International Community Foundations

There are over 1,700 Community Foundations around the world.  The WINGS Global Status Report: 2010 shows the global distribution of Community Foundations at that time.   Since 2010 there has been great growth in community philanthropy, particularly in Africa, Asia and Latin America.


Source:  Global Status Report 2010 , WINGS

Read more about community foundations in the global context

In addition, there are a wealth of support organisations for community foundations, global and national.

Global reach

National bodies


New Zealand

United Kingdom


United States

The Council on Foundations has several arms that support Community Foundations:

Also have a look at the Resources page.