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International Grantmaking Resources


The Global Landscape of Philanthropy. Andrew Milner. Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support, January 2018.

Global Philanthropy Report: Perspectives on the Global Foundation Sector. Paula Johnson. UBS Global Wealth Management, April 2018.

Local Leadership, Global Impact: Community Foundations and the Sustainable Development Goals. Natalie Ross. Council on Foundations, February 2018.

The State of Global Giving by U.S. Foundations: 2011-2015. Foundation Center and Council on Foundations, August 2018.

Local Communities with Global Reach: International Giving by U.S. Community Foundations: Report and Discussion Guide. Foundation Center and Council on Foundations, July 2017.

Principles of Accountability for International Philanthropy: An Aspirational Tool for International Donors. Council on Foundations and European Foundation Center, April 2007.

NGOsource Guide to Equivalency Determination. Council on Foundations and TechSoup, 2018.

Anti-Terrorist Financing Guidelines: Voluntary Best Practices for U.S.-Based Charities. United States Department of the Treasury, December 2005.


Blogposts and Articles

“Fund International Development? A Framework for Collaboration With Beneficiary Communities.” Sam Barns. Exponent Philanthropy Blog, September 10, 2018.

“Collaboration in International Grantmaking: The Nuts & Bolts.” Aim√©e Bruederle. PEAK Insight Journal, June 2, 2015.

“Cross-Border Philanthropy and Counterterrorism Regulations: Guidance for U.S. Grantmakers.” Andrzej Kozlowski and Kia Sullivan. PEAK Grantmaking Blog, November 24, 2017.

“IRS Publishes New Guidelines for Equivalency Determination.” CAF America Connections Blog, September 17, 2017.

“Equivalency Determination vs. Expenditure Responsibility: Which Works for You?” Ted Hart,PEAK Insight Journal, February 20, 2015.

“Giving to Canadian Charities? Make Sure You’re in Compliance.” CAF America Connections Blog, March 5, 2018.


Conference Presentations and Case Studies