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Community Foundation Development Fund

Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland

www.filantropia.org.pl

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $900,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2023–December 31, 2025
  • Location Warsaw, Poland
  • Geographic Focus Europe

About this grant

The program goal is to strengthen the capacity of community foundations in Europe to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. To this end, the Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland will provide tailor-made grantmaking and technical assistance programs to community foundations in Europe to stimulate innovation in identifying and implementing local responses to global challenges. The grantee will develop a series of learning materials to support community foundations in their work on the global goals. In addition, the grantee will support European community foundations’ responses to the refugee crisis resulting from the Russian invasion of Ukraine. During the past grant period, the grantee provided 17 grants totaling more than $330,000 to community foundations in 12 countries to support their engagement with the global goals as well as 15 grants totaling over $280,000 to community foundations in eight countries supporting Ukrainian refugees. The grantee also published a series of learning materials and organized learning events to increase the capacity of European community foundations to contribute to the global goals. The Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland is based in Warsaw, Poland.