Announcing the first-ever winners of the Juliette Gimon Courage Awards 

March 15, 2019 | Donor News, GFC & Partner Updates

Tune in April 2 to meet two courageous organizations boldly improving the lives of young people around the world.

What: Special Announcement: Inaugural Juliette Gimon Courage Awards
When: Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 2:30pm PDT
Where: Accessible worldwide via livestream

On April 2, Global Fund for Children will announce the inaugural winners of the Juliette Gimon Courage Awards at the 2019 Global Philanthropy Forum.

The two winning organizations have demonstrated incredible resilience in the face of adverse political and social contexts. Their work has advanced children’s education and protection, girls’ empowerment, and youth’s sexual and reproductive rights.

Among the 12 award finalists are leaders who have endured bomb threats, stood up to the Taliban, and defied deeply engrained practices like FGM and child marriage. They have channeled adversity into their causes, boldly pursuing justice for children worldwide.

Global Fund for Children will make the awards through the Juliette Gimon Fund for Courageous Leadership ­– a more than $1 million endowment made possible by William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and other donors – in honor of Juliette Gimon.

A former Board Chair of Global Fund for Children, Juliette passed away on February 24, 2018. Her wisdom, insights, and profound concern for children helped shape Global Fund for Children, changing hundreds of thousands of young lives across the globe.

Join the livestream on April 2 to watch the special announcement of the Courage Award winners.

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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