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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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In 2020, for many of us, plans changed. At GFC, we reimagined the possible, and held onto our organization’s vision. We partnered with 152 community-led organizations from all across the world. When the pandemic hit our global community, with your kindness and support we provided $2.4 million in core and emergency grants. Number of Zoom calls? Too many to count.


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

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After three decades defending children’s rights, Halley Movement faced its biggest challenges yet in 2020. Over the past year, the organization has provided crucial support…

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Learning to box made Nancy feel strong and helped her connect with other young activists, inspiring her to found Jóvenes por el Cambio.

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In this video interview, Emmy Zoomlamai shares his organization’s work in Uganda, its long-term partnership with GFC, and the impact of COVID-19 on children and…

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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.
March 17, 2021
Catalyst 2030 has selected Global Fund for Children as a finalist for the inaugural Systems Change Awards in the Philanthropic Intermediary category.

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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