----------------------------Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide
Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide.
Expanding access to education in Afghanistan
The collapse of the Afghan government and the return of Taliban rule have left hundreds of thousands of girls in Afghanistan with little to no access to education. GFC partner Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) – which has worked for nearly three decades to increase access to education – stepped in with an innovative solution. Read how AIL is ensuring Afghan youth can continue their studies.
New Spark Fund partners from the Americas
We recently welcomed 15 new partners to the Spark Fund, an initiative that invests in youth-led change. These partner organizations were selected by youth panelists leading the grantmaking process in the Americas. Find out more about our new partners and their work to support children and young people across Colombia, Mexico, and Peru.
Meet Joe, GFC’s longest-serving team member
As our team grows, we’re both introducing new faces and recognizing those who have been carrying our mission forward for years. Joseph (Joe) Bednarek, GFC’s Senior Director of Global Grantmaking, has over 12 years of experience at GFC working with grassroots organizations to assist children and youth around the world. Get to know Joe and why this work is so important to him.
GFC does not support local offices or affiliates of international organizations, or efforts to support or oppose candidates for public office. We do not support evangelism or proselytizing, or programs that require adherence to or conversion to religious doctrine; organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, disability, or sexual orientation; or groups that support violent activities or violate criminal law.
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.