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

We have invested $39.9 million in bold ideas, helping 646 grassroots organizations scale and deepen their work to advance the rights of children and youth.

We find, fund, and strengthen innovative, locally led organizations, helping them realize their potential and build their capacity for social change.

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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 take smart risks—maximizing every dollar invested to achieve meaningful results for the greatest number of children and youth.

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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.


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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On “Silk Island,” many traditional weavers struggle to provide for their families. But under the care of dedicated teachers like Kong Sunly, young children get a chance at breaking the cycle of poverty.

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Everyone has a role to play in upholding the rights of migrant youth. Program Officer Amy Fischer reflects on her first scouting trip for Global Fund for Children.

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March 1, 2018
How do we take the measure of a person’s life?  What indices tell us who someone might be, and where her heart lies?  And how do we best grieve when that life leaves us far too soon, and devastates us all?
February 28, 2018
With heavy hearts we share the news that Juliette Gimon, a longtime supporter and former board member and chair of Global Fund for Children, passed away on February 24.
February 28, 2018
Global Fund for Children announced today its Voice of Youth campaign, a yearlong initiative that highlights the challenges young people face and affirms their right to influence the programs and policies that impact their lives.

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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