Report examines how community philanthropy can help fund SDGs

 

Alliance magazine

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A new report from Global Fund for Community Foundations ‘From billions to millions‘ examines how the growing community philanthropy sector can help fund SDGs.

The paper, authored by Jonathan Glennie, pinpoints community philanthropy as a potential resource for SDG funding, but that this philanthropic sector tends to go unnoticed.

‘At a time when all the stops are being pulled out to find funds to meet the SDGs, this unique source of finance is being overlooked,’ says Glennie.

This paper looks at four areas where community philanthropy has an intrinsic advantage over other external forms of finance (including domestic public finance from far-off capital cities), and ends with two sets of ideas/recommendations, first for the community philanthropy sector, and second for those working in development finance.

Read the full report here: globalfundcommunityfoundations.org


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