On September 25, 2015, 193 countries formally adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations.
These resources are for U.S. foundations and grantmakers wishing to make grants abroad. The resources below focus on global grantmaking in general.
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In-Depth knowledge on Global Grantmaking
The Center for Disaster Philanthropy, together with the Council on Foundations, the European Foundation Centre, and the UPS Foundation, hosted a webinar to discuss how private funders can address the crisis at 12 p.m. ET on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
The Council on Foundations and WINGS discussed the relevance of these reports to grantmakers and the Hudson Institute and CIVICUS shared insight around current trends in the regulation of philanthropy and civil society around the world.
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.
Join the Council on Foundations (COF) and Grantmakers Concerned With Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) on Wednesday, August 27, from 2-3:30 pm ET for a free webinar on this humanitarian crisis and the role funders can play in responding.
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