WINGS Community Foundation Global Status Report 2010
A new format for the GSR
The 2010 Community Foundation Global Status Report is the sixth in a series of reports on the development of community foundations around the world, and the first web-based version of this signature report. It was commissioned and funded by Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS).
Anat Kah, Mayan Riviera Community Foundation
Local women attend a computer literacy class. The Mayan Riviera Community Foundation supports the project that educates women for better access to higher paid jobs.
Corporations are the most important funders of community foundations.
The Community Foundation for South Sinai
This new Egyptian foundation is at a very early stage in its work and operates among marginalized people in a strictly controlled environment. The changes it expects to achieve will be slow in coming and hard-won when they do. Some very simple grassroots grants have had an important impact in impoverished areas.