We ensure your dollars are used efficiently, effectively, and transparently.

We exceed industry standards
GFC is proud to have Charity Navigator’s coveted 4-star rating—the highest rating achievable—for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.

We maximize your donations
By leveraging your support to garner additional funding for our grantees, we make every dollar go further. Since 1997 we’ve helped our grantees secure more than $9 million from other funders.

We are proud of our track record
We specialize in maximizing your investment in the developing world. To read more about our impact and model, see What We Do.

2013–2014 Annual Report: Local is Lasting

This year marks The Global Fund for Children’s 19th year of investing in innovation and changing children’s lives.

Highlights from the last fiscal year:

  • We invested in 251 grassroots organizations in 55 countries through grants valued at $3.7 million.
  • We leveraged more than $1.9 million in additional funds for our grantee partners.
  • We awarded $300,000 in competitive Sustainability Awards to 8 outstanding organizations.

For more information about the organizations we serve, read our latest annual report, Local is Lasting.

Audited Financials 2011-2012
Audited Financials 2012-2013
Audited Financials 2013-2014

990 Form 2011
990 Form 2012
990 Form 2013


If you have any questions about The Global Fund for Children’s financial information, please email the director of finance at