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.
African Philanthropy Forum
The African Philanthropy Forum (APF) is a vibrant community of philanthropists and social investors who through their strategic investments, partnerships, and influence, foster inclusive and sustainable development in Africa. APF provides educational programs and match-making services to inform and enhance the development impact of giving and investing across the African Continent.
Africa Philanthropy Network
The Africa Philanthropy Network (APN) is a member based continent wide network, which brings together 67 organizations serving different forms of African philanthropy in more than 50 African countries. APN envisions a strong philanthropic community through its work to reclaim the power and elevate practices of African philanthropy by providing leadership on the development of philanthropic agendas in the continent.
African Youth Philanthropy Network
The African Youth Philanthropy Network (AYPN) is a membership-based network committed to building an innovative & vibrant youth philanthropy community in Africa. Founded in 2015, AYPN envision to become the platform for shaping an agenda for African Youth and Next-Gen Philanthropy by enhancing policies and practices through coordination, knowledge sharing and capacity building of African Youth philanthropic and social investment organizations.
AidEx encompasses a conference featuring inspirational thought leaders, an exhibition which is the largest of its kind in the world, training programmes, networking opportunities and a dedicated awards programme recognising individuals and innovations that truly inspire.
Each year over 2,500 representatives of the humanitarian aid and development community from over 65 countries attend an AidEx event. Attendees come from UN Agencies, the EU, Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, local and international NGOs, government and the private sector.
Altinget: civil society
Altinget: civil society delivers news about the civil society with emphasis on the changing terms for the third sector organisations and foundations. Through constructive and critical journalism, the portal describes various aspects of the legal, economic and organisational conditions for actors in the civil society, e.g. foundations, organisations and socioeconomic companies.
Asia Philanthropy Circle
The Asia Philanthropy Circle (APC) is a membership-based platform for philanthropists to exchange, coordinate and collaborate, to advance a better Asia. Founded in 2015 by philanthropists for philanthropists, the mission is to accelerate private action for the public good by addressing systemic challenges through collaborative philanthropy. APC believes that strategic and engaged philanthropists can be the change agents needed to address Asia’s social challenges.
Asia Philanthropy Congress
The Nippon Foundation launched the Asia Philanthropy Congress in November 2022. It aims to leverage their network to build a platform that will seek solutions to social problems through cross-sectoral collaboration.
The Nippon Foundation is a non-profit philanthropic organization that was established in 1962. It is active in Japan and around the world. Initially its efforts focused largely on the maritime and shipping fields, but since then the range of its activities has expanded to education, social welfare, public health, and other fields—carried out in more than 100 countries to date.
Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN)
AVPN is a unique funders’ network based in Singapore committed to building a vibrant and high impact social investment community across Asia. AVPN’s mission is to catalyse the movement toward a more strategic, collaborative and outcome focused approach to philanthropy and social investing, ensuring that resources are deployed as effectively as possible to address key social challenges facing Asia today and in the future.
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. Founded in 2003, it currently supports 104 private foundations: family, corporate and community foundations.
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 Beacon Collaborative
British Asian Trust
Centre for Effective Philanthropy
The Center for Philanthropy and Social Investments (CEFIS) within the Universidad Adolfo Ibarez is the first academic centre in Chile dedicated to providing knowledge to private donations intended for social benefits. As part of their liasion with the UAI School of Government, CEFIS works to highlight the role of philanthropy and social investments in strengthening civil society. They also provide training and support to those who lead social investments.
Centre for Strategic Philanthropy Cambridge University
The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy is within the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and is dedicated to enhancing the impact of strategic philanthropy within and from global growth markets.
Strategic philanthropy is used to describe any impact-driven giving, which is evidence based. It encompasses a wide range of practices from traditional grant making to venture philanthropy.
China Development Brief
China Development Brief (CDB) 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.
China Environmental Grantmakers Alliance
The Chine Environmental Grantmakers Alliance (CEGA) is a platform for exchanges and cooperation among environmental grantmakers in China. It aims at using the concept of strategic charity to promote cooperation and development of grantmakers in environment, lead the future funding directions in environment, and maximize the social benefits of charitable funds in environment. It operates as part of the China Foundation Centre.
China Foundation Center
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.
ClimateWorks is a team of researchers, strategists, collaborators, and grantmakers, which focuses on aiding the fight against climate change through philanthropy. Over the past decade, they have built a global platform for philanthropy to innovate and accelerate climate solutions that scale. Their global programs and services equip philanthropy with knowledge, networks, and solutions to drive climate progress.
Edge Funders Alliance
The Edge Funders Alliance (EFA) organizes within philanthropy to raise awareness and deepen understanding of the interconnected nature of the social, economic and ecological crises threatening our common future. EFA 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.
Environmental Funders Network
The Environmental Funders Network (EFN) is a network of trusts, foundations and individuals making grants on environmental and conservation issues. The EFN’s 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.
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.
