Arif Neky on the SDG Partnership Platform, Kenya

WINGS interviewed Arif Neky, the Senior Advisor for UN Strategic Partnerships and Coordinator of the SDG Partnership Platform (SDGPP) in Kenya to learn more about the role of philanthropy networks to achieve the 2030 Agenda. The Kenyan Government at the UN General Assembly in September 2017 in New York described the launch of the SDG…

Spotlight on 2019 New Members

The WINGS Network is made up of over 100 philanthropy support organizations from 43 countries, and is growing every year. See some of the organizations that joined for 2019 below, and get to know your network. From WINGS, a warm welcome to all our new Members and Supporting Members! Aga Khan Foundation – Supporting Member…

WINGS Funders Working Group: Strengthening the philanthropy support ecosystem

In recognizing that funders are integral in building healthy philanthropy support ecosystems, WINGS  opened a supporting membership opportunity for funders (foundations, individuals, public institutions, etc.) that are investing in or would like to contribute more to developing philanthropy and its infrastructure. For Supporting Members, WINGS now offers access to a working group, which aims to engage funders in collective thinking…

Lessons and insights from new European research on philanthropy infrastructure

This is an interview with Michael Alberg-Seberich and Filiz Bikmen on Beyond Philanthropy’s new report on European philanthropy infrastructure. The research, More than the Sum of its Parts: Insights on the Future of Philanthropy and Social Investment infrastructure in Europe, is the first comprehensive look at European philanthropy infrastructure. How does adopting a more “outward engagement” attitude…

Could You Be Undermining Your Own Impact?

Could You Be Undermining Your Own Impact? By Ann Mei Chang, author of Lean Impact: How to Innovate for Radically Greater Social Good and former Chief Innovation Officer at USAID.   According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, “philanthropy is giving money for a purpose or cause benefiting people who you don’t personally know.” Good grantmakers…

Spotlight on 2019 New Members

The WINGS Network is made up of over 100 philanthropy support organizations from 43 countries, and is growing every year. See some of the organizations that joined for 2019 below, and get to know your network. From WINGS, a warm welcome to all our new Members and Supporting Members! 1. ABFE – a Philanthropy Partnership…