The Council on Foundations released a report about the impact community foundations can make in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report, in part a landscape analysis of how community foundations already impact their local communities, also encourages international development and community foundation professionals to collaborate, learn, and take collective action to achieve major global progress on the SDGs by 2030.

The 17 SDGs represent a global agenda. But they require local action to achieve them. Community foundations ­— place-based, grassroots organizations addressing local challenges — have been overlooked as a means to achieving the SDGs.

Case studies highlight how community foundations around the world, from the United States and Canada to northeastern Brazil and Poland, have used the SDGs as a frame for their local work.

Read the full article on community foundations and the SDGs at Council on Foundations.