SDG Philanthropy Platform

About the project


The SDG Philanthropy Platform, until recently the Post- 2015 Partnership Platform for Philanthropy is a multi-year initiative led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Foundation Center and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA), with funding support from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, The MasterCard Foundation, Ford Foundation and others. It was launched globally in July 2014, and in Colombia un March 2015, to nurture a more active and coordinated engagement by philanthropic organizations in the implementation and localization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—also known as the Global Goals—that were adopted at the historic United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015.

It is a global project that in its first 2 year phase is being developed in 4 pilot countries: Kenya, Colombia, Indonesia and Ghana.





From idea to reality


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.

What we do


· Create an enabling environment for philanthropy to work towards SDG and the 2030 agenda, using shared frameworks.

· Advocate message of philanthropy at country policy dialogues locally and globally.

· Create systematic entry points for collaboration.

· Facilitate multi stakeholder partnerships around specific goals and between philanthropy among key actors of development: UN System, governments, private sector and academia.

· Provide development data on philanthropy that contributes to fostering meaningful transformative initiatives.  

· Help improve philanthropy practices to increase confidence in the sector.

How we do it


Each pilot country has a project coordination and a team that operates within the UN System (UNDP), which is responsible for having a deep understanding of philanthropy and of the social ecosystem in general. As a result, the pilot country can better implement the strategic actions mentioned above.

Outcomes phase 1 (2014-2017)


Funding (Colombia)



Donors  Budget  200.000 USD

PNUD En el mundo

Estás en PNUD Colombia 
Ir a PNUD Global


Afganistán Albania Algeria Angola Arabia Saudita Argentina Armenia Azerbaiyán


Bahrein Bangladesh Barbados Belarús Belice Benin Bhután Bolivia Bosnia y Herzegovina Botswana Brasil Burkina Faso Burundi


Cabo Verde Camboya Camerún Chad Chile China Chipre Colombia Comoras Congo (República del) Congo (República Democrática del) Corea (República Popular Democrática de) Costa Rica Côte d'Ivoire Croacia Cuba




Ecuador Egipto El Salvador Emiratos Arabes Unidos Eritrea Etiopía




Gabón Gambia Georgia Ghana Guatemala Guinea Guinea Bissau Guinea Ecuatorial Guyana


Haití Honduras


India Indonesia Irán Iraq


Jamaica Jordania


Kazajstán Kenya Kirguistán Kosovo (según Res 1244 del Consejo de Seguridad ONU) Kuwait


Lao RDP Lesotho Líbano Liberia Libia


Macedonia (ex República Yugoslava de) Madagascar Malasia Malawi Maldivas Malí Marruecos Mauricio y Seychelles Mauritania México Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Mozambique Myanmar


Namibia Nepal Nicaragua Níger Nigeria


Oficina del Pacífico


Pakistán Panamá Papua Nueva Guinea Paraguay Perú Programa de Asistencia al Pueblo Palestino


República Centroafricana República Dominicana Rusia Federación de Rwanda


Samoa Santo Tomé y Príncipe Senegal Serbia Sierra Leona Siria Somalia Sri Lanka Sudáfrica Sudán Sudán del Sur Suriname Swazilandia


Tailandia Tanzania Tayikistán Timor-Leste Togo Trinidad y Tobago Túnez Turkmenistán Turquía


Ucrania Uganda Uruguay Uzbekistán


Venezuela Viet Nam




Zambia Zimbabwe