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).
Community Foundations of Canada (CFC)
Representatives from various communities protest in front of Lake Winnipeg to secure watershed for current and future generations. A collaborative effort of 13 Community Foundations, supported by CFC, has placed the issue firmly on the political agenda.
Small grants were seen as a means of encouraging people to step forward and take responsibility for their communities.
The Jerusalem Foundation
The Adopt a Neighbourhood program, active in three and soon four Jerusalem neighbourhoods, is empowering local residents through a five-year engagement that involves all institutions and organizations active in the neighbourhood. The program maps the needs of each area with local residents’ full involvement.