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Small Grants and Capacity Building Program

Global Fund for Community Foundations

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $250,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2016–December 31, 2016
  • Location Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Geographic Focus World

About this grant

The program goal is to strengthen community foundations globally. The Global Fund for Community Foundations manages a small grants and capacity building program focusing on community foundations and their support organizations in low- and middle-income countries. Through this program, the grantee has provided grants to 35 community foundations from 24 countries for youth-focused projects and to 13 organizations from 10 countries for environment-focused projects. In 2016, the grantee will launch an open call for proposals to explore a wider set of critical issues identified by community foundations. The grantee will provide small grants to community foundations for a range of activities, including data collection, research, and local convening. The Global Fund for Community Foundations is a grassroots grantmaker working to promote and support institutions of community philanthropy around the world.