The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present unprecedented challenges for children and youth worldwide. GFC is disbursing emergency grants to its community-based partners to protect the young people who are most at risk.
By strengthening its safeguarding practices and serving as a resource for partners and peers, including through the Funder Safeguarding Collaborative, GFC works to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children and youth worldwide.
The Spark Fund invests in youth-led social change worldwide. It champions the efforts of young people tackling injustice and inequality, driving transformational change, and building a more inclusive post-pandemic world.
With a focus on rural Sierra Leone and Liberia, this two-year initiative aims to address the root causes of violence against girls by empowering adolescent girls to advance their rights.
Through the collective work of 14 local partners, this initiative aims to protect the safety and rights of adolescent migrant girls in Central America, Mexico, and the US, while raising public awareness about the challenges and heightened vulnerability these girls face throughout their journey.
This four-year collaboration leverages a cohort of 17 community-based organizations to promote gender equality and advance girls’ rights and opportunities across Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
This initiative brings together youth-led groups and networks of community-based organizations in Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua to engage boys and young men in promoting healthy masculinities and advancing gender justice.
This five-year initiative works to fight trafficking and hazardous labor in India by addressing their root causes, providing direct services to at-risk and affected children, and supporting local actors to take collective action.
This two-year initiative supports a network of local partners in Bangladesh that are dedicated to addressing the trafficking and exploitation of children and youth in their communities.
Europe & Eurasia
This pilot collaboration brings together ten community-based organizations across England to engage boys and young men in exploring gender and masculinities and to create positive social change.
This two-year initiative supports four community-based organizations in Croatia, North Macedonia, and Serbia that are increasing protections for migrant children and youth and promoting tolerance in transit and host countries.