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Based at Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam, the Center for Philanthropic Studies is the leading research center on philanthropy in the Netherlands



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Save the Date: Giving in the Netherlands 2020 book launch

The yearly Philanthropy Day (Dag van de Filantropie) will be celebrated on Wednesday April 15, 2020 with an interactive symposium. This event marks the launch of the Giving in the Netherlands 2020 publication.Giving in the Netherlands 2020 is part of the longitudinal...

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Prestigious ERC Starting Grant for Eva-Maria Merz

Researcher Eva-Maria Merz received the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant of 1.3 million euros last week for her research into when, and under what circumstances, people become and remain blood donors. Why do people help strangers?Why do people...

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Research on giving in the Netherlands continues, funding secured

We are pleased to announce that the Center for Philanthropic Studies has been able to secure funding for continued research on giving in the Netherlands. The funding enables data collection for the Giving in the Netherlands Panel Survey among households, as well as...

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April 22, 2021
Day of Philanthropy