Executive Director Helena Monteiro addresses the network on notable accomplishments in 2013 and forecasts WINGSForum 2014: The Power of Networks, including a report on philanthropy infrastructure slated for launch at the event.
In times of great global economic challenges and with Latin America growing rapidly, this change is a further evidence of the increasingly close relationship between both continents. This new management will enable the members to share their experiences with other community foundations and to find solutions to common challenges, using local solutions for global problems.
SICP is helping the communities to organise themselves and encouraging them to contribute their time, money, knowledge, skills and other resources for their own development.
The 2012 update focuses on the role of support organisations and key developments in the field, and is the beginning of a much needed discussion to be addressed in a broader report in 2014.
We’re launching a new report on philanthropy infrastructure at WINGSForum 2014 in Istanbul next March, and now WINGS members can participate. The process will help members learn from their peers and better understand the sector, improving practices and the services they offer to foundations around the world in the process.
The Global Alliance for Community Philanthropy is requesting concept notes from organisations to serve as a Secretariat for a five‐year, multi‐stakeholder collaborative. Envisioned responsibilities and qualifications are listed here. Concept notes must be submitted by 5th June 2013.
From “A Creature of Its Environment: View from a Community Foundation” by Alicia Philipp: The truth about community foundations is that if you know one, you know one. It’s no secret that all community foundations are quite distinct. But what we share is that we are all place-based funders. Our knowledge and expertise are built…