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A graphic from the report illustrates the two-way relationship between exteral donors, community philanthropy organizations, and members of the community.

“Community philanthropy is based on the premise that all communities have their own assets: money, skills, knowledge, networks, etc. When these are pooled together, they build community power and voice.”

New Report on Community Grantmaking’s Ability to Create Lasting Local Impact

The Global Fund for Community Foundations and the Foundation Center’s report illustrates ways to provide people with a greater stake in the investment made in them, as each community member can contribute skills, knowledge, and networks required for positive social change.
Mr. Khan and cricket team

Mr. Khan (back row, fifth from the left) on a youth cricket team in Nangahar province, Afghanistan.

Hedayatullah Zaheer “Zee” Khan, Afghan Youth Leader and Peace Activist, Killed in Bomb Attack on Jalalabad Cricket Stadium

Mr. Khan dedicated his life to the struggle for peace and unity and was widely respected in Afghanistan. He was a passionate and courageous leader who bridged divides across communities, worked to empower the marginalized, and believed ardently in a peaceful future for his country.
Mia Vukojević, the new program director for the Western Balkans program at the RBF.

Ms. Vukojević brings exceptional experience working with civil society, international organizations, governments, and grantmaking institutions in the Western Balkans and beyond.

Mia Vukojević Joins the RBF to Lead Western Balkans Program

Ms. Vukojević’s career in public service includes working on humanitarian aid and grantmaking projects across five continents. She most recently focused on issues affecting women for the Oak Foundation and served as the executive director of Serbia's Trag Foundation.

Architecture 2030 Announces its ZERO Code for New Zero-Net-Carbon Building Construction

The new building construction code integrates cost-effective energy efficiency standards with renewable energy generation capabilities, resulting in zero net carbon buildings, a key component to help nations meet their Paris Agreement targets.

National Security Expert Sally Donnelly Joins the Fund as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow

With experience as a reporter on foreign affairs and work as a senior advisor to the Secretary of Defense, Ms. Donnelly will be an insightful thought partner in the Fund's support for innovative solutions to global challenges and conflict transformation.

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