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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Children taking part in The Beautiful Foundation's Rainbow Coin Bank Campaign

The Beautiful Foundation

The Beautiful Foundation mobilizes school children in a giving campaign through their investment in philanthropic education.


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

UK community foundations

Through the Fair Share Trust, a programme targeting funding at the seventy-seven most deprived areas of the UK, greater involvement and trust of local people is seen in deciding what local priorities for grants are and in allocating funding.