Partnerships and Philanthropy

About the project

The ‘Post-2015 Partnership Platform for Philanthropy and Private Social Investment’ is a global initiative, which aims to facilitate a collaboration between United Nations and philanthropy at global dialogue on Post-2015 Development Agenda and in selected countries: Kenya, Colombia, Indonesia and Ghana.


The organizations partners of the project began to converge their efforts in early 2014 in a participatory and consultative process. A March 2014 convening organized by the Hilton Foundation and UNDP brought together foundations and networks interested in the greater engagement of philanthropy around the SDGs. The forum was opened by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and built upon earlier convening held by the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations. Participating foundations continued their deliberations at the Worldwide Initiative for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) Forum 2014 in Istanbul, the Salzburg Global Seminar on Philanthropy as a Catalyst for Social and Financial Transformation, the 2014 Annual Council on Foundations meeting, the Development Cooperation Forum in Istanbul in June 2014, and other events. Responding to this imperative and building on the outcomes of the various meetings are three strong organizations committed to the implementation of the Platform, and incorporating a deeply collaborative approach. UNDP, the Foundation Center and RPA each bring a unique set of assets that are critical to this project’s success.

MDGs to SDGs

- From 8 Goals, 18 targets (MDGs) to 17 Goals with 169 targets (SDGs) - SDGs are based on six essential elements: dignity, people, planet, prosperity, justice and partnership more


·       Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA).

·       Foundation Center.

·       Ford Foundation.

·       Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.

·       The MasterCard Foundation.

·       Association of Corporate and Family Foundations in Colombia (AFE Colombia).

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