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The Global Fund for Community Foundations (GFCF) is a grassroots grantmaker working to promote and support institutions of community philanthropy around the world.

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Community philanthropy bolsters solidarity with refugees and asylum seekers in Europe

Community philanthropy organizations and foundations that help refugees and asylum seekers will meet today and tomorrow in Messina, Italy to share their experience in response to the refugee crisis in Europe.

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Fifth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize launched 

The GFCF is pleased to announce the launch of the fifth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize.

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What does it mean to be a resilient funder - and why does it matter more than ever? Guest blog from Global Greengrants

In January 2017, the Chinese government began requiring all not for profit foreign organizations, including foundations, to register in order to continue to operate in the country. Funders have responded by registering, leaving, or muddling through, waiting to see how the situation plays out.

Heavy-handed Chinese government? Perhaps. But China is not alone on this. Over the last two decades, dozens of countries around the world, of every political stripe, have slowly been squeezing the space for civil society to operate.

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