October eNews: Celebrating longevity in philanthropy

This issue of WINGS Dispatch is a celebration of longevity in philanthropy. We’re happy to acknowledge several WINGS members turning 25 this year: Association of Foundations in the Netherlands, Cemefi (The Mexican Center for Philanthropy), and Japan Foundation Center. We look at 10 years of Community Philanthropy in Latvia and the Baltic States, and we’re…

September eNews: Transparency and Accountability

The September issue of WINGS Dispatch focuses on Transparency and Accountability. We talk to the CEO of Caravan Studios, a division of TechSoup Global, to see how new technologies are driving social change at the grassroots level, and WINGS members EFC and SVP share unique viewpoints and important accountability-related tools with the network. Data Charter…

July eNews: Global data for better philanthropy

This edition of WINGS Dispatch is about data. How do we handle the data deluge? We know we can’t do it alone—partnerships are essential, now more than ever. Robert Kirkpatrick (UN Global Pulse) says Big Data needs to be treated as a public good, pointing out that data can’t be fully exploited without help from…

June eNews: Pairing “wicked problems” with partnerships

Partnerships is the focus of this edition of WINGS Dispatch. At the UN Special Policy Dialogue in April, Sigrid Kaag characterized partnership as “having a shared vision and agreeing on a way forward.” We agree. After all, that’s what being part of a global network in philanthropy is all about and we’re growing. This month…

May eNews: Discover the power of networks

This edition of WINGS Dispatch is about networks. We learn more each day how important they are, and we’re proud to be part of a growing global network that truly affects change, from small villages to larger communities, to nation states and beyond. We stress the role of partnerships in our report from the UN…