Resources

Here are some great support organisations for community philanthropy.
See also the Papers and Presentations page for specific resources.

Australian Organisations

International Organisations

  • The Global Fund for Community Foundations 
  • The Foundation Center (global hub for philanthropy)
  • Community Foundations of Canada is the peak organisation for Canadian CFs
  • GEO (Grantmakers for Effective Organisations) GEO is a US based community of grant makers that works to promotes strategies and practices that contribute to grantee success.
  • UK Community Foundations is the peak organisation for CFs in Britain
  • Council on Foundations is a US nonprofit leadership association of grantmaking foundations and corporations.
  • CFNZ (Community Foundations of New Zealand) is an umbrella body which supports the establishment and growth of Community Foundations in New Zealand
  • Exponent Philanthropy (US based association dedicated to serving foundations with few or no staff)
  • The Advocacy Toolkit from US peak ‘The Council of Foundations’ is aimed at helping community organisations connect with elected officials in their districts. Resources include sample letters and templates.
  • The Community Foundation Atlas is a project of the world’s first community foundation, the Cleveland Foundation, which celebrated its 100th birthday last year.  The website is a great global resource for community foundations with lots of engaging content and information.
  • Google for Non-profits allows free access to premium Google products and apps for eligible organisations.
  • Giving Circles Asia website is is an information hub for Giving Circles in Asia and includes case studies and links to resources

International seminars and events