Next Philanthropy

What’s next in the foundation and philanthropy sector?

This is a vital question for everyone who works within or with the sector. Our first few hypotheses are: it will be more global, more transparent, more participatory, more collaborative, more digital, and more entrepreneurial; and there will be larger investment.

Next Philanthropy is a global collaboration initiated by the Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen (Association of German Foundations). It aims to share knowledge and insights, and to provide an opportunity for thinking ahead.

Felix Oldenburg TEDx

NEXT!

This summer, the Association of German Foundations has initiated Next Philanthropy as a global collaboration to share knowledge, compare insights, and fuel a discussion. Today, it launches the first Next Philanthropy knowledge products.

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Next Philanthropy around the world

How is the foundation and philanthropy sector developing worldwide? We interview experts and ask them for their personal assessments in order to give you insights, to stimulate a larger discussion and to invite you to find out more.

The map of the world will be continuously updated with new insights.

Partner Organzations

Organisations from around the world, with varying functions, that provide information, opportunities for exchange of ideas and the philanthropic infrastructure.

Global Engagement blog

Provides news, up-to-the-minute discussions and valuable experiences concerning the international work of foundations and philanthropists.

Events

From breakfast meetings to workshops to conferences – these events provide opportunities to meet, to exchange and to get the latest insights into the trends in, and the future of, philanthropy.