FRA spoke during a panel on civil society and philanthropy for the next decade on 19 October, highlighting challenges to civil society space in Europe.

Participants discussed how philanthropies could support civil society as funders and in terms of capacity building. They also spoke about how philanthropies themselves are experiencing restrictions, notably as part of the financing framework and in their cross-border work. The debate was part of the European Foundation Centre’s annual conference. The Vienna event focused on how philanthropy can accelerate sustainable change.