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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, 2015–December 31, 2016
  • Location São Paulo, Brazil
  • Geographic Focus World

About this grant

Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support is a global network linking 152 philanthropic associations and support organizations through international exchange, information services, networking, and peer-to-peer learning opportunities. Recent accomplishments include the hosting of a global forum, organization of Webinars and peer learning events, the development of several useful knowledge products, the creation of a Global Philanthropy Data Charter and associated web site, and the expansion of paid membership. During the grant period, the grantee will pursue the following strategic areas: 1) thought leadership; 2) network building and engagement; 3) knowledge and capacity building; and 4) governance and sustainability. This will include the preparation of a global forum in 2017, 16 Webinars, four face-to-face regional learning and sharing meetings, a toolkit on transparency and accountability, case studies on local cultures of giving, two new reports for the Infrastructure in Focus Series, and other activities.