Partners

Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF)

The Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF) is the world leading forum specialising in disaster relief, resilience, mobile for development, food security and water security.

We unite all stakeholders from government, UN agencies, intergovernmental agencies, NGOs and the private sector by providing a platform for independent debate and knowledge exchange, and for establishing long-lasting partnerships.

AFE Colombia

The Association of Corporate and Family Foundations (AFE) gathers the most relevant corporate and family foundations in Colombia. AFE acts as the ambassador of its members promoting and encouraging the coordination, cooperation, social innovation, transparency and the sharing of good practices and knowledge among members and, government and other civil society actors.

Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN)

The Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) is a unique funders network that seeks to increase the flow of financial, human and intellectual capital to the social sector across Asia Pacific. We promote venture philanthropy in the philanthropic and social investment communities and provide networking and learning services for our members.

ASSIFERO

Founded in 2003, it currently supports 104 private foundations: family, corporate and community foundations.

ASSIFERO’s vision is promoting a visible and effective Italian philanthropy, recognized as strategic partner of human and sustainable development. Our mission is to be the natural partner for those seeking to strengthen the Italian philanthropic sector.

Association of Charitable Foundations

The Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) is the membership association for foundations and grant-making charities in the UK. For 25 years we have supported trusts and foundations; respecting and safeguarding their independence, and helping them to be effective in the many ways that they use their resources.

Association of German Foundations

The Association of German Foundations represent the interests of more than 21,000 foundations in Germany. With about 3,900 members, which represent three quarters of foundation capital in Germany, the association is the largest and oldest foundation association in Europe

Association of Foundations in the Netherlands (FIN)

The Association of Foundations in the Netherlands – the FIN – aims to look after the interests of its members and to enable them to function effectively. Members of the FIN are private foundations established in the Netherlands. The FIN also provides information to interested individuals and organizations regarding foundations in the Netherlands.

Australian Community Philanthropy

Australian Community Philanthropy is a not-for-profit membership organisation that nurtures, supports and grows community foundations across Australia. There are at least 36 community foundations in Australia, which have collectively given over $97 Million in grants to not-for-profits and charities in their communities.

Bond

Bond is the UK membership body for organisations working in international development or supporting those that do through funding, research, training and other services. Established in 1993, we now have over 450 members ranging from large agencies with a world-wide presence to smaller, specialist organisations.

China Development Brief

China Development Brief was founded in Beijing in 1996. As a Chinese non-profit organization, CDB serves as a bilingual hub providing media and communication, research, consulting and networking services to NGOs, foundations, development practitioners, businesses, researchers, and policymakers. CDB’s English-language website is widely recognized as the prime resource for international audiences who want to understand China’s growing civil society.

Charities Aid Foundation Southern Africa

Charities Aid Foundation Southern Africa’s purpose is to encourage a vibrant philanthropic culture in South Africa. Their definition of philanthropy encompasses all forms of corporate, private and individual giving, including volunteering. They believe that organisations of civil society play critical roles, providing relief from all the ills associated with poverty and marginalisation.

ClearlySo

ClearlySo helps social entrepreneurs raise capital. Their goal is to grow the social investment marketplace and help build a more social economy.

Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is an independent news organization that has been serving leaders, fundraisers, grant makers, and others involved in the philanthropic enterprise for more than 25 years. It offers a robust advice section to help nonprofit workers do their jobs as well as one of the biggest listings of career opportunities.

Council on Foundations

An active philanthropic network, the Council on Foundations, founded in 1949, is a nonprofit American leadership association of grantmaking foundations and corporations. It provides the opportunity, leadership, and tools needed by philanthropic organizations to expand, enhance and sustain their ability to advance the common good.

Dafne

DAFNE is the network of national donors and foundations associations in Europe which provides a platform to share knowledge and learn from best practice. Each of DAFNE’s 24 members serves and represents a membership of public benefit foundations and other donors – their role and services vary from country to country.

Danmarks Fonde

Danmarks Fonde is a new, journalistic network of funds with non-profit activities. Danmarks Fonde focuses on Danish distributing funds, as well as those who serve, advise, and support the funds. In addition, the target group is the fund authorities as well as the policy makers who set the framework conditions and create expectations for the tasks of the funds in society.

Dasra

As India’s leading strategic philanthropy foundation, Dasra actively shapes the process of social change by forming powerful partnerships with funders and social enterprises.

Edge Funders

EDGE Funders Alliance organizes within philanthropy to raise awareness and deepen understanding of the interconnected nature of the social, economic and ecological crises threatening our common future. EDGE works to increase resources for communities and movements creating systemic change alternatives for a transition to a society that supports justice, equity and the well-being of the planet.

