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News Foundation Center 5 September 2017 For Subscribers

Data strategy and capacity building in East Africa 

In East Africa, giving is a key driver behind community development, and the practice of philanthropy ranges from a wide variety of community giving models, to family philanthropy, faith-based giving, and corporate philanthropy.   However, East …

News Council on Foundations and Foundation Center 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

Global giving by US community foundations

International grantmaking by community foundations in the US is becoming a more common practice for community foundations of varied sizes, geographies, and types. The Council on Foundations and Foundation Center published a new report in …

News Foundation Center 30 May 2017 For Subscribers

New portal for ocean conservation funding

Ocean conservationists and their supporters can now track funding for marine protection activities through a new online portal, FundingtheOcean.org. The site provides information for those grappling with an increasingly complex landscape in their work to …

News Foundation Center 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

Foundation Center: New members join Funding Information Network 

Two new European partners have joined Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network (FIN) – the diverse network of 450+ public and academic libraries, community foundations, non-profit resource centres and NGOs throughout the US and abroad, all …

News Foundation Center 29 November 2016 For Subscribers

Foundation Center: SDG wizard

The Inter-agency and Expert Group on SDG Indicators has developed a set of measureable indicators to help facilitate a robust follow-up, tracking and review mechanism for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As …

News Foundation Center 6 September 2016 For Subscribers

Foundation Center: YouthGiving.org – a new home for youth philanthropy

Since 2001, young people have made grants totalling more than $14 million through programmes operated by foundations, schools and non-profits around the world. The grants span diverse issues – from human services to health to …

Foundation Center 8 August 2016

Funding the frontlines: The value of supporting grassroots organizing

Over the last decade or so, human rights organizations, democracy activists, journalists, and civil society groups around the world have faced increasingconstraints on their work. Legal and administrative barriers imposed by governments have made it …

Foundation Center and Maria Amalia Souza 26 July 2016

Defending environmental rights: Funding priorities in the Global South and East

In December, the United Nations awarded its Equator Prize 2015 to two Munduruku leaders from the Brazilian Amazon in recognition of their struggle to protect ancestral territory and sacred rivers from a mega-dam. What caught …

News Foundation Center 7 June 2016

Foundation Center: First-of-its-kind research on peace and security funding

The peace and security funding landscape encompasses a diverse group of foundations and philanthropists that are contributing to a safer, more prosperous global future. From peacebuilding in Sierra Leone to the Iran nuclear agreement, peace …

Foundation Center 3 June 2016

Ten Foundations Commit $125 Million in Support of Flint

The Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Charles Stewart Mott, FlintNOW, Ford, Hagerman, Kresge, Robert Wood Johnson,Ruth Mott, Skillman, and W.K. Kellogg foundations have announced a commitment of nearly $125 million to support health, education, and economic development initiatives in Flint, Michigan. The ten philanthropies …