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  Announcements                                           

NEW REPORT:

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.

 

Welcome 2014 Emerging Leaders

International Fellows!

The Center currently hosts six Fellows from Brazil, Cameroon, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Romania, and Serbia for its three-month Fellows program. Meet the Fellows to learn about their work and planned research. 

Call for Applications

  2015 Senior International Fellows Program

  (March 2 - March 27, 2015)

Submission deadline: 

Wednesday October 1, 2014

"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 March 2015 for our call for applications to the program later in the year.

1750 community foundations worldwide...and counting.

 

2014 marks the centennial of the The Cleveland Foundation, the world's first community foundation.  To mark this milestone, the Center presents “Spotlight on Community Foundations”, an ongoing series highlighting our International Fellowsresearch on community foundations (and community philanthropy) around the globe. 

This month's spotlight is on community foundations, giving circles and Black philanthropy.

Learn more about some of the key players in the global community foundation movement here

 

 

  Online Resources / Publications

 

International Fellows Research

Abstracts of research by selected International Fellows.

Spotlight on Community Foundations

Research by Center Fellows on community foundations (and community philanthropy) around the globe.

     

 

Cultures of Giving

Full text editions and abstracts of many of the Center's historical and contemporary studies relating to Philanthropy in communities of color...         

 

Volunteer!!!

A guide to New York City's nonprofit and small arts organizations serving the African American, Latino, and Asian American communities...

 

Pathways for Change

The Donor Research Project analyzed information and attitudes about philanthropy in communities of color, and among women...

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The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society is committed to strengthening civil society through education, research, and leadership training.
 
The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society is an interdisciplinary research center based at The Graduate Center, City University of New York.
IFP News
2014 Senior International Fellows
 
From April 24 to May 21, 2014 seven Senior International Fellows came to New York from across the globe to study community foundations and independent foundations. For a list of the Senior Fellows and their research topics, please click here
 
 
2013 Emerging Leaders International Fellows
 
From September 16 to December 6, 2013 six Emerging Leaders Fellows came to New York from across the globe to study community foundations and diaspora philanthropy.  For a list of the Emerging Leaders Fellows and their research topics, please click here.