Partnering to build a world where all children and youth are safe, strong, and valued.

Children on Cambodia's "Silk Island" have a safe place to learn and play thanks to GFC partner Khemara.

Global Fund for Children invests in community-based organizations around the world to help children and youth reach their full potential and advance their rights.

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We are the only global nonprofit dedicated to finding, funding, and coaching truly local organizations that empower young people worldwide.

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From child trafficking to girls’ education, we tackle complex challenges with solutions that are essential to the wellbeing of the children and communities we serve.

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We have invested $56 million in bold ideas, helping more than 1,000 community-based organizations deepen their work to advance children's rights.

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Global Fund for Children's President and CEO, John Hecklinger, sat down with children and young people to chat and learn from one another. As part of GFC's "Chat with Children and Youth" series, we kick off with a simple question - what is Global Fund for Children?


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Local Partners

Resilient. Bold. Dedicated. Led by innovative local leaders, our partner organizations provide life-changing programs that directly impact the children and youth in their communities.


From Bangladesh to Kyrgyzstan to South Africa, we go the extra mile to find developing programs that will thrive with our support.

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It has been two years since Youth Safety Awareness Initiative in Kenya and Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop in the United States won…

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We are excited to welcome 12 partners to our new RECARGA initiative. 

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More than a year after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, GFC partners in Moldova continue to step up, providing activities and welcoming spaces for Ukrainian…

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June 2, 2023
Global Fund for Children is pleased to announce the election of Swatee Deepak and Greg Wallig as Co-Chairs of the Global Board of Directors.
May 23, 2023
Meet Mohammed Taher! Mohammed joins Global Fund for Children as an Operations and Human Resources Associate. 
May 19, 2023
Get the latest information on our emergency response to help children affected by the war in Ukraine.

Global Fund for Children (GFC) UK Trust, created in 2006, is a UK registered charity (UK charity number 1119544). We work to generate vital income, create new fundraising opportunities, and raise awareness of the invaluable work of GFC’s grassroots grantees. Our aim is to extend the reach of GFC in the United Kingdom, Europe, and beyond.

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