July, 2012


WINGS Newsletter

Watch the interview with Regis Avanthay, Senior Advisor, OECD Development Center who recently launched a Global Network of Foundations last June to get the voice of Foundations on global and regional issues. 

As it looks to end its grantmaking by 2016 and close its doors by 2020, New York City-based Atlantic Philanthropies  has announced its final grantmaking priorities.

  Foundations Now Eligible to Receive Software Donations!

            Alliance is offering free electronic subscriptions to over 140 countries around the world.

WINGS Programs

Workshop on Improving the Accountability of International Philanthropy, in conjunction with the Arab Foundations Forum (AFF) Annual Meeting 2012 - September 18th, Cairo, Egypt.  WINGS is engaging in a global review and update of the document: Principles of Accountability for International Philanthropy - developed by the European Foundation Centre and the Council on Foundations. WINGS members from Africa and the Arab Region have acess to scholarships. +More 

Webinars on the horizon:

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    WINGS Capacity Assessment Series 

    Recognizing the importance of good data for the philanthropic sector’s growth, we enquired our members on their Knowledge Generation and Dissemination capacity. We had 16 respondents from 7 different countries, and were pleased to see that 15 of them generate and disseminate knowledge. Organisations are very keen on participating in initiatives to build up on and expand the current knowledge about the sector. They also find important to build a data and learning culture. + Full report

    Knowledge Center - Latest Additions 

    Where Is Local Government Going in Latin America? A Comparative Perspective  - Andrew Nickson, Swedish International center for Democracy, 2011.

    He Akoranga He Aratohu - Maori and Pacific Education Initiative lessons to guide innovative philanthropic and social practice - ASB Community Trust, 2012.

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