- Program Civil Society
- Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
- Grant Amount $400,000
- Grant Period January 1, 2011–December 31, 2012
- Location São Paulo, Brazil
- Geographic Focus World
About this grant
The goal of Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support is to strengthen the global infrastructure for philanthropy. The grantee is a global network linking grantmaker associations and support organizations through international exchange, information services, networking, and peer-to-peer learning opportunities. During 2007-2010, the network was hosted by the Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium in the Philippines. Recent accomplishments include the organization of peer learning events and exchange visits, the hosting of a global forum, and the publication of two global philanthropy status reports. As of the beginning of 2011, the grantee has incorporated as a nonprofit organization in the United States and established an office in Brazil. During this grant period, the grantee will pursue three main objectives: 1) strengthen its institutional capacity; 2) secure its financial sustainability; and 3) strengthen its role as a global leader advocating for an enabling environment for philanthropy.