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Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy

RDF Centre,31 Mauve Area G-9/1, Islamabad.
Islamabad, Capital Territory 44000
Pakistan

Mission

To increase the volume and effectiveness of philanthropy for social development in Pakistan

2001 Year Founded
$1,000,000 Endowment Value
$880,000 Total Annual Grantmaking

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Top Programmatic Priorities
Population Area Served

179,200,000

Identifying Information
OrganizationPakistan Centre for Philanthropy
Address 1RDF Centre,31 Mauve Area G-9/1, Islamabad.
Address 2Did not answer
City / TownIslamabad
State / RegionCapital Territory
ZIP / Postal Code44000
CountryPakistan
ContinentAsia
Map Address (If Different)G-9/1, Islamabad, Pakistan
Map City / Town (If Different)Islamabad
Map State / Region (If Different)Did not answer
Map Zip / Postal Code (If Different)44000
Map Country (If Different)Pakistan
Phone+92 51 2112980-03
Emailmansoor.sarwar@pcp.org.pk
Websitewww.pcp.org.pk
Organization Leader (Name, Title)Shazia Maqsood Amjad, Executive Director
Primary Contact’s NameMansoor Sarwar
Primary Contact’s PositionSenior Programme Officer
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded2001
Mission StatementTo increase the volume and effectiveness of philanthropy for social development in Pakistan
Organization DescriptionOther non profit
Other DescriptionDid not answer
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced179,200,000
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)25
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)Did not answer
Total Board Members15
Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)
Organization’s Total Income in Last Fiscal Year$740,000
Organization’s Gifts Income in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Total Expenditures in Last Fiscal Year$640,000
Organization’s Grantmaking Budget in Last Fiscal Year$880,000
Does Organization Have an EndowmentYes
Value of Endowment (or Financial Reserves) as of the End of Last Fiscal Year$1,000,000
Change in Financial Status Over Last Three YearsA little improvement
Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization
Community leadershipNo role
Philanthropic giftsPlayed a slight role
Grassroots activismNo role
Inadequate government servicesPlayed an important role
Changes in the political environmentPlayed an important role
Changes in the economic environmentPlayed an important role
Government initiative fundingPlayed an important role
Foundation initiative fundingPlayed an important role
Bilateral or multilateral initiative fundingPlayed an important role
Favorable legal or fiscal policiesPlayed a slight role
Time Spent Working in Following Areas
NeighborhoodDid not answer
LocallyDid not answer
RegionallyFair amount of time
NationallyLots of time
InternationallyVery little time
Rate Importance of the Following Functions
GrantmakingN/A
Having local people as leaders in the organizationImportant but not central
Seeking local donationsCentrally important
Having a gender balance in the organizationImportant but not central
Board reflective of community diversityCentrally important
Building an endowmentCentrally important
Serving donor needsImportant but not central
Acting as a fiscal intermediary for the communityCentrally important
Building inclusion and trust in the communityCentrally important
Pursuing equityN/A
Accountability to local peopleN/A
Raising money for grantmaking annuallyImportant but not central
Community developmentImportant but not central
In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas
Arts and cultureNot at all
EducationFair amount
EnvironmentNot at all
HealthNot at all
Human and social servicesLittle
Human rightsNot at all
International relationsNot at all
ReligionNot at all
Economic developmentNot at all
Conflict resolution/bridging different parts of the communityNot at all
Information technologyNot at all
Strengthening local or regional governmentLittle
HousingNot at all
ChildrenNot at all
WaterNot at all
Alternative energyNot at all
Disaster reliefLittle
Advocacy with authoritiesLot
Job trainingNot at all
Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years
Convening for issues of local concernNever
Promote collaboration between granteesOften
Promote understanding of public policyOften
Training/capacity-building for local organizationsOccasionally
AdvocacyOften
Loaned staffNever
ResearchOften
Community needs assessmentOccasionally
Leadership developmentNever
InternshipsRarely
Providing space for local organizationsNever
Access to information technologyRarely
Publishing/knowledge sharingOccasionally
Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served
PovertyNo change
CrimeGetting worse
Trust among different sections of the communityGetting better
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesGetting worse
Social position of marginalized groupsGetting much worse
Responsiveness of authoritiesNo change
Appropriateness of public policiesNo change
Value of community assetsNo change
Quality of the environmentGetting worse
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityNo change
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsNo change
Networks and links between different parts of the communityGetting better
Gender equityGetting worse
Charitable giving through the community foundationGetting better
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingGetting better
Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years
PovertyA few small achievements
CrimeDo not work in this sphere
Trust among different sections of the communitySome important achievements
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesDo not work in this sphere
Social position of marginalized groupsDo not work in this sphere
Responsiveness of authoritiesA few small achievements
Appropriateness of public policiesA few small achievements
Value of community assetsDo not work in this sphere
Quality of the environmentDo not work in this sphere
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityA few small achievements
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Networks and links between different parts of the communityA few small achievements
Gender equityWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Charitable giving through the community foundationA few small achievements
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingA few small achievements
Active Partnerships
Formal community associations and groupsLittle
Informal associations of citizensDid not answer
Non-governmental organizationsLittle
Local governmentNot at all
National governmentLittle
UniversitiesNot at all
SchoolsLittle
BusinessesLittle
Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work
National association of grantmakersHelpful
Regional association of grantmakersHelpful
Global Fund for Community FoundationsNeither helpful or unhelpful
Particular foundationHelpful
Other organizationHelpful
Involvement of Local People
Regularly survey local people about our programsYes
Local people are engaged in the delivery of our workYes
Local people control what our organization doesNo
Have local people represented on our boardNo
Have regular sessions where local people advise us what our programs should doNo
Actively engage local people as volunteersNo
All of our board is composed of local peopleYes
Account to local people about our successes and failures each yearYes
Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further
Increased fundingVery important
Better legal or fiscal environmentVery important
More volunteersNeither important nor unimportant
Access to advice or technical assistanceImportant
Better local culture of givingVery important
Stronger civil societyVery important
More responsive authoritiesVery important
OtherDid not answer
Most Meaningful Change
Most Meaningful Change that Organization Has Helped to Bring About in the Last Three YearsDid not answer
 

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Identifying Information

Foundation at a Glance

Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)

Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization

Time Spent Working in Following Areas

Rate Importance of the Following Functions

In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas

Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years

Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served

Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years

Active Partnerships

Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work

Involvement of Local People

Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further

Most Meaningful Change

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