WINGS Interview with Nicolas Krausz

  Nicolas Krausz is Program Officer at The Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation for the Progress of Humankind and Co-Chair of the Board of Directors at the EDGE Funders Alliance 1- What are the motivations behind the work that EDGE Funders does? We live in a time of mulitple crises: deep inequality, political polarization and ecological…

WINGS Webinar with Funders of Philanthropy Infrastructure

In an effort to raise the importance and visibility of philanthropy infrastructure, WINGS is facilitating dialogue between funders of the field. The webinar had the participation of three speakers representing foundations funding philanthropy infrastructure: Nick Deychakiwsky, Program Office, C.S. Mott Foundation; Megan McGlynn Scanlon, Senior Program Officer for Civil Society, Aga Khan Foundation; Oksana Oracheva,…

WINGS BOARD – Call for Nominations 2018

It is our pleasure to inform that our next call for nominations to recruit new Board directors will be launched in September. We look for enthusiastic ambassadors to play an integral role in the WINGS´ activities, development and fundraising. The WINGS Board of Directors are normally elected for a three-year term and can serve two…

We Know We Can’t Do It Alone, But How Can We Work Together?

by Amy Miller Taylor, Chief Networks Officer, CIVICUS We’re living through a crisis of democracy where progressive internationalism is under attack[1]. It’s now clearer than ever that civil society organisations cannot realise the more just, inclusive and sustainable world by acting alone. Instead a collective effort is needed – between civil society, philanthropy infrastructure organisations and…

The Atmosphere of Philanthropy in East Africa

By Evans Okinyi What is the atmosphere of philanthropy in East Africa? Philanthropy in East Africa can be categorized as Community Philanthropy, Faith based philanthropy, Individual or family philanthropy and Corporate Philanthropy. The East Africa region has seen the growth of institutionalized philanthropy. The region has witnessed an increase in High Net worth Individuals getting…

WINGS Network Monthly Update – April

WINGSForum Video Feeling sentimental about WINGSForum? Want to see what happened at a glance? Check out our new short clip here or below! Interview with Shazia Amjad Shazia Amjad shares with us The Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy’s new report on “The State of Individual Philanthropy in Pakistan”. Read the interview here.           WINGS…