IPFest 2016 Show Progress Philanthropy Indonesia

Various strategic and innovative philanthropy programs were showcased at the Indonesia Philanthropy Festival (IPFest 2016). Indonesia Philanthropy Association organized the exhibition and forum to provide information for general public about the diversity and advancement of philanthropy. The Festival which was held from October 6 to 9, 2016 in Cendrawasih Hall – Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta also describes the role…

DAFNE: #October1Europe

DAFNE is an informal network gathering donors and foundations associations in Europe with the aim of providing a platform to share knowledge and learn from best practices. With 25 member associations with a collective membership of more than 7,500 foundations and grant-makers, DAFNE underpins individual activities of its members by encouraging dialogue and collaboration between…

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…

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…

Global Philanthropy Data Charter Meeting: Amman, Jordan

At the end of May 2016, on behalf of the Independent Philanthropy Association South Africa (IPASA), I attended a WINGS meeting in Amman, Jordan, that focussed on taking forward the Global Philanthropy Data Charter, particularly in the Arab Region.   Those attending the event included philanthropy professionals from the region as well as representatives from other…