WINGS Community Foundation Global Status Report 2010

A new format for the GSR

The 2010 Community Foundation Global Status Report is the sixth in a series of reports on the development of community foundations around the world, and the first web-based version of this signature report. It was commissioned and funded by Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS).

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Saffa Women's Committee

Zawiya Community Foundation

A community group of 15 women from 5 villages north of Nablus on the West Bank in Palestine manage a fundraising campaign to build a community park. Various donors respond to their entrepreneurial approach.


The growth of community foundations in Europe has been spectacular.

Community Foundation of Euro-region Labe

This community foundation in the Czech Republic ran a project whose goal was to provide professional skills and knowledge development to NGOs in the pioneering stage in small communities. A capacity-building seminar series, tailored individual development plans, and individual consultative and advisory services were offered.