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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The migrant community of Manakau in New Zealand performs in a band

Manakau Community Foundation

The migrant community of Manakau in New Zealand performs in a band. Music is a way to connecting to each other and to communicate with their new community. The Manakau Community Foundation supports this activity with a grant.

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As of July 2010 1,175 community foundations have been identified in 46 countries.

West Bengal Community Foundation

This new community foundation has been running 13 educational centres where the children of the underprivileged and drop-outs from local schools are receiving the chance to have a free education. WBCF's role in this local initiative reflects the growing trust of the community foundation concept in India by local communities.

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