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
Filantropi Indonesia is an independent nonprofit organization, established to enhance the philanthropy activities in Indonesia, which aims to contribute to social justice and sustainable development programs. Filantropi Indonesia was founded by individuals and nonprofit organizations, who since 2003 have taken steps to develop a network called Initiatives for Philanthropy Empowerment in Indonesia.
Fondazione Lang Italia
Global Donors Forum
Global Donors Forum (GDF) is the biennial convening of the World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists. It mobilizes financial and intellectual resources to create socio-economic value beyond racial, religious and political divides. GDF envisions a peaceful, equitable, and sustainable world, generously endowed by ethical, inclusive, and effective philanthropy. In pursuit of this agenda, GDF resolves to work in collaboration with the vast array of individuals and institutions that seek to build a better world for all.
Global Greengrants Fund
Since 1993, the Global Greengrants Fund has been one of the leading organizations in the world supporting grassroots-led efforts to protect the planet and the rights of people. They trust local people to advance solutions and strategies that will best fit their needs, providing them the resources to make their ideas a reality.
Global Philanthropy Forum
Established in 2001, the Global Philanthropy Forum (GPF) is a peer-learning network of philanthropists and social investors committed to advancing international causes. Through conferences, programs and matchmaking services, the GPF seeks to build a community of philanthropists, and to inform, enable and enhance the strategic nature of its members’ giving and social investing
H&S Davidson Trust
India Climate Collaborative
The India Climate Collaborative is working towards an India where climate action has enabled people and the environmental to thrive. Their Program team works alongside their network of partners to fill gaps in the climate ecosystem and create scalable solutions in energy, water, land use and air quality.
India Development Review
International Funders for Indigenous Peoples
International Funders for Indigenous Peoples (IFIP) is the only global donor affinity group dedicated solely to Indigenous peoples around the world. For the past seventeen years, IFIP has built momentum toward a new movement in philanthropy that recognizes Indigenous communities as high-impact investments. Their Mission is to foster Indigenous solutions and partnerships among Indigenous Peoples and funders around the globe.
Institute for the Development of Social Investment (IDIS)
IDIS – Institute for Development of Social Investment is a civil society organization founded to support social investors in Brazil. With the mission to inspire, support and promote strategic philanthropy and its impact, we serve individuals, families, companies, corporate and family run institutes and foundations, as well as with civil society organizations, in actions that transform realities and contribute for the reduction of social inequality in the country.
International Society for Third Sector Research
The International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) supports research into the third sector, defined as civil society including NGOs and non-profits.
They focus on identifying emerging trends and disseminating research findings. They nurture early career researchers through mentorship, and especially support researchers in the Global South.
The KR Foundation was established in 2014 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark. They co-launched the 70by30 initiative in Denmark, designed to support the realisation of the goal to reduce Danish greenhouse gas emissions by 70% by 2030. The KR Foundation aims to enable informed decision making on climate change at all levels of society.
New Philanthropy Capital (NPC)
New Philanthropy Capital (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.
NewsBank consolidates current and archived information from thousands of newspaper titles, as well as newswires, web editions, blogs, videos, broadcast transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications. Using these online resources, researchers in libraries around the world can easily explore tens of millions of current and archived news articles and obituaries in order to pinpoint information from primary sources at the local, state, regional, national and international levels.
NEXUS is a global community founded to bridge communities of wealth and social entrepreneurship. With over 6000 Members from 70 countries, they work to unite young investors, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and allies to catalyze new leadership and accelerate needed political, societal, indigenous, financial, environmental, and equal justice solutions. NEXUS has hosted over 40 Summits across six continents to connect young people from diverse backgrounds and link communities that would otherwise never meet. NEXUS also conducts research and provides thought leadership to facilitate collaboration and build a global culture of philanthropy.
The Nonprofit Quarterly
The Nonprofit Quarterly (NPQ) launched as a national print journal in 1999, with the objective of providing credible, research-based articles for nonprofits about nonprofit management and governance. NPQ has expanded over time to engage their audience with digital media platforms, including webinars and podcasts.
Nordic Foundation Conference 2022
The Canadian network of partnership-oriented research on philanthropy (PhiLab) is a place of research, information exchange and mobilization of Canadian foundations’ knowledge. Research conducted in partnership allows for the co-production of new knowledge dedicated to a diversity of actors: government representatives, university researchers, representatives of the philanthropic sector and their affiliate organizations or partners.
Philanthropy Age is a leading source of philanthropic news, interviews and analysis for the Arab region. It is written for and about the region’s prominent philanthropists, non-profits and ocial enterprises.
Since 2013, this magazine has played a pivotal role in elevating the conversation around giving in the Middle East. Philanthropy Age is a grantee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Philanthropy Circuit is a nonprofit media and research organisation founded on the firm belief that Africans need to tell their own stories in order to create a new narrative that will influence the growth of philanthropy across the continent. They research and gather data from the philanthropy community and produce content that informs and provokes new thinking about philanthropy committed to Africa’s development.
Philanthropy in Action
Philanthropy in Action is a new collaborative platform focused on putting the spotlight on organized philanthropy and its contribution to Canadian communities. It was developed by Philanthropic Foundations Canada in response to the concern the impact of organised philanthropies are not well-known or well-published.
