Bajau children dancing. Credit: Cartwheel Foundation

Lessons in Culture & Community While Visiting “Sea Gypsies” in the Philippines

By: on March 18th, 2015

While visiting a community of Bajau people with GFC grantee Cartwheel Foundation, GFC’s Tara Sun Vanacore gains insight to her own role in supporting grassroots organizations.


Women Make It Happen: Preparing Girls to Lead

By: on March 7th, 2015

In honor of International Women’s Day, GFC’s Sarah Ellison reflects on her surprising visit to the red light district of Kolkata, India, last month.

Arpan educator leads a small group discussion during a Personal Safety Education workshop.

Child Protection Goes Beyond Keeping Children Safe

By: on February 10th, 2015

In this guest blog post, Dr. Manjeer Mukherjee describes the rigorous child protection policies at Arpan, where she is senior program officer.


Onda Solidaria: A Dream for the Children of Brazil

Posted: January 28th, 2015

Take a virtual tour of Onda Solidaria, a GFC grantee in Brazil with big plans for the future of Brazil–and it’s children.

2014 New Spring Grantees

Posted: May 19th, 2014

Welcome to the newest members of the GFC family! This slideshow features 10 of our 27 new spring grantees.

Celebrating Grassroots Women Leaders

Posted: March 7th, 2014

In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating some of the inspirational women who lead our grantee partner organizations.