Where is funding going?

  • Burundi Over 190 organizations received funding to help people in this country
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  • Democratic Republic of the Congo Over 1,200 grants have been made
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  • Rwanda Over 220 funders partnered with groups working in this country
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Who is investing in these countries?

Case Study

Flexible Funding to Strengthen Women's Movement

Top Funders

Across All Issues

  1. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation $498.4 M
  2. Howard G. Buffett Foundation $77.4 M
  3. Bloomberg Philanthropies $33.1 M
  4. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $18.4 M
  5. Cordaid $17.0 M
  6. Comic Relief $16.1 M
  7. National Endowment for Democracy $12.4 M
  8. Humanity United $10.3 M
  9. The David and Lucile Packard Foundation $9.9 M
  10. The Rockefeller Foundation $9.7 M

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In the past 5 years over 200 funders have supported projects in this region

Poverty Relief Through Women

Women make up the majority of the estimated 1 billion people living in poverty worldwide, so efforts to increase their access to education and training, jobs, and economic opportunities is a vital step in promoting development and pulling nations and communities out of poverty.

From the Report: Economic Development and Empowerment FactSheet