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).

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Representatives from various communities protest in front of Lake Winnipeg to secure watershed

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.

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In Asia and Africa, the legal and fiscal environments for community foundations tend to be unfavorable.

Odorheiu Secuiesc Community Foundation

This Romanian community foundation has helped the community to work together to identify the buildings in its community most in need of refurbishment. In 2009 local people voted for the town's sports facility. Funds and in-kind donations were raised and the facility is being enjoyed once again by the community.

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