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General Purposes

Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $500,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2023–December 31, 2024
  • Location São Paulo, Brazil
  • Geographic Focus World

About this grant

Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support is a global network, linking more than 195 philanthropic associations and support organizations from around the world through international exchange, information services, networking and peer-to-peer learning opportunities. During 2021-22, the grantee: 1) represented the sector and its members in various global and regional fora and networks; 2) published research related to philanthropy and philanthropy infrastructure; 3) disseminated information and analysis about the sector through social media, blogs and an online newsletter; 4) held capacity-building workshops and online webinars; and 5) launched a new strategy to strengthen the enabling environment for philanthropy. In 2023-24, the grantee will focus on building and strengthening an enabling environment for philanthropy by building members’ capacity for policy advocacy, increasing membership in the Global South and developing a new five-year strategic plan. Established in 2000, and incorporated in the United States in 2010, Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.