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Monday
May072018

Global Summit on Community Philanthropy inspires movement to #ShiftThePower

How many conferences that you’ve been to can you remember? I mean really remember, in the sense that it changed the way you think, or had a lasting effect on the field that you work in?

We wondered whether the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy, which took place in Johannesburg in December 2016, was such a meeting. So, we decided to find out with a follow-up survey to all the people on the GFCF mailing list. 

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Monday
May072018

Global Alliance for Community Philanthropy members take centre stage at launch of GrantCraft paper in Washington D.C. and New York 

What do the Aga Khan Foundation, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Inter-American Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund and USAID have in common?

Well, for starters, they were all present at one or both of the launch events for the new GrantCraft report on How Community Philanthropy Shifts Power in Washington D.C. (in partnership the Council on Foundations) and New York (at Philanthropy New York) over the last week of April. But more than that, it their a shared interest in understanding, fostering and advocating for community philanthropy that has brought these six funders together as members of the Global Alliance for Community Philanthropy (GACP).

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Monday
May072018

GFCF grants to three new partners 

The GFCF’s global network continues to grow! Read below for more information on institutional development grants made so far in 2018 to three new partners.

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Thursday
May032018

Rita Thapa, GFCF Board Chair, to receive 8th Annual Fairness Award

The Global Fairness Initiative, an international NGO dedicated to improving the lives and livelihoods of the working poor, has announced that Rita Thapa, founder of Tewa - The Nepal Women’s Fund and current GFCF Board Chair, will be the recipient of the 8th Annual Fairness Award. This will be presented in Washington D.C. on May 17 2018, at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

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