Information on this page shows data from our last three full years of grantmaking (1st January 2018 – present).
Support to the LIN Center’s 2019 annual cross-sector conference “Partnerships, Impact, Sustainability”
Coordination of community response to effects of Covid-19 on vulnerable groups in Koh Phangan and Koh Samui, and exploration of a longer-term structure for promoting cooperation, solidarity and local philanthropy etc.
Supporting a small grants programme for community foundation development in China
To build on pemaknaan approach to learning and measurement, as a way to understand the role of small grants in achieving social transformation goals
Institutional support & programme development
Scoping study for resource mobilization in Papua New Guinea and Fiji (in collaboration with Fiji Women’s Fund).
Institutional development support, to allow MONES to assess and improve its internal structures and processes, as well as to conduct a review of its grantmaking strategy.
Support and small grants programme for community foundation development in China
Promote and grow community philanthropy in Vietnam.
Expand and strengthen FIQs work with informal youth groups
To respond to Covid-19 in Covasna County by expanding programmes around local values and fruit trees.
Bridging grant for operational support to OSCF and its Covid-19 response.
Continuing FIQ’s work with informal youth groups, particularly in light of Covid-19.
Using the “Smart Interactions” app to coordinate and support Covid-19 response in the Ukraine
To support local civil society in the short and long-term in its response to the effects of Covid-19.
Mobilize cross-community response to Covid-19 in short and longer-term.
Supporting women’s community leadership and individual giving in light of Covid-19
Bridging grant to enable BCF to deliver its Covid-19 response.
To build a stronger and more inclusive Bardejov in the wake of Covid-19
To build connections and foster new relationships between different groups, and to increase solidarity in the Zajecar community post Covid-19.
Social inclusion of new communities in the wake of Covid-19.
Engage youth groups to build community philanthropy and solidarity in response to challenges associated with Covid-19.
Resource mobilization – in Poland and overseas - as a strategy for community resilience and mobilizing constituencies for women’s rights.
Outreach and support to vulnerable groups most affected by Covid-19.
Protecting the rights and well-being of most marginalized and vulnerable groups, including rapid response grants, in context of Covid-19
To run a small grants programme aiming at supporting local civil society’s response to Covid-19.
Strengthening social inclusion and protecting minority rights in the context of Covid-19.
Engaging the diaspora population from Fagaras County.
To support the organizational development of the Gandjabasar Community Foundation.
To create the first multicultural co-working space in Penza.
Development of an electronic platform to encourage increased individual philanthropic giving in Romania.
Piloting a leadership programme for local civil society leaders.
To engage the diaspora population from the Timok Region in the activities and fundraising efforts of the Foundation Step Forward.
To support community organizing and women’s activism in Slovakia, while also assisting grassroots groups with local feminist resource mobilization strategies.
To undertake needs and impact assessments, to better inform the future direction of the organization and its fundraising strategies.
Pilot a new model of skilled volunteering that connects grassroots organizations and Turkish corporations.
Repeat Vital Signs methodology to identify current community challenges, link with SDGs, and raise issue of migration.
Further develop the Neighbourhood Initiative Fund, and establish an annual local philanthropy award.
Engaging individual citizens in community dialogue and action
Ongoing support for the organizational development of the Gandjabasar Community Foundation.
Initiating community-driven projects in two disadvantaged communities in Covasna County
Encouraging the inclusion and participation of asylum seekers and migrants in Duisburg’s daily life.
Organization of a seminar to raise the profile of community philanthropy in Brazil.
Outreach and relief work in response to Covid-19 in the Grand’Anse.
Documenting community level responses to Covid-19, including local resource mobilization and solidarity models.
Working with community-based partners to meet short-term needs against the backdrop of Covid-19, while helping create the basis for a more resilient and sustainable local economy in the longer term.
Strengthening community philanthropy for social justice in Florianópolis by building a donor base, and improving ICom's grantmaking and capacity building practices aimed at grassroots groups and movements.
To document the role of grassroots womens groups in Latin America in response to Covid-19.
Participate in immediate Covid-19 emergency response aimed at reaching most vulnerable parts of the community; to support efforts towards a diversified, durable local economy longer-term.
Small grants and other support to grassroots groups and solidarity networks for Covid-19 response in the periphery of Metropolitan Rio de Janeiro
Start-up activities, including piloting local grantmaking to address needs emerging around COVID-19.
Rebuilding livelihoods in the Grand-Anse in the wake of COVID-19.
Strengthening citizens’ participation and women’s leadership in Mexico’s earthquake recovery efforts.
Research, network members’ meeting, public event – (in conjunction with GIFE), produce materials – discussion papers, articles etc.
Capital contribution towards permanent office and community space for the Monteverde Community Fund and its partners.
Deepening work with corporates through establishing a diploma course on business social responsibility, and exploration of replicating the Fondo Región Colonia model in another department in Uruguay (Maldonado).
To create a national network of grassroots community organizations working to strengthen community access to land and resources in Mexico.
Build a regional network of women community philanthropy leaders in Latin America (excluding Brazil)
Covering some of MCF’s core costs (including Director’s salary, accounting services, office expenses) until they transition to their new, permanent office.