ERNOP

The European Research Network on Philanthropy (ERNOP) is an association and has been founded in January 2008 by collaborating philanthropy researchers in Europe, in order to advance, coordinate and promote excellence in philanthropic research in Europe. Currently around 175 members from 22 European countries have joined ERNOP.  ERNOP is open to non-European philanthropy researchers and practitioners.

Environmental Funders Network

The Environmental Funders Network (EFN) is a network of trusts, foundations and individuals making grants on environmental and conservation issues. Its mission is to increase the overall level of financial support for environmental causes and to help environmental philanthropy to be as effective as it can be.

European Foundation Centre (EFC)

Established in 1989, the European Foundation Centre (EFC) is an international membership association of foundations and corporate funders, with a mission to strengthen the independent funding element of European philanthropy through robust cooperation with an array of partners.

European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA)

The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) is a lively community of organisations sharing the same vision and a common goal: creating positive societal impact through venture philanthropy. EVPA helps investors and grantmakers connect and learn from each other in their pursuit of deeper societal impact

Fondation de France

Backed by 48 years of experience, the Fondation de France is the leading philanthropic network in France. It gathers together founders, donors, volunteer experts, employees and thousands of organizations, each committed and driven by the desire to act.

Fondazione Lang Italia

Fondazione Lang Italia is an Italian foundation, which works to make social organizations and initiatives stronger, more effective and sustainable; for this reason we work for foundations, philanthropists and companies engaged for their communities. Our Philanthropy Advisory services promote the practice of Strategic Philanthropy to increase the impact of social initiatives.

GEO Funders

GEO is a diverse community of more than 500 grantmakers working to reshape the way philanthropy operates. We are committed to advancing smarter grantmaking practices that enable nonprofits to grow stronger and more effective at achieving better results. For more information and resources.

GIFE

GIFE – Group of Institutes, Foundations and Enterprises – is the first South American association of grantmakers, uniting privately held organizations that fund or operate social, cultural and environmental projects of public interest. GIFE significantly focuses on developing solutions to overcome Brazil´s social inequalities.

Institute for the Development of Social Investment (IDIS)

The Institute for the Development of Social Investment (Instituto para o Desenvolvimento do Investimento Social) is a civil society organization founded in 1999 by Brazilian social entrepreneurs with support from the WK Kellogg Foundation.

Impact Lab

Impact Lab brings together early-stage entrepreneurs with motivated corporate employees to work on ventures that address societal and environmental challenges. They customize a programme specific to each social venture and assemble a team of corporate mentors to help propel early ventures to the next stage.

International Education Funders Group (IEFG)

IEFG is a network of foundations and donor-advised funds that support basic education in the Global South. The group focuses on learning and networking, collectively strengthening its members’ work, and helping funders have an impact in education by improving their strategic analyses and thinking. IEFG has 80+ members worldwide.

Invest with Values

Invest with Values is the one-stop information website for investors interested in aligning their money and values. The curated directory educates investors by showcasing hundreds of helpful resources and organizations including investor networks, deal platforms, investment approaches and examples.   The news center reports the latest news from leading content providers.

LearnPhilanthropy

LearnPhilanthropy exists to accelerate learning among newcomers to philanthropy.  As a marketplace of knowledge and tools, LearnPhilanthropy helps people overcome learning curves and discover concepts that are essential to effective philanthropy.

Mission Investors Exchange

Mission Investors Exchange is where philanthropic leaders and innovators come together to share ideas, experiences and resources to maximize the impact of their capital. They help foundations and other philanthropic asset owners, at all stages of development, build mission investing programs; create connections; and advance the field of mission investing.

National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers

The National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers is a champion for quality in the field of philanthropy consulting. NNCG was established in 2006 as a direct response to the needs of grantmakers who increasingly turn to consultants to support and increase the impact of their work.

Northern Ireland Philanthropy Fortnight

Northern Ireland Philanthropy Fortnight, hosted by Giving Northern Ireland, is an annual celebration of Northern Ireland’s generosity, sees a two week series of workshops, seminars and networking events highlighting the generosity, time, commitment and support that thousands of Northern Ireland people give every day to causes close to their heart.

New Philanthropy Capital (NPC)

NPC is a charity think tank and consultancy that occupies a unique position at the nexus between charities and funders, helping them achieve the greatest impact. This understanding of both sides of the funding equation is reflected in the variety of skills and knowledge of our people, and their backgrounds in charities and the public and private sector.

