Spreading the Seeds of Community Giving
Findings from a study of the International Fellows Program highlights its impact on the building of community foundations and community philanthropy globally. The report was launched at the Council on Foundations' Conference on Community Foundations (October 2014) in Cleveland, Ohio marking the community foundation movement's centenniel and the 25th anniversary of the Center's program.
Join Charles Stewart Mott Foundation in celebrating 100 years of community foundations at cf100.mott.org. For a mapping of our program alumni, visit the Training Global Leaders page and scroll down.
And here is a list of countries from which our alumni hail.
International Fellows Program
"What will I gain from the program?"
Read the précis and evaluation report to learn about the program's impact on its alumni and the sector. Also check out the brochure for thoughts of program alumni on the program.
2015 Emerging Leaders International
Fellows Program & U.S. Diversity Fellowship
Check back in April 2015 for our call for applications to the program later in the year.
1750 community foundations worldwide...and counting.
In an ongoing series, “Spotlight on Community Foundations”, the Center highlights International Fellows’ research on community foundations (and community philanthropy) around the globe. The series began in 2014 to mark the centennial of the The Cleveland Foundation, the world's first community foundation.
Latest additions to the spotlight are on community foundations as a voice in the community and community foundation-local government partnerships.
Learn more about some of the key players in the global community foundation movement here.