Global Grantmaking

These resources are for U.S. foundations and grantmakers wishing to make grants abroad. The resources on this page focus on global grantmaking in general. For more specific topics, follow one of the links below. For information managing grants, see the Council’s resources on grant management.

In-Depth Topics Under Global Grantmaking:

U.S. Regulation of International Philanthropy
Global Regulation of Philanthropy
Sustainable Development Goals & Global Frameworks
International Disaster Response

In-Depth knowledge on Global Grantmaking

For international grants, the Pension Protection Act requires donor-advised funds to comply with certain rules imposed on private foundations. Sponsoring organizations administering international grants from advised funds have adopted various practices to comply with the new requirements. This article discusses these changes, along with a brief description of the new rules.

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NGOsource

NGOsource, a project of the Council on Foundations and TechSoup Global, helps U.S. grantmakers streamline their international giving through easier equivalency determinations.