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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 over $46 million in bold ideas, helping more than 725 community-based organizations deepen their work to advance children's rights.

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present unprecedented challenges for children and youth worldwide. Through its COVID-19 Emergency Response & Recovery Fund, Global Fund for Children is issuing immediate grants to the community-based organizations keeping them safe.

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

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In India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, community-based organizations are providing lifesaving support to children and their families amid a surge in coronavirus cases.

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Over the past year, 2020 Courage Award winner Avani has provided children in India with emergency supplies and COVID-19 prevention information, educated girls about menstrual…

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Legis has shown incredible grit in its work with migrant youth and families in North Macedonia. Although the coronavirus pandemic has added heartbreaking challenges, the…

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May 11, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on education around the world, affecting more than 1.6 billion students and leaving 11 million girls at risk of permanently dropping out of school. To better understand the impact of COVID-19 on education, we hosted a global conversation that tapped into the perspectives of young leaders working with children and youth.
May 3, 2021
You’re invited to a virtual celebration to honor three organizations working to advance the rights of young people living in especially challenging circumstances.
March 25, 2021
Celebrate groundbreaking work to build a better world for children on April 22 in the United Kingdom or April 29 in the United States. Reserve your spot to help raise $250,000 for children’s rights, thanks to our Board of Directors’ attendee match.

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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