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. Howard G. Buffett Foundation $330.1 M
  2. Mastercard Foundation $288.5 M
  3. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation $223.8 M
  4. Bloomberg Philanthropies, Inc. $48.4 M
  5. The David and Lucile Packard Foundation $45.7 M
  6. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation $37.6 M
  7. The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation $36.3 M
  8. Silicon Valley Community Foundation $34.9 M
  9. Comic Relief $29.6 M
  10. Cordaid $29.5 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