Global Honors and Innovators

Maya Ajmera pioneered the Sustainability Award in 2005. Read about the latest awardees, GFC’s new Executive Vice President Neil Ghosh, and more In this letter from CEO Susan Goodell.


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Announcing the 2017 Maya Ajmera Sustainability Awards

By: on February 22nd, 2017

The Global Fund for Children is proud to honor two outstanding grassroots partners with the 2017 Maya Ajmera Sustainability Award!

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Knocked Down Twice, Rising Every Time: Grassroots Organizations in Liberia and Sierra Leone

By: on February 10th, 2017

Journey to West Africa with Bundie Kabanze, who reflects on the spirit of Ubuntu and the resilience of communities that have experienced great hardship.

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GFC Announces Neil Ghosh as Executive Vice President

By: on December 13th, 2016

Ghosh’s childhood experiences in Kolkata, India, spurred his involvement in the international development field, and his experience and expertise span the nonprofit, government, philanthropic and private sectors.


For refugee children in Uganda, the future is bright

Posted: February 22nd, 2017

Meet CIYOTA, a 2017 Maya Ajmera Sustainability Award winner that unlocks opportunities for refugee children and youth to reach their full potential.

Girls Rise to Greatness in the Dominican Republic

Posted: February 22nd, 2017

In the Dominican beachside town of Cabarete, Mariposa DR Foundation empowers girls living in extreme poverty, equipping them with the knowledge and tools to become leaders in their communities.

Meet Our Newest Grassroots Partners: Fall 2016

Posted: October 17th, 2016

We’re happy to announce the addition of five new partners to the GFC family! Read on to learn more about these innovative community organizations in Bangladesh, the Dominican Republic, Kenya, and Mexico.