Staff and operational costs
To pilot a new grantmaking strategy to non-profits which includes training in participative methods for defining goals and strategies.
Start-up activities, including hiring staff and mobilizing local funds.
Start-up activities including piloting local grantmaking.
Documentation, story-telling and advocacy work aimed at highlighting the Rawa model and experiences of participatory grantmaking.
Rebuilding livelihoods through the Home Factory initiative
Support to knowledge and advocacy programme
Strengthen the capacity of the organization and its staff in general, particularly related to communications.
Core costs / bridging funding
Proposed grant activity:Institutional support for building local philanthropy and programme / grantmaking activities
Increase outreach around, and participation in, the Diaspora Solidarity Programme, and to support some core costs (salaries, communications and staff professional development).
To support a delegation from Tewa to attend the September 2019 Prospera Asia-Pacific Regional Convening in Thailand.
Supporting Guwahati’s urban poor in both the short and longer terms against the backdrop of Covid-19.
Small grants to grassroots women’s groups in Nepal to respond to socio-economic impacts of Covid-19.
Support for immediate and longer-term community-based responses to Covid-19 among marginalized sexual minority groups and sex workers.
Continuation of efforts to explore and support the development of the community foundation concept with Keystone Foundation’s partners.
Document the impacts of COVID-19 on women & trans groups in India to inform awareness-raising and local resource mobilization.
Conducting an initial feasibility study for building local giving, and organizing pilot fundraising activities.
Feasibility study and consultations to explore for potential for adoption of community foundation concept among Keystone Foundation’s area centres in Tamil Nadu.
Research on governance models around participatory grantmaking
Building on previous efforts to pilot community philanthropy approach among CBO partners; building local donor base for FST.
Continuation of establishment of institutionalized systems for the development of community philanthropy amongst the Dalit communities in Bihar
To strengthen local resource mobilization efforts and expand work on community centres for women and girls.
Ongoing efforts to explore and support development of community foundation concept among Keystone Foundation’s area centres in Tamil Nadu.
Institutional development (including local resource mobilization and participatory processes).
Supporting the strengthening of the APN Secretariat
Continue building community philanthropy, as TLC and its community responds to Covid-19.
Response to effects of Covid-19 and building community resilience through community philanthropy in Tharaka Nithi county.
Flexible support for Covid-19 response
To support and document community-based partner organizations’ response to Covid-19 lockdown and impacts on social cohesion.
Support to Covid-19 Relief Fund to target most vulnerable members of community in urban centres, farms and fishing villages of Western Cape.
Responding to Covid-19 with a particular focus on vulnerable groups, and rebuilding livelihoods in the long-term.
Fostering community philanthropy in Kabale Municipality, including for Covid-19 response.
Mapping of priorities and needs for organizations focusing on women and girls in Francophone West Africa, to inform the work of the new Pananetugri Fund.
Operational and programme support for WCCF’s Covid-19 response in rural communities in the West Coast region of the Western Cape.
To support the incubation of a community foundation in the Bergrivier municipal area, particularly in the aftermath of Covid-19.
To explore the feasibility of community philanthropy in the DRC and small grants to women’s groups
Operational and programme support – COVID-19
To document stories of giving in Tanzania during the COVID-19 pandemic
Working with rural partners to establish Youth Development Funds.
To explore new sources of income for the organization, in order to support the implementation of WEMIHS’ new strategic plan.
Piloting community philanthropy approach
Documentation of experience, practice, models
To pilot Giving Circles
Start-up costs for a Re-use, Regenerate and Recycle (3Rs) programme across Nairobi.
Start-up activities – community grantmaking and resource mobilization in Iganga district
Documentation of the Ikhala Trust’s approach, through the preparation of case studies focusing on the trust’s grantmaking.
Feasibility study for local/community philanthropy development in Côte d'Ivoire.
Continuation of work to establish community endowment funds as part of wider efforts to promote and demonstrate community philanthropy among a range of audiences in Zambia and internationally
To continue promoting and strengthening community philanthropy in the Bulilima and Mangwe districts.
To produce a study on DOCKDA’s support of grassroots womens’ organizations, with the goal of attracting more funding - local and otherwise - to these groups.
Building capacity of SCAT grantee partners to write their own stories for publication in a book.
Support for start-up activities, including grantmaking
To promote community philanthropy in Tanzania with a cluster of civil society organization partners including the foundation itself
Exploration of community philanthropy activities in Western Uganda
Developing new programme “Omutima Omugabi” (A Heart that Gives) to encourage conversations around, and build the practice of, community philanthropy in Uganda.
To conduct a study on the potential of community philanthropy in Burkina Faso.
Participatory community asset mapping exercise to lay groundwork for an innovative, long-term and holistic development strategy for the community of Naledi Village
Bridging support for APN’s operations and programmatic activities.
Responding to Covid-19 in Duisburg, with a particular focus on vulnerable groups.
Support for alternative income generation activities with and for Bedouin communities, especially women.
Covid-19 response with specific focus on reaching vulnerable communities.
To work with migrants and the elderly to establish new community gardens in Canavese, overcoming isolation post Covid-19 lockdown.
To test local resource mobilization strategies in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.
Support to the “Education Campus”, focused on the inclusion and participation of refugees in Stuttgart life.