GFC is actively responding to youth needs at the border. Families need us. Yes, I want to help!

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

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Six-year-old Flona and her family escaped ISIS territory with support from Tahaddi, Lebanon. © Rose Khouri

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

We are the only global nonprofit dedicated to discovering, funding, and coaching truly grassroots 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 well-being of the children and communities we serve.

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We have invested $40 million in bold ideas, helping 646 grassroots organizations scale and deepen their work to advance children's rights.

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Where We Work

171
Grassroots Partners

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

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Countries

From Bangladesh to Kyrgyzstan to Zambia, we go the extra mile to find developing programs that need our help and will thrive with our support.

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Meet Dr. Josephine Kulea, the remarkable leader behind Samburu Girls Foundation, which works in northern Kenya to fight child marriage, FGM, and other harmful traditional practices.

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When does a family separation begin? Is it when a migrant family is detained? Is it when a court order is signed? Or does it begin when a child is denied health, education, access to basic services, and is forced to migrate to survive?

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June 21, 2018
The Maya Ajmera Sustainability Award, named in honor of Global Fund for Children's founder, recognizes partners who have achieved exceptional success in organizational development, competency in social change, and regional or global visibility over the course of their GFC partnership.
May 9, 2018
The tour will create multi-channel opportunities for youth to voice their needs, concerns, dreams, and solutions for change.
April 19, 2018
Global Fund for Children and GlobalGiving will co-host Youth Speak Out, the first in a yearlong series of youth-led conversations about issues that impact young people today, on 26 April in London.

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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uktrust@globalfundforchildren.org