A June 2018 review of the Peacebuilding program examined the program’s evolution and reflected on key takeaways from its grantmaking between 2011–2018.
“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.”
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 (back row, fifth from the left) on a youth cricket team in Nangahar province, Afghanistan.
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.
Ms. Vukojević brings exceptional experience working with civil society, international organizations, governments, and grantmaking institutions in the Western Balkans and beyond.
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.