Around the world today there is a vast outpouring of civic energy and vitality aimed at advancing people's interests at the local level in the face of unrelenting economic and social pressures that are changing traditional customs and ways of life. Especially now, when foreign aid resources fall far short of needs, social and economic development requires the vital spark of people and communities engaged in self-reliant actions that will better their lives. Today as never before there is an opportunity for philanthropy to play a vital role in support of human development.
The historic 2016 conference brought together over 250 participants consisting of delegates from Ghana’s parliament, public sector institutions, development practitioners, seasoned professionals from the academia and the philanthropy fraternity. It also saw the initial draft of the 10 policy recommendations slated to assist government in creating an enabling environment for Ghana’s philanthropy space.
Be part of history! Witness the launching of the premier Ghana Philanthropy Awards 2017. In this year’s event, we would acknowledge individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the Ghanaian community through diverse philanthropic efforts.
The 2017 forum will bring together accomplished third sector professionals and managers, philanthropists, leaders in faith-based initiatives and leading social entrepreneurs to share best practices in philanthropy and effective models for social change. The forum is particularly unique as it provides unmatched opportunities for Networking, Forging Partnerships and discovering ways to make a Greater and more Meaningful Philanthropic Impact.