ABFE is a membership-based philanthropic organization that advocates for responsive and transformative investments in Black communities. Partnering with foundations, nonprofits and individuals, ABFE provides its members with professional development and technical assistance resources that further the philanthropic sector’s connection and responsiveness to issues of equality, diversity and inclusion.
The Africa Grantmakers’ Affinity Group is a dynamic and diverse network of organizations and individuals funding efforts that benefit Africa and its people. We offer new and experienced funders opportunities to build strong professional relationships and deepen their understanding of current trends to help make strategic funding decisions.
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) is a national membership organization dedicated to expanding and mobilizing philanthropic and community resources for underserved AAPI communities to build a more just and equitable society.
Bolder Advocacy provides nonprofits and foundations with the resources and tools to help them navigate complex advocacy rules and regulations. BolderAdvocacy.org is a place where users can search our robust collection of how-to’s, fact sheets, and reports that help nonprofits stay up-to-date on advocacy and connect with a coach for one-on-one technical assistance and trainings. The site provides examples of how nonprofits have used advocacy to advance their causes, and promotes tools that help nonprofits measure and develop the ability to advocate and evaluate accomplishments. Bolder Advocacy is an initiative of the Alliance for Justice.
The Center for Arab American Philanthropy (CAAP) is a national community foundation. CAAP is an ACCESS institution. ACCESS is the largest nonprofit organization in the country dedicated to providing a range of holistic human services and leading initiatives to amplify the visibility and agency of Arab Americans.
The Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) is a full-time resource to help donors make more thoughtful disaster-related giving decisions and maximize the impact of their gifts. Our mission: transform the field of disaster philanthropy to increase donor effectiveness throughout the lifecycle of disasters through our educational, fund opportunities and strategic guidance.
CFLeads is a national network of community foundations committed to building stronger communities through community leadership. CFLeads offers conferences, forums, webinars, resources, structured intensive learning opportunities for foundation leaders, and consulting services to the community foundation field.
CHANGE Philanthropy (formerly known as Joint Affinity Groups) was founded in 1993 to unify identity-focused philanthropic affinity groups into an empowered coalition. Coming together, our seven core partners are working to integrate diversity, inclusion, and social justice into philanthropic practice, transforming the sector’s culture to be one that embraces equity.
This is the place for those practicing collective impact to find the tools, resources, and advice they need. It’s a network of individuals coming together to share experience and knowledge to accelerate the effectiveness and adoption of collective impact. The Collective Impact Forum is an initiative of FSG and the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions
CECP is a coalition of CEOs united in the belief that societal improvement is an essential measure of business performance. Founded in 1999, CECP has grown to a movement of more than 150 CEOs of the world’s largest companies across all industries.
D5 is a five-year coalition to advance philanthropy’s diversity, equity, and inclusion. As our constituencies become increasingly diverse, we need to understand and reflect their rich variety of perspectives in order to achieve greater impact.
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP), a project of Tides, is a national network of changemakers who strive for excellence and equity in the practice of philanthropy.
The Evaluation Roundtable is a network of foundation evaluation leaders in the US and Canada, and now also the UK, that seeks to support and improve evaluation practice in philanthropy.
The world’s largest peer-to-peer network for ultra-wealthy families and their family offices and the leading authority on matters related to legacy wealth management.
FFOG is the Foundation Financial Officers Group, a non-profit membership organization of financial and investment officers of large private foundations in the United States and abroad. FFOG has more than 400 members from 200 foundations in the United States, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and Israel.
Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) is the leading voice on philanthropic resources allocated to the global AIDS epidemic. We provide funders with the data necessary to make informed decisions on HIV/AIDS funding.
Funders for LGBTQ Issues works to increase the scale and impact of philanthropic resources aimed at enhancing the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities, promoting equity, and advancing racial, economic and gender justice. Funders for LGBTQ Issues is a network of more than 75 foundations, corporations, and funding institutions that collectively award more than $1 billion annually, including approximately $100 million specifically devoted to LGBTQ issues.
The Funders’ Network is a membership organization that helps grantmakers across North America advance strategies to create fair, prosperous, and sustainable regions and communities that offer everyone the chance for a good life. We believe that the suite of tools available to funders―investing, grantmaking, collaborating, convening, facilitating, and more―uniquely position them to lead the movement for smarter growth policies and practices that benefit both places and people.
The Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) is an innovative and thought-provoking network that shares an underlying conviction that all people deserve a voice in our democratic process. We serve leaders in the philanthropic community working to further this vision with heightened attention to issues of equity and historically disenfranchised and underrepresented communities.
Since 1990, GCIR has sought to influence philanthropy to advance the contributions and address the needs of the country’s growing and increasingly diverse immigrant and refugee populations. In so doing, we seek to promote effective grantmaking that not only improves the lives of newcomers but also strengthens communities.
Grantmakers for Education is the nation’s largest and most diverse network of education grantmakers dedicated to improving educational outcomes and increasing opportunities for all learners.
Grantmakers In Aging is an inclusive and responsive membership organization that is a national catalyst for philanthropy, with a common dedication to improving the experience of aging.
For more than 35 years, Grantmakers In Health has supported health funders of all sizes and interests through education, networking, and leadership. We help funders learn, connect, and grow.
Grantmakers in the Arts is the only national association of both public and private arts and culture funders in the US, including independent and family foundations, public agencies, community foundations, corporate philanthropies, nonprofit regrantors, and national service organizations – funders of all shapes and sizes across the US and into Canada.
