News of the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy

From grassroots to global movement! 

All over the world – from Brazil to Russia, from China to the Congo and from Palestine to South Africa – community philanthropy has emerged as an essential tool for strengthening communities’ voice and power.

Join us in Johannesburg to celebrate the dynamism and potential of this flourishing movement at the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy, 1st – 2nd December 2016!

Call for ideas

What are the burning issues or essential tools that you would like to discuss at the Summit? Ideas for inspiring speakers? Creative ways to present your work? Send us your ideas!

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People behind the Summit

One of the beauties of the community philanthropy field is its diversity. Community foundations, most certainly! But just as important are the rich networks of women’s funds, environmental funds, social justice funds and every other type of grassroots grantmaker.

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Connecting research & practice: Call for Expressions of Interest

Leading up to the Summit, do you have an idea for a research project that could support and advance the global field of community philanthropy? This call for Expressions of Interest seeks scholars, evaluators and community philanthropy leaders to propose ideas for collaborative research projects with potential funding of US $2,500 – $5,000 per project.

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