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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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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Global Fund for Children partner Mavi Kalem is providing humanitarian relief and supporting the longer-term wellbeing of children in the disaster areas.

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We’re delighted to welcome six new partners to our global network of changemakers.

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Power outages and other wartime hardships haven’t stopped Teenergizer from offering thousands of peer counseling sessions to young people and providing vital support to youth…

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March 28, 2023
GFC is excited to welcome eight new members to its Youth Leadership Council. These young leaders serve as advisers to GFC and advocate for the needs of their peers.
March 14, 2023
Get the latest information on our emergency response to help children affected by the war in Ukraine.
March 1, 2023
Global Fund for Children has just released our new vision for 2022 through 2026, outlining a bold path forward that centers children, youth, and their communities as drivers of systemic change. 

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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