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…

Global Summit on Community Philanthropy, Johannesburg

Will you be attending the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy in Johannesburg this year? From the 1-2 of December, the Global Fund for Community Foundations will be asking whether or not you want to: See philanthropy and international aid re-oriented towards community strengthening? Learn new approaches to building trusting relationships with community leaders, civil society,…

AVPN from the EVPA perspective – Linde Wolters

  Hong Kong is one of the world’s most unequal societies, a region with pressing social issues and a place with Europe in its history and China in its future. This makes it a stimulating backdrop to this year’s AVPN conference. From EVPA’s point of view, Asia is a very interesting market for Venture Philanthropy…

Nepal One Year Later: Where Do We Go From Here?

The Center for Disaster Philanthropy are running a workshop next Wednesday on the aftermath of the Nepal Earthquake. Make sure you register today! Webinar: Nepal One Year Later Wednesday, May 25, 2016 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT. Register today!  How much recovery you can see happening in Nepal since last year’s earthquakes depends on where…