Where is funding going?

  • Burundi Over 290 organizations received funding to help people in this country
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  • Democratic Republic of the Congo Over 2,700 grants have been made
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  • Rwanda Over 730 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 $635.0 M
  2. Howard G. Buffett Foundation $325.8 M
  3. Mastercard Foundation $226.9 M
  4. Bloomberg Philanthropies, Inc. $51.5 M
  5. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $37.6 M
  6. The David and Lucile Packard Foundation $33.2 M
  7. Cordaid $29.5 M
  8. Comic Relief $28.1 M
  9. National Endowment for Democracy $18.7 M
  10. King Baudouin Foundation $16.6 M

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In the past 10 years over 900 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