Giving Insights® for Donors

Here in Giving Insights® you will find articles, news stories and more that explore good practices and trends in philanthropy.

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Resources for Donors

The below organizations and websites can help informed donors expand their knowledge and build collaborations with other donors.

  • Exponent Philanthropy: Their mission is to empower philanthropists to leverage their resources and amplify their impact.
  • National Center for Family Philanthropy: Promotes philanthropic values, vision, and excellence across generations of donors and donor families.
  • Council on Foundations: A membership association of grantmaking foundations and corporations, with the mission to promote responsible and effective philanthropy.
  • EDGE Funders Alliance: A membership association that addresses the systemic nature of the social, economic and ecological crises threatening the future of our planet.
  • European Foundation Center: Promotes and supports the work of foundations and corporate funders active in Europe.
  • United Philanthropy Forum: Membership associations that strengthen philanthropy and nonprofits through education, research and networking. An example is the Forefront in Chicago.
  • Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN): Education and Networking opportunities for investing in social enterprises.
  • TONIIC: An international impact investor network promoting a sustainable global economy by investing in entrepreneurs, enterprises, and funds seeking to change the world for the better.
  • Mission Investors Exchange: Where philanthropic innovators exchange ideas, tools, and experiences to increase the impact of their capital.
  • Synergos: Connecting leaders in global poverty and social injustice and providing support for collaborative work to effect systemic changes.
  • The Philanthropy Workshop: Educates, inspires, and activates a peer network of effective, engaged, and innovative philanthropists.

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