Spreading the Seeds of Community Giving
Findings from a study of the International Fellows Program highlights its impact on the building of community foundations and community philanthropy globally. The report was launched at the Council on Foundations' Conference on Community Foundations (October 2014) in Cleveland, Ohio marking the community foundation movement's centenniel and the 25th anniversary of the Center's program.
Join Charles Stewart Mott Foundation in celebrating 100 years of community foundations at cf100.mott.org. For a mapping of our program alumni, visit the Training Global Leaders page and scroll down.
And here is a list of countries from which our alumni hail.
Welcome 2014 Emerging Leaders
The Center currently hosts six Fellows from Brazil, Cameroon, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Romania, and Serbia for its three-month Fellows program. Meet the Fellows to learn about their work and planned research.
Call for Applications
2015 Senior International Fellows Program
(March 2 - March 27, 2015)
Wednesday October 1, 2014
"What will I gain from the program?"
Read the précis and evaluation report to learn about the program's impact on its alumni and the sector. Also check out the brochure for thoughts of program alumni on the program.
2015 Emerging Leaders International
Fellows Program & U.S. Diversity Fellowship
Check back in March 2015 for our call for applications to the program later in the year.
1750 community foundations worldwide...and counting.
2014 marks the centennial of the The Cleveland Foundation, the world's first community foundation. To mark this milestone, the Center presents “Spotlight on Community Foundations”, an ongoing series highlighting our International Fellows’ research on community foundations (and community philanthropy) around the globe.
This month's spotlight is on community foundations, giving circles and Black philanthropy.
Learn more about some of the key players in the global community foundation movement here.