Global Fund for Children

  • A Advocate
  • F Funder
  • N Network


Global Fund for Children invests in grassroots organizations around the world to help children and youth reach their full potential and advance their rights. We provide flexible, core funding and our targeted capacity development helps our partners grow stronger and more responsive to challenges on the ground. We also connect our partners to each other and to national and regional networks; bringing together brilliant minds to share knowledge, generate learning, fuel advocacy, and build movements of social change.

Primary Functions

  • Awareness Raising/Advocacy
  • Capacity building/Technical assistance
  • Funding
  • Networking/Convening

Secondary Functions

  • Awareness Raising/Advocacy
  • Capacity building/Technical assistance
  • Program/Project Implementation

Geographic Scope

  • Global / regional

Areas of work Back to Top

Education topics addressed


  • Post-secondary
  • Primary completion
  • Primary enrollment
  • Primary to secondary transition
  • Secondary completion


  • Early childhood development
  • Transition from school to work

Other skills

  • Life skills/sexuality education
  • Rights/empowerment education
  • Social and emotional learning
  • Vocational training


  • School-related gender-based violence
  • Teacher training


  • Literacy

Cross-cutting topics addressed

  • Early/child marriage
  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Empowerment
  • Female genital mutilation/cutting
  • Gender equality
  • HIV and STIs
  • Masculinities/boys
  • Menstrual hygiene management
  • Mentorship
  • Migration
  • Other aspects of sexual and reproductive health
  • Sexual harassment & coercion
  • Social and gender norms and beliefs
  • Violence (at home, in relationships)

Funders and partners Back to Top

Current girls’ education funders

Current girls' education partners

Locations and contact information Back to Top


Global Fund for Children

Headquarters location(s)

  • Washington, D.C., , United States of America

Country offices

  • India
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • United States of America

Locations of current girls’ education work

Map showing countries (listed below) where the organization is involved with girls' education programs

  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Pakistan
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Serbia
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Zambia

Projects Back to Top