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General Purposes

Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $400,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2021–December 31, 2022
  • Location São Paulo, Brazil
  • Geographic Focus World

About this grant

The program goal is to build and strengthen an enabling environment for philanthropy. Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support is a global network, linking more than 170 philanthropic associations and support organizations from around the world through international exchange, information services, networking and peer-to-peer learning opportunities. During 2019-2020, the grantee represented the sector and its members in various global and regional fora and networks; published research related to philanthropy and philanthropy infrastructure; disseminated information and analysis about the sector through social media, blogs, and an online newsletter; held capacity-building workshops and online webinars; and launched a series of online events as part of its flagship global event, the WINGSForum. In 2021-2022, the grantee will focus on making the case for philanthropy development, fostering an enabling environment for philanthropy and strengthening the philanthropy support ecosystem where it is needed the most. Established in 2000 and incorporated in the United States in 2010, the grantee is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.