Three decades of philanthropy: What we learnt

From building local leadership and solutions to exiting responsibly, insights distilled from the MacArthur Foundation illustrate what community-focused philanthropy looks like. by DIPA NAG CHOWDHURY After more than three decades of grantmaking in the field of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH), MacArthur Foundation’s programme in this field came to a close this year. As our approach to…

Key notes for networks in 2019

by Polina Nyukhina, Ukrainian Philanthropists Forum In April 2019, WINGS (Worldwide Initiative for Grantmaker Support, Brazil) gathered CEOs and philanthropy leaders of worldwide philanthropic networks at the “Driving Philanthropy to the Future” meeting in Jamaica. It was a truly global space where we got to share our philanthropic experience as well as discuss challenges in…

Planning, assessing and communicating the impact of networks

by Carola Carazzone (Assifero) This text was original a speech given by Carola at WINGS Driving Philanthropy for the Future meeting in Jamaica, April 2019. I was asked to share with you today, the journey we walked in the last 4 years in Assifero- Italian association of grantmaking foundations (using traditional taxonomy 100 members among…

Going global: how about fiscal sponsorship outside the United States?

Jenny Lah and Michael Jarvis A persistent challenge for organizations seeking philanthropic support is the need to demonstrate compliance with the fiduciary requirements of grant makers. Another is to have reliable and affordable backend support while being able to focus time, energy and resources on the organizational mission. In the United States, fiscal sponsorship has…

The largest study on India’s everyday giving market

The first-ever in-depth attempt to quantify everyday giving in India, a new report aims to shine a spotlight on the ways in which Indians can contribute to the country’s social development. by INDIA DEVELOPMENT REVIEW India has the greatest number of people volunteering and donating money in the world, ahead of both the USA and China.…

Philanthropy: looking forward

The Association of German Foundations and Dr. Annette Kleinbrod the Advisor for International Cooperation  interviewed Benjamin Bellegy, Executive Director of the Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmakers Support (WINGS). This interview is part of the #NextPhilanthropy initiative. Benjamin, what do you consider will be the main driver of philanthropy globally over the next 10 years? There are…