Global Challenges Local Solutions grant competition is the first European competition that connects community foundations and Sustainable Development Goals on the local level. Within six editions of the grant competition, we supported community foundations from across Europe and collected many good practices that can serve as an inspiration for others.
Thank you for submitting the grant applications. We are currently working on the assessment of the applications. We will soon provide a list of selected projects.
In today’s media-driven world, where it is challenging to maintain the reader’s attention, visual communication plays a crucial role in effective communication. That’s why we have prepared a package of graphics (post and story format) swith quotes related to individual sustainable development goals for you. Graphics with quotes about SDGs can serve as a pretext […]
This year was a big challenge for Europe. The war in Ukraine and the continuous influx of refugees (5,000,000 refugees by 2022, according to UNHCR) made us launch a special round of competition to support local initiatives to help refugees. In this round, we supported 11 organizations from all over Europe. The organizations, in cooperation […]
We would like to announce the winners of the 7th round of GCLS grant competition! Out of numerous outstanding entries, we’ve selected 10 organizations that will receive our grants: The Cross-Regional Fund of Mid Latgale Viduslatgales pārnovadu fonds (Latvia) Community Donation Fund Sliven Foundation (CDF) – Sliven Фондация Обществен Дарителски Фонд Сливен (Bulgaria) Odorheiu […]
The Global Challenges Local Solutions (GCLS) grant competition is the first European competition that connects community foundations with the Sustainable Development Goals at the local level. The program is financed by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and implemented by the Academy for The Development of Philanthropy in Poland. Over the course of six editions of […]
It seemed improbable, but today marks one year since Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. It was Community Foundations in countries neighboring Ukraine, but not only Ukraine, that were often the organizations that immediately responded by bringing aid to refugees from Ukraine and for the past 12 months have been caring for them and helping them organize […]
Our friends from Făgăraș Research Institute conduct a research on The visibility of community foundations’ work on building sustainable communities. The study they are conducting aims to enable community foundations (CFs) and community foundations support organizations (CFSOs) to understand how they are strengthening the sustainability of local communities in their countries. Furthermore, they also aim […]