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International Grantmaking Update: A Snapshot of U.S. Foundation Trends

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This latest update of the Foundation Center’s benchmark series on international grantmaking (prepared in cooperation with the Council on Foundations) examines changes in overall giving through 2009 based on a survey of leading funders. It also documents trends in giving through 2008 based on actual grants awarded by over 1,000 of the largest U.S. foundations.
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World Summits & Conferences: Grant Making on a Global Stage

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Summits and world conferences can give grantees an important opportunity to contribute ideas to governments and international agencies — and to link with counterparts and kindred movements around the globe. This guide, drawing on grant maker experiences, looks at how funding in connection with a summit can advance grantees' programmatic goals and help them get the most from a summit experience.

International Grantmaking: A Closer Look

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Making grants through an intermediary is often the simplest way to fund internationally, and sometimes the most effective. GrantCraft asked a handful of experienced grantmakers and experts about the keys to finding, working with, and getting the most from international intermediaries. How does the relationship between donor and intermediary really work?

Grantmaking with a Gender Lens: Using a Gender Analysis

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In this GrantCraft guide, grantmakers and grantees describe the experience of using a "gender lens" in their work. They explain what gender analysis is and isn't - and why it can help shape more effective programs and organizations. The guide also takes a closer look at how gender analysis has led to new thinking in fields as diverse as public health, international development, juvenile justice, and youth services. And it offers additional insights and special advice on issues ranging from "What about Men and Boys" to "Uncovering Gender Assumptions."

International Grantmaking: Funding with a Global View

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In this GrantCraft guide, grantmakers describe the benefits and challenges of bringing a global perspective to their work. The guide explains the regulations that govern cross-border grantmaking and shares the experiences of funders who have coped with working across geographic and cultural divides. It also weighs the merits of working through intermediaries and funding directly outside the United States.

Supported By the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Barcelona FC Offers Free Football Training to Child Refugees in Lesvos

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Hundreds of children have become members of the Barca Soccer FutbolNet programme since the programme’s implementation in July 2017, with the support of Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the NGO Movement on the Ground.

Rockefeller Foundation Establishes Atlas AI - New Startup to Generate Actionable Intelligence on Global Development Challenges

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The Rockefeller Foundation marked the public launch of Atlas AI, a social enterprise established by the Foundation and a team of Stanford University professors to develop data products to support global development. Atlas AI works at the...


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