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.
The assets of community foundations in the United States are seventeen times greater than the next largest country - Canada.
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.