Fundraising, funding and other resources for organizations outside of the United States.
Greetings from America: How U.S.-Style Fund-Raising Can Work In YOUR Country
Fundsnet Services List of International Foundations links to many foundations, corporations and other funders who assist specific countries, regions and/or causes
Listings by Region
Resource Alliance – UK Based organization that helps non-profits acquire tools to build financial sustainability. Works in Eastern & Southern Africa, Asia Pacific, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America and South Asia
Africa – Africa Aid Organizations – a list of links to many NPOs/NGOs who support humanitarian missions in Africa
United States African Development Foundation (USADF) – delivers direct financial support to African enterprises and community-based organizations
The Southern Africa Institute of Fundraising – organization for fundraising professionals in South Africa
Listings by Country
Australia – Fundraising Institute of Australia
Brazil – Associação Brasileira de Captadores de Recursos provides fundraising information
and tools for non profit organizations in Brazil.
Canada – Service Canada offers a variety of resources to government programs
eFundraising/Readers Digest QSP Canada offers a variety of product fundraisers
FundScrip provides a system for schools and non profit groups to raise continual income by retaining a percentage of supporters’ shopping dollars.
India – GiveIndia is a donation platform that allows donors to support any of about 100 NGOs that have been scrutinised for transparency & credibility.
The East West Foundation of India
New Zealand – Fundraising Institute of New Zealand
Philippines – FuND Philippines Fundraisers’ Network for Development, Inc.
UK – Charity Commission (England and Wales)
Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) (Scotland)
Professional Fundraising – a magazine for UK Fundraisers
UK Fundraising – Very informative, active forum
Organziations That Provide International Assistance
For organizations in developing countries, you may wish to contact larger non profits or foundations to partner with. Here’s a list of links to organizations that may be of assistance.
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.
EdUKaid helps provide education for children of the developing world
FINCA provides financial services to the world’s poorest families so they can create their own jobs, raise household incomes, and improve their standard of living.
Village Enterprise Fund Provides training, seed capital and mentoring for income-generating small businesses in East African countries of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
KIVA provides a way for donors and small businesses in the developing world to connect with one another. If you would like to apply for a microfinance loan, contact one of KIVA’s field partners in your home country.