The Grantmakers Income Security Taskforce (GIST) is a national network of grantmakers interested in improving the economic well-being of low-income families in the United States. Established in 1992, GIST operates as an umbrella group for participating funders and philanthropic advisors, providing a neutral forum for strategic discussion and acting as a vehicle to encourage co-investment among foundations and facilitate cooperation among grantees on high priority issues.
Grassroots Grantmakers is a network of people and organizations who believe that community change efforts should “begin with residents” and be rooted in a deep commitment to thriving communities that are inclusive, fair, and sustainable. A defining characteristic is that most of the work is done not only for the people of a neighborhood or community but also by them.
HRI is a leading non-governmental organisation working to reduce the negative health, social and human rights impacts of drug use and drug policy by promoting evidence-based public health policies and practices, and human rights based approaches to drugs.
HIP partners with a transnational network of foundations to make impactful investments in the Latino community, and we help Latino nonprofits access funds and develop their leadership so they can effectively address the most pressing issues facing our communities.
Human Rights Funders Network (formerly known as the International Human Rights Funders Group–IHRFG) was founded in 1994 by a small group of human rights grantmakers who wanted to share their strategies and what they were learning, discuss field-wide trends, and collaborate. Since those early days, our community has grown into a global network of approximately 1,500 individual grantmakers and philanthropists committed to advancing human rights through effective philanthropy.
International Funders for Indigenous Peoples is the only global donor affinity group dedicated solely to Indigenous peoples around the world. For the past seventeen years, IFIP has built momentum toward a new movement in philanthropy that recognizes Indigenous communities as high-impact investments.
Jewish Funders Network grows the size and impact of Jewish philanthropy. We connect funders together, empower individual excellence, and catalyze collective action. We work for a vibrant, meaningful, inclusive, interconnected, creative, and compassionate world.
Mission Investors Exchange is the leading impact investing network for foundations dedicated to deploying capital for social and environmental change. With over 200 members, we provide resources, inspiration, and connections to help our members increase the scale and impact of their impact investing practice. Members come to Mission Investors Exchange and each other for best practices, new investment opportunities, deal partnerships, and innovations in impact investing around the world.
NCRP promotes philanthropy that serves the public good, is responsive to people and communities with the least wealth and opportunity, and is held accountable to the highest standards of integrity and openness. Publications: Responsive Philanthropy, Philanthropic Landscape series, and As the South Grows.
Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP) is a membership-based organization that promotes reciprocity and investment in, with and for Native peoples to build healthy and sustainable communities for all. All are welcome to join the NAP circle. Our membership consists of those who are committed to the inclusion of Native peoples in creating deep and long-lasting impact, systemic and sustainable change in all of our communities.
NEXUS is a global movement to bridge communities of wealth and social entrepreneurship. We work to unite young investors, social entrepreneurs and allies to catalyze new leadership and accelerate global solutions.
The Peace and Security Funders Group is a network of public, private and family foundations, and individual philanthropists who make grants or expenditures that contribute to peace and global security. We maintain an informed, engaged and collegial community of funders, whose numbers and investments in the field are steadily increasing.
PEAK Grantmaking is a member-led national association of professionals who specialize in grants management for funding organizations. The people of PEAK Grantmaking come together to form a vibrant community of grantmaking practice that advances shared leadership and learning across the sector.
The goal of the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE) is to increase the amount and effectiveness of resources aimed at combating institutional and structural racism in communities through capacity building, education, and convening of grantmakers and grantseekers.
PACE is a membership network of foundations and funders that invest in civic engagement and democracy. PACE’s mission is to inspire interest, understanding, and investment in civic engagement within philanthropy and to be a voice for philanthropy in larger conversations taking place in the fields of civic engagement, service, and democratic practice.
The Philanthropy Roundtable is America’s leading network of charitable donors working to strengthen our free society, uphold donor intent, and protect the freedom to give. Our members include individual philanthropists, families, and private foundations. Publications: Almanac of American Philanthropy Philanthropy Magazine Wise Givers Guidebooks
Resource Generation organizes a multi-racial constituency of young people with inherited, earned, or future wealth who are committed to working for a just world. The broader Resource Generation community includes people of all ages and class backgrounds who support the role that young people with wealth play in social change. Our cross-class allies participate as board members, trainers, and organizational partners.
The Science Philanthropy Alliance is a community of funders who work together to inspire new, emerging and current philanthropists to dedicate a portion of their philanthropy to basic science. Alliance members act both as champions and advisors to other philanthropists to ensure more private funding is earmarked for the kinds of research initiatives that have led to the scientific, technological and medical breakthroughs that fuel our technology and information-driven economy of the 21st century.
The Global Philanthropists Circle (GPC) is a community of leading philanthropic families and social investors using their time, influence, and resources to fight poverty and social injustice in their own countries and around the world.
The Technology Affinity Group (TAG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization that promotes the power of technology to advance the goals of the philanthropic sector.
We are a collegial, peer-driven community of foundation and nonprofit communications professionals who share ideas, evidence, and lessons about how smart communications improve lives. Through meetings and events, publications, social outreach, and an online community, we elevate the role of communications across the social sector. We help our members build relationships, skills, and confidence to navigate a shifting information landscape and to be a voice for change that benefits both individuals and society.
US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is the leading voice advancing sustainable, responsible and impact investing across all asset classes.
With more than 100 women’s funds and foundations engaged, Women’s Funding Network is the largest philanthropic network in the world devoted to women and girls.
The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) activates emerging leaders by connecting them with resources, people, and ideas.
The Youth Transition Funders Group (YTFG) is a national network of funders that work together to support the well-being and economic success of vulnerable young people age 14 to 25. We seek to ensure that all young people have lifelong family, personal, and community connections and the opportunities and tools to succeed throughout adulthood.