Washington, DC, January 8, 2018 - GlobalGiving announced today that 68 new nonprofit organizations have joined the GlobalGiving marketplace. Each of the organizations has participated in GlobalGiving's Accelerator, a virtual training program and crowdfunding campaign that helps nonprofits take their online fundraising to the next level. They've each also met GlobalGiving's rigorous vetting standards for trust and community support, and raised at least $5,000 from 40 donors in November and December 2017.
The new nonprofit partner organizations are:
Fundacion United World College Costa Rica
Indigenous Health Solutions, Inc.
Concordia Welfare and Education Foundation - Thailand
The Education for the Children Foundation (EFTC)
Bicycling Empowerment Network Namibia
THE LIAHONA CHILDREN'S NUTRITION AND EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Malaika Children's Friends onlus
Sanitation and Health Rights in India
Rotary Club of Four Marks and Medstead Trust Fund
Wildlife Conservation Trust T/A Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
CHAITHANYA MAHILA MANDALI(CMM)
The African Library and Information Associations and Institutions (AfLIA
Public-Private Alliance Foundation
Mobile Mini Circus for Children
NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION UNIVERSAL PEACE FEDERATION
Centre for Sustainable Development and Education in Africa
Fundacion civico social pro Cartagena- Funcicar
Children's Hope In Action (CHIA)
Fundacion Cuidado Infantil Dominicano
Isano Women and Youth Empowerment
Asociacion El Centro Explorativo
Disable Development & Educational Foundation(DDEF)
Ogiek Peoples' Development Program(OPDP)
Community-based Prevention & Empowerment Strategies South Africa
Un Buen Grupo de Amigos, Asociacion Civil
The Doroti Organization for Humanitarian Services, Incorporated
Foundation Spirit of Love, Diakonia Agapes
Standing In Faith Ministries, Inc.
Action against Child Exploitation (ACE)
Association for Behavior and Knowledge Transformation (ABKT)
Venerable Sydney Children's Wellness Center
FOUNDATION FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION
The complete list of Accelerator participants can be seen on the campaign leaderboard.
"We're excited to welcome these 68 nonprofits to the GlobalGiving Community," said Mari Kuraishi, President and Co-Founder of GlobalGiving. "We believe that good ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time, and we look forward to supporting our new partners as they work to create change around the world. We're committed to providing tools, training, and support as they learn, grow and become more effective."
The new projects on GlobalGiving range from a sending a polar expedition to free the oceans from plastic, to securing life-changing scholarships for individuals from vulnerable political and socioeconomic backgrounds, to providing a safe space for girls at risk of physical and sexual abuse in Colombia.
"We are delighted that we completed the [Accelerator]. There was a point when we felt we might just not make it, but then we persisted, we innovated and kept asking. Yes, we have done it. We would like to thank all the donors and the fundraisers who put up their hands for us! We'd also would like to thank the team at GlobalGiving for their constant support and encouragement. Looking forward to doing more campaigns on this platform!"
- George Abraham from Score Foundation in India.
GlobalGiving is the first and largest crowdfunding community connecting nonprofits, companies, and donors around the world. We make it possible for local organizations to access the tools, training, and support they need to become more effective. To learn more about how your nonprofit or company can partner with GlobalGiving, please visit www.globalgiving.org/join.
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