What is the Mécènes Forum ?

European Philanthropy 

One guideline : Building European Philanthropy

A privileged moment of debate between professors from the Collège de France, business, intellectual and political leaders

A chance to share experiences between experts and professionals

Philanthropy is undergoing a revolution: changes of scale that broadens its borders; challenges of professionalization and of the growing consideration for impact search; society problems' that keep growing, and that are anchored in local realities but with international proportions. Face to these major issues of contemporary society, can Philanthropy be one of the strategic tools of the new stage of the European construction ? Even if it has its own specificities and strengths, European Philanthropy is yet to be constructed.


This third edition entitled “Bâtir l’Europe des mécènes” (Building European Philanthropy), will give the participants the chance to discover the inspiring and often poorly known innovative initiatives of our European neighbors, the characteristics and the stakes of European Philanthropy, and to get the keys to build tomorrow models.



09:00 am

Welcome coffee


09:30 am

09:55 am

10:40 am

11:00 am

11:20 am

11:30 am

12:35 am

12:45 am

02:00 pm

The European Philanthropist, a social justice actor 

Philanthropy and political reinstatement

Welcome speech

European Philanthropy : a culture to unveil, a framework to build

Philanthropy- The long view : meeting of minds between France and Spain


I am a Philanthropist, I am disruptive!

European Philanthropy : a land of innovations 

Conclusion speech


Musical Interlude

12:25 am

12:15 am

Developing philanthropy in Europe : Brussels key role

02:15 pm

Commited Women for more Humanism


03:00 pm 


Cultural creation with and within territories : a matter of will!





The migratory challenge: what role for sponsors?

Women Energy and Fight against Global Warming

Private philanthropy and the new issue of collective impact

What  are the impacts of corporate volunteerism for a company and its employees?

Illustration with ManpowerGroup Foundation and Eexist Agency

04:15 pm

04:45 pm







Sponsorship in Europe: a shared trend? Focus on 3 big European countries

The common good at the heart of corporate strategy : yes but how ?

Digitalization to serve Philanthropes : numerous opportunities ... but some limits

The European foundation : myth or reality ?

Collective engagement for unaccompanied refugee minors'

This Workshop is exclusively reserved for sponsors that are mobilized or wish to get mobilized on that subject 

06:00 pm


09:45 am


October 11th from 09h00 am to 07h00 pm

The ticket
The ticket
11, place Marcelin-Berthelot
75231 Paris

How to come

Collège de France


Line10 station Maubert



N°63, 86, 87

Stop Collège de France

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