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WINGS Network Monthly Update – July

On the Road to Mexico It’s the perfect time to think about what you would like to see and do at WINGSForum. WINGS members will soon be invited to submit session ideas on August 8th!  Reflecting Back, Looking Forward: Interview with WINGSForum 2014 Host, Başak Ersen This coming February, 2017, key players from around the world will…

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INSPIRE Conference: Philanthropy – Roads to Social Change

  Between 8th and 10th of June 2016, over 40 people from the field of philanthropy across Central and Eastern Europe, gathered in Bucharest to attend the INSPIRE Conference organized by the Association for Community Relations in Romania. With a mix of site visits, outdoor experiences, peer to peer sharing, gamification elements, visual harvesting and individual experiences, the conference offered…

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The State of Arab Philanthropy and the Case for Change

Naila Farouky from the Arab Foundations Forum has just published a fantastic article in the Development in Practice Journal – an abstract below. The Arab Foundations Forum (AFF) has spent the past two years studying the landscape in which the forum functions. AFF, as a membership-based network of philanthropic foundations based in and/or working in the Arab…

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A New Agenda for City Philanthropy

This post originally featured in Alliance Magazine. WINGS members can benefit from a free or discounted subscription – be sure to get in touch to find out more. Everybody knows about the Paris Agreement, but what many don’t know is that cities played a crucial role in making it happen. Around 450 mayors from five…

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Travel Grants Available to Attend the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy

This post was originally published in Alliance Magazine.  Thanks to a number of the Summit’s supporters, including theAga Khan Development Network, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Ford Foundation, Open Society Initiative for Europe and Rockefeller Brothers Fund, funds have been made available to widen and diversify participation to the Summit through a travel grants programme. Travel grants may…

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Introducing the Global Exchange

Several years ago, CECP committed itself to not only being the CEO Force for Good, but the global CEO Force for Good. To share and achieve our mission around the world, CECP led the creation of the Global Exchange, a coalition of like-minded organizations connecting in a formal setting to advance the common belief that…