Philanthropy Forum

Philanthropy Forum is a stand-alone and independent platform that brings together relevant actors (philanthropists, researchers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, heads of authorities, organization representatives, politicians and opinion leaders) to spread and deepen knowledge about the importance of philanthropy and strengthen the conditions for philanthropic efforts. The Forum has hosted a number of public seminars including the international event Swedish Philanthropy Summit.


Pontus Braunerhjelm
Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum
Anna Ernestam
Secretary General SOS-Barnbyar
Kerstin Fagerberg
Chair Föreningen Stiftelser i Samverkan, SEB
Anne Holm Rannaleet
Senior Advisor Public Affairs IK Investment Partners
Annika Levin
Culture Consultant
Ylva Lundkvist Fridh
Managing Director Mikrofonden
Johan Oljeqvist
Managing director  Fryshuset
Johanna Palmberg
Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum
Ulrika Stuart Hamilton
Secretary General Famna
Agneta Trygg
Foundation of Trygga barnen
Filip Wijkström
Stockholm School of Economics
Agneta Liljestrand
fil.mag., adjungerad

Research project

Philanthrophy: Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Economic Development, and Societal Values.



Creating impact through philanthropy
Johanna Palmberg, Research Director Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum

A Rewarding Giving – Tools for Swedish Philanthropists
Amelie Silfverstolpe, founder of Volontärbyrån and Advisor in Philanthropy (in Swedish “Ett givande givande – verktyg för svenska filantroper”) 

Philanthropy through foundations
Hans Sjögren, Professor Linköping University (in Swedish)



Recent activities held in English

Swedish Philanthropy Summit 2017

On the fifth annual edition of Swedish Philanthropy Summit an interview study with over 40 Nordic philanthropists and foundation representatives was launched and a specific Nordic philanthropy model was presented. Documentation from the event is now available, why not watch the webcast?

Social Impact Investment – financing future challenges

On Friday December 12 2015, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and the Forum for Social Innovation Sweden arranged a lunch seminar on new forms of financing social innovation. The audience listened to presentations and discussions on Social Impact Investment – investments for a better and more sustainable society.