February 2016 Newsletter

Network Events

2016 Board of Boards (CECP)
28-29 Feb, New York City

9º Congresso GIFE
30 Mar - 1 Apr, Sao Paulo

Council on Foundations Annual Conference: The Future of Community
8-12 Apr, Washington, DC

AGAG Annual Meeting
13-15 Apr,New Brunswick, New Jersey

CIVICUS, International Civil Society Week
25-29 Apr, Bogotá

AVPN Conference
23-25 May, Hong Kong

EFC 27th AGA & Conference
26-28 May, Amsterdam

Connected Smart Cities
8-9 Jun, Rio de Janeiro

Full conference listhere.

GrantCraftdevelops and curates resources across different strategies, issues, languages, and formats. Come explore with us.

SelectAlliancearticlesnow available in Arabic. WINGS members get a20% discounton newAlliancesubscriptions.

Issue 10: The great interest in impact and ROI has resulted in the decision to publish all four volumes of the magazine during the course of 2016 looking at the topic from different perspectives.

Philanthropy In Quote

"The meeting gave me clearly the conviction that diversity is not something we should be afraid of but something we should celebrate."Dr. Atallah Kuttab on the Perspectives on Arab & Global Philanthropy workshop in Berlin (video)

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WINGS welcomes new 2016 members: PFI Association of Philanthropy Indonesia; Technical Support and Dialogue Platform; China Development Brief; Pakistan Center for Philamthropy; Association of Foundations! Thank you to the 50% of WINGS Members who have paid dues already - to make your membership contribution,sign-into our portal orrequest a direct invoice.


Rebranding in Philanthropy - Forefront Interview
WINGS sits down with Forefront, previously Donors Forum, to discuss what it's like to rebrand in the philanthropy world. Read on for tips on how to remain relatable, keep your members engaged in the process, and succeed!

AVPN Conference 2016 now open for registration
How has Social Investing Impacted Asia? The conference will review this question through country sharing sessions by members, break-outs on key issues, and the Investment Showcase that will feature members’ successful investments.

Philanthropy Engagement on HABITAT 3
Next October the UN will gather for HABITAT 3. Aiming to support stakeholders engagement and contributions to the conference the General Assembly of partners (GAP) was created. Fundación Avina and the Ford Foundation are inviting philanthropy organizations to join the GAP partner Constituent Group.

Community Foundation Movement in Europe
As of January 2016, the European Community Foundation Initiative functions as a new resource for community foundations. Its mission is to found and support umbrella organizations for community foundations in Europe.

Post your nomination for the fourth Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize, organized by Alliance Magazine in association with the Global Fund for Community Foundations and WINGS. Closing date for nominations is 18 May 2016.

Coming up at WINGS

4Cs - Evaluating Philanthropy Support Organizations
WINGS Members will be meeting in Marchto continue work on the 4Cs. As a result of this process, an assessment framework for philanthropy support organizations will be provided.

Enabling Environment for Philanthropy
Worldwide, philanthropy is facing a concerning trend as civil society organizations deal with unwarrented restrictions on philanthropy. WINGS will host a global meeting in Lisbon in March to discuss these challenges with leaders in the field.

Cultures of Giving
This meeting hosted by WINGS in Brazil, on March 28, is part of a global movement to reveal trends and document stories from all regions, in an effort to advance our understanding on philanthropy in all its forms.

For more information contact WINGS Office atinfo@wingsweb.org.

Knowledge Center

Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace -Grantmaking Strategies for Social Justice and Peace Approaches Drawn from Shared Practices&Practical Lessons.

EVPA -A Practical Guide to Venture Philanthropy and Social Impact Investment.

CAF -Gross Domestice Philanthropy: An International Analysis of GDP, Tax, and Giving.

SVP -Melbourne Case Study

Resources &Opportunities

WINGS Webinar: World Giving Index 2015 - Giving Trends and Emerging Markets

WINGS Webinar: A Guide to Global Philanthropy - the Palgrave Handbook

Vacancy at Saint Lawrence Foundation for Fund Manager in Sierra Leone

UNDP hires consultancy services for the development of an "African Youth (especially women) Entrerprenership Online Portal"

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