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Developing Community Foundations in Chile

Community of Solidary Organizations

www.comunidad-org.cl

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $85,000
  • Grant Period December 1, 2021–September 30, 2022
  • Location Providencia, Chile
  • Geographic Focus Chile

About this grant

The Community of Solidary Organizations is a network of 240 nongovernmental organizations with a mission to build a community of strengthened and connected organizations that can influence the development of a just and sustainable society in Chile. A group of Chilean stakeholders, led by a current Mott grantee charged with raising awareness about the community foundation concept in Chile, has collectively determined that the Community of Solidary Organizations is best equipped to lead a full-fledged program to develop community foundations in their country. Accordingly, over a six-month period, the grantee will create a development plan for such a program. Activities will include establishing the program’s governance, priorities and performance indicators; developing a narrative to best articulate the community foundation concept; discovering territories where there is an interest in establishing community foundations; developing a training plan for local leaders, and creating a three-year program deployment plan.