Philanthropy Ireland is the independent representative body for all philanthropic organisations and interests engaged with the development of philanthropy and giving in Ireland. Their 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 New Zealand
Philanthropy New Zealand is a member organisation for individuals and organisations involved in philanthropy. They provide thought leadership and practical help to everyone with an interest in giving to make the world a better place. Their members include private philanthropists; family, community and corporate foundations.
Pro Bono Australia
Since 2000 Pro Bono Australia has provided media, jobs and resources for the common good. They dedicate their time to support and enable the growth of an engaged and effective purposeful society. Certified in 2013 as a B Corp organisation, today they act as the leading online news organisation for the Australian social economy and those wanting to engage with it.
proFonds - Dachverband gemeinnütziger Stiftungen der Schweiz
As the Swiss umbrella organisation for charitable foundations and NPOs, proFonds works to maintain and improve favourable framework conditions for foundations and NPOs and raises public awareness of the sector’s concerns.
In addition, proFonds promotes networking as well as the professionalisation of the non-profit sector by providing and disseminating knowledge and best practices.
Social Enterprise World Forum
Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) was established in 2008 by national social enterprise support agencies seeking a means to advance social enterprise development globally. Bringing together social enterprise practitioners, support agencies, investors, public, private and government representatives they provide a platform to bring together social enterprise leaders and champions from all continents to collaborate, share best practice and plan future developments.
Spring Impact is a team of professionals, based in London and San Francisco, who strive to help mission-driven organisations, funders and individuals. They focus on increasing scale and maximising the social impact across the globe.
Today, Spring Impact is a global leader in social replication.
Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)
Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) is an award-winning magazine and website that covers cross-sector solutions to global problems. SSIR is written by and for social change leaders from around the world and from all sectors of society—nonprofits, foundations, business, government, and engaged citizens.
Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium
Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium (SPS) was founded in 2012 with the objective of enhancing philanthropic engagement in Sweden. Entering its eighth year in 2020, the Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium aims to provide a unique space for “Engaged Philanthropy,” a forum for dialogue, new ideas, networking and to encourage cross-border collaboration in the philanthropic field. Past symposia have brought together several hundred participants, including leaders of business, NGOs, government, academia, philanthropy, the arts, next-generation philanthropists, family foundation managers, individual donors, and professional partners.
Created in 2001 through the joint efforts of eleven foundations, SwissFoundations brings together Switzerland’s 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 members invest more than 1 billion Swiss francs annually in charitable projects and initiatives and thus represent more than a third of all grants made each year by charitable foundations in Switzerland.
Synergos’ Global Philanthropists Circle (GPC)
Synergos’ Global Philanthropists Circle (GPC) inspires, enables, and connects philanthropic families and social investors from across the globe so they can more effectively address the complex issues of poverty and ultimately contribute to a more just, peaceful, and sustainable world. The GPC is helping advance the practices of philanthropy in over 30 countries, including areas of recent philanthropic growth such as China and India.
TBLI Foundation serves the global ESG and Impact Investment communities through conferences, educational services, investor research and tools. Their mission is to increase understanding and awareness of the benefits of a value(s) based financial system, and thus help mobilize money flows into ESG and Impact Investing to ensure a brighter future. The TBLI Foundation supports the ongoing global TBLI Conference Series by making content more broadly available to investment professionals and the public via reports, white-papers and video interviews, partnerships with educational institutions and like-minded nonprofits.
The Athena Advisors
The Partnering Initiative
The Partnering Initiative (TPI) is an organisation dedicated to multi-stakeholder partnering, based on the idea that through collaboration between businesses, governments, NGOs and the UN, we can achieve a more prosperous economy and healthier environment. TPI provide guidebooks, training and have developed policy pieces on an international scale.
The Philanthropic Initiative
The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI) is a philanthropy advisory practice that helps individuals, families, foundations, and companies increase the impact of their giving. TPI designs and manages transformative, strategic philanthropy solutions at the local, national, and global level. In 2010, TPI launched its Center for Global Philanthropy to guide research and thought leadership involving philanthropy outside of the US.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
UK Community Foundations
United Philanthropy Forum
United Philanthropy Forum leads, strengthens and informs a national network of organizations that advance philanthropy’s impact for the common good. The Forum’s membership of 65 philanthropy associations and networks represent more than 7,000 foundations and other philanthropic organizations, making us the largest network serving philanthropy in America.
Wallace Global Fund
Western Union Foundation
The Western Union Foundation is a charitable corporation which focusses on empowering forcibly displaced and marginalized youth through training and education, as part of their Opportunity Beyond Borders commitment. This programme support migrant and refugee youth with gaining entrepreneurship and STEM-focusses experience.
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.
William & Flora Hewlett Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation is a private charitable foundation that support efforts to advance education for all, preserve the environment, support vibrant performing arts, strengthen Bay Area communities, make the philanthropy sector more effective, and foster gender equity and responsive governance around the world. Today it is one of the largest philanthropic institutions in the United States.