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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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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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Our grassroots partners are the core of everything we do. They are the true heroes of change, displaying tremendous courage, passion, and commitment to transform communities and address social issues. This message is to our partners in Latin America, Europe and Eurasia, Africa, and Asia. Thank you for everything you do for children and young people.

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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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To mark International Day of the Girl Child, Global Fund for Children is shining a spotlight on some of our partners making the world a…

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Fundación Haga Que Pase, part of GFC’s Partnership to Educate All Kids (PEAK) initiative, helps children in Colombia deepen their awareness of social and environmental…

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The COVID-19 pandemic prompted funders to rethink how they interact with their grantees. In this blog post, GFC President and CEO John Hecklinger delves into…

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November 27, 2023
Meet Alisha! She serves as a Program Officer on GFC’s Europe & Eurasia team, supporting the Young Gamechangers Fund initiative in the UK.
November 22, 2023
Meet Oksana! She is part of GFC’s Europe & Eurasia team and leads the organization’s work supporting Ukrainian partners.
November 16, 2023
Co-op Foundation, Co-op, and #iwillFund are today launching a radical £4.5m fund to put young people right at the heart of change. The fund will be delivered by Global Fund for Children and Restless Development.

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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