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 empower philanthropists to leverage their resources and amplify their impact. 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. Our vibrant network has in common lean operations and a style of philanthropy motivated by personal passion, community needs, and the strong desire for better outcomes. We provide high-quality and cost-effective programs, resources, and connections that maximize our members’ dollars and time for the benefit of diverse communities and causes.




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.




Philanthropy New Zealand

Philanthropy New Zealand is the peak body representing and supporting philanthropy and grantmaking in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our members include trusts, foundations, community groups, individuals, investors, local government and iwi. As the hub of philanthropy in New Zealand, we facilitate collaboration and offer practical guidance for anyone with an interest in giving to make the world a better place. Our vision is for a thoughtfully generous Aotearoa/New Zealand. Our mission is to: • inspire more philanthropy • support better philanthropy and grantmaking • help build a stronger philanthropic and grantmaking sector.




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

United Philanthropy Forum, formerly the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, connects a diverse network of regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs) to lead change and increase impact in philanthropy. The Forum’s membership includes 70 philanthropy associations and networks across the United States that represent more than 7,000 foundations and other philanthropic organizations, making us the largest network serving philanthropy in America. The Forum is implementing a new vision to be the place where philanthropy’s infrastructure comes together. We are creating a new kind of philanthropic network that brings together regional PSOs’ deep regional roots and connections with national PSOs’ deep content Read more




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.