CF Insights

What if each community foundation could know what all community foundations collectively know? CF Insights offers the field fresh perspectives and works with key partners, including FSG and the Council on Foundations, to shape a knowledge agenda that focuses on important issues.




Council on Foundations

An active philanthropic network, the Council on Foundations, founded in 1949, is a nonprofit leadership association of grantmaking foundations and corporations. It provides the opportunity, leadership, and tools needed by philanthropic organizations to expand, enhance and sustain their ability to advance the common good. The Council empowers professionals in philanthropy to meet today’s toughest challenges and advances a culture of charitable giving in the U.S. and globally.




Exponent Philanthropy

We provide information, inspiration, and best practices to some of the most passionate philanthropists in the country. Exponent Philanthropy is the country’s largest association of funders and the only one dedicated to serving foundations with few or no staff, philanthropic families, and individual donors.




Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations exists to help grantmakers turn their desire to improve into real progress. That’s the power of the GEO community. With more than 5,000 grantmakers across the globe, we work together to lift up the grantmaking practices that matter most to nonprofits and that truly improve philanthropy. There’s no shortage of advice out there for grantmakers working to improve. There’s also no shortage of hurdles to making change. Since 1997, GEO has provided opportunities for grantmakers to come together to share knowledge and inspire each other to act. GEO members find value in making strong connections to Read more




Independent Sector

Independent Sector is the only national membership organization that brings together a diverse set of nonprofits, foundations, and corporations to advance the common good.




Points of Light Hands on Network

At Points of Light, we help millions of volunteers change the world. We mobilize people to take action on the causes they care about through innovative programs, events and campaigns. Points of Light is creating a culture of volunteerism, one that celebrates the power of service.




United Philanthropy Forum

Formerly the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, this national network of nearly 60 philanthropy associations and networks across the United States facilitates effective philanthropy to strengthen communities and improve lives throughout the United State.




Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS)

WINGS is a network of about 100 philanthropy associations and support organizations in 40 countries around the world whose purpose is to strengthen, promote, and provide leadership on the development of philanthropy and social investment.