Jointly released by Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. and the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, the report, entitled The Value of Community Philanthropy: Results of a Consultation, makes the case that increasing local ownership and local accountability leads to stronger communities and should be a main focus of development aid practitioners. As an outcome of collaborative consultations in North America, Africa and Asia, the report offers a definition of community philanthropy for practitioners and identifies key priorities for building the capacity of the field of community philanthropy.

See the full press release here.