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November 1, 2021 GMT

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CAF America, America’s nonprofit leader in international grantmaking with a network of more than 1.8 million charities in 110 countries, announced the agenda for its first global donor-focused event, the Worldwide Symposium on Philanthropy (WSP), which will be held virtually on November 9, 2021.

Featuring presentations from philanthropy stakeholders in nine different time zones and 10 countries, WSP is a truly international event with local insights on the various political, public health and legal factors impacting global giving. We will be joined by experts from:

  • Sydney, Australia: Hosted by Good2Give, this presentation will explore the latest legislation and research on giving, impactful philanthropic approaches and the role of leadership in corporate giving culture.

  • Delhi, India: Hosted by CAF India, this presentation will explore non-profits, shifting agendas and identities and the pandemic’s impact on philanthropy in the country.

  • Johannesburg, South Africa: Hosted by CAF South Africa, this presentation will explore the future of African philanthropy, giving in countries with complex political landscapes and diasporas and broad based Black economic empowerment.

  • Moscow, Russia: Hosted by CAF Russia, this presentation will explore investments in the capacities of civil society organizations and data-based impact management.

  • Istanbul, Turkey: Hosted by TUSEV, this presentation will explore the latest legislation and research on giving and impactful philanthropic approaches in the country.

  • Sofia, Bulgaria: Hosted by BCause, this presentation will explore potential giving opportunities amidst the Bulgarian diaspora and smart, sustainable community programs.

  • London, United Kingdom: Hosted by CAF United Kingdom, this presentation will explore building trust in philanthropy and feature a fireside chat with corporate and private donors.

  • São Paulo, Brazil: Hosted by IDIS, this presentation will explore grantmaking, impactful giving through civil society organizations and investments for local development.

  • Toronto, Canada: Hosted by CAF Canada, this presentation will explore civil society philanthropy and navigating international sanctions.

  • Washington, D.C., United States: Hosted by CAF America, this presentation will explore cross-border giving mechanisms and the enabling environment for philanthropy, as well as the event’s closing remarks.


“Our world has been adapting to the pandemic for almost two years now, and throughout this time CAF’s global partners have collaborated to provide critical support. The Worldwide Symposium on Philanthropy (WSP) brings these partners together again to share insights on what we have learned and how we can achieve the biggest philanthropic impact moving forward,” says CAF America President & CEO Ted Hart. “I am excited to participate alongside these global changemakers and provide donors with the key tools for effective giving.”

Participants can join WSP live for as much or as little of the 19-hour long event as they wish. All presentations will be available to view on demand from CAF America’s Worldwide Philanthropy Library after the event. To register or learn more, visit CAF’s website here.

About CAF America

A leader in international philanthropy since 1992, CAF America (Charities Aid Foundation of America) has been assisting corporations, foundations, and individuals in making strategic, effective, and tax-advantaged gifts internationally and domestically. Whether supporting organizations worldwide, providing swift responses to major disasters, or helping build connections between global communities, CAF America turns donors’ visions into impact. CAF America’s worldwide reach translates into more than $1.5 billion in donor funds and over 1.8 million eligible organizations in 110 countries.

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