DAFNE: #October1Europe

DAFNE is an informal network gathering donors and foundations associations in Europe with the aim of providing a platform to share knowledge and learn from best practices. With 25 member associations with a collective membership of more than 7,500 foundations and grant-makers, DAFNE underpins individual activities of its members by encouraging dialogue and collaboration between…

Global Philanthropy Data Charter Meeting: Amman, Jordan

At the end of May 2016, on behalf of the Independent Philanthropy Association South Africa (IPASA), I attended a WINGS meeting in Amman, Jordan, that focussed on taking forward the Global Philanthropy Data Charter, particularly in the Arab Region.   Those attending the event included philanthropy professionals from the region as well as representatives from other…

WINGS Network Monthly Update – May

News Welcome, Pamela Ribeiro! We are very happy to be welcoming our new Knowledge Management Coordinator, Pamela Ribeiro, to the WINGS team! Pamela will be joining us on June 7th – find out more from our post here. Cultures of Giving Find out more about our 3rd Cultures of Giving meeting that took place on…

International Meeting on the Enabling Environment for Philanthropy

Worldwide, philanthropy is facing a concerning trend as civil society organizations deal with heightened control and excessive, unwarranted restrictions on funding, both locally and internationally. In the domestic arena, barriers on the ability of civil society organizations to incorporate, operate and receive funding are pervasive in far too many locations. With respect to the international…