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These resources are for U.S. foundations and grantmakers wishing to make grants abroad. The resources below focus on global grantmaking in general.
In-Depth Topics Under Global Grantmaking:
In-Depth knowledge on Global Grantmaking
The Council actively asserts its leadership role in the global policy space to ensure a positive regulatory environment for global philanthropy.
As part of COF’s global philanthropy program, this members-only teleconference provided an overview on policy developments in Mexico that are impacting the flow of U.S. philanthropy into the country.
Frequently asked questions about legal basics and anti-terrorism.
Understanding the challenges of currency fluctuations on international grantmaking, and taking action to minimize their impact can ensure that this natural process does not become an added barrier to overseas giving.
While philanthropy that crosses national borders has much in common with its domestic counterpart, it also differs in significant and challenging ways.
This brief provides practical advice and tips on setting strategy, ensuring an on-the-ground presence, and selecting partners for U.S.-based companies with foundations and/or giving programs that are either venturing into the international giving arena or
This article outlines how private foundations can use "friends of" organizations to give globally.
Outlines the options that U.S. foundations have for giving globally.
Legal issues arise when a private foundation makes a grant to an Initial Grantee that is not a 501(c)(3) organization or that re-grants the Foundation's funds to a Secondary Grantee that is not a 501(c)(3) organization.