The Spital Helsinki Group staff Hanane in her in-home salon. Business Model Innovation Training Rashedeh in her tailoring shop

Near East Foundation (NEF)

Org #521
Vetted since 2008 Site Visit Verified
1915
year founded
$201,148
raised on GlobalGiving
12
years fundraising
17
projects funded

Mission

Founded in 1915, the Near East Foundation's mission is to help build more sustainable, prosperous, and inclusive communities in the Middle East and Africa through education, governance, and economic development initiatives. NEF is an operational NGO with projects in seven countries-Armenia, Sudan, Senegal, Jordan, Lebanon, Mali, Morocco, Palestinian Territories and Egypt-where we work to directly improve the lives of tens of thousands of vulnerable people through programs in peacebuilding, civic engagement, education, sustainable agriculture, and business development. In the field, approximately 50 NEF staff members-all of them from the countries in which they work-partner with local o... read more

Projects (19)

Schooling for Sudan Orphan Refugees
Sudan / Education
Child Sponsorship for Sudan's Neediest Children
Sudan / Health
Ramadan's Special