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (NVSQ)

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (NVSQ), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is an international, interdisciplinary journal for nonprofit sector research dedicated to enhancing our knowledge of nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and voluntarism by providing cutting-edge research, discussion, and analysis of the field. NVSQ provides a forum for researchers from around the world to publish timely articles from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

Opal Group

Opal Group organizes premier conferences catered to top executives and decision makers throughout various industries. We are dedicated to providing high-quality events and information, through unparalleled speaking sessions, workshops, and unique face-to-face networking opportunities.

PEAK Grantmaking

PEAK Grantmaking is a member-led national association of professionals who specialize in grants management for funding organizations. The people of PEAK Grantmaking come together to form a vibrant community of grantmaking practice that advances shared leadership and learning across the sector.

Philanthropy Ireland

Philanthropy Ireland is the independent representative body for all philanthropic organisations and interests engaged with the development of philanthropy and giving in Ireland. Our Mission is to increase the level of philanthropy in Ireland and to expand the community of engaged donors who are regular, strategic, long-term contributors to good causes.

Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace (PSJP)

The Working Group on PSJP is a global volunteer group of 16 senior practitioners in philanthropy. The Working Group’s goal is to deepen the understanding of the kind of philanthropic giving that addresses the underlying causes of injustice and violence and to broaden its use. To know more visit www.psjp.org

Philanthropy New Zealand

Philanthropy New Zealand is a member organisation for individuals and organisations involved in philanthropy. We provide thought leadership and practical help to everyone with an interest in giving to make the world a better place. Our members include private philanthropists; family, community and corporate foundations; and iwi and community trusts.

Philanthropic Foundations Canada

PFC is a member association of Canadian grantmakers, including private and public foundations, charities and corporations. PFC was created as a nonprofit membership association in 1999 and became a registered charity in 2002.

Philanthropy News Digest (Foundation Center)

Philanthropy News Digest (PND) a daily news service of the Foundation Center, is a compendium, in digest form, of philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print and electronic media outlets nationwide.

Published daily, each PND abstract summarizes the content of, or from, an original article, press or news release, or grantmaker Web site

SOCAP Conferences

SOCAP is the world’s leading conference on social capital markets—a gathering where powerful ideas are sparked and game changing partnerships get started. The conference brings together social entrepreneurs, impact investors, funders, business leaders and other innovators and problem solvers from across the world.

Social Investor Breakfast Club

The Social Investor Breakfast Club in London is an informal gathering of people from family offices, foundations, funds, venture philanthropy and intermediary organizations with a common focus on greater efficiency and learning in our collective quest to support (and invest in) social enterprise and entrepreneurship.

SRI Conference

The SRI Conference is the oldest and largest annual conference for sustainable and responsible investors, SRI industry practitioners, and related organizations in North America.  This event is designed to inform, inspire, and serve the needs of investment professionals, as well as institutional and high net worth investors.

SwissFoundations

Founded in 2001 by eleven foundations, SwissFoundations brings together Swiss grant-making foundations, giving them a strong and independent voice. As an active network dedicated to innovation, SwissFoundations fosters the exchange of experiences, transparency and professionalism in the Swiss foundation sector.

The Conference Board

Founded in 1916, The Conference Board is a global, independent business membership and research association working in the public interest. Our agenda is simple: to help leaders navigate the biggest issues impacting business and better serve society. We believe in innovative approaches that make you think- and act- differently

The Funding Network

The Funding Network (TFN) is the UK’s first open giving circle and was established in 2002 by a small group of donors who wanted to increase the impact of individual giving by doing it collaboratively in a group setting.

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Created in 1982 to support journalists from developing countries, the Thomson Reuters Foundation today runs a number of award-winning services to deliver news, information, free legal help and media development to a number of different audiences.

Whether you are an NGO, a legal firm, a journalist or an advocate for human rights, we believe we have something unique to offer.

UK Community Foundations

There are 46 community foundations across the UK and UKCF is their umbrella organisation. We provide advice and support to our member community foundations and help UK-wide clients such as Big Lottery and Comic Relief channel funding, via community foundations, to where it’s needed most.

UN Development Programme

The UN Development Programme works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.

WINGS

WINGS is an independent not-for-profit global network that brings together 88 support organizations serving philanthropy in 36 countries. Its vision is of a strong, global philanthropic community that strives to build more equitable and just societies around the world. Together WINGS members represent more than 15,000 foundations, grantmakers and social investors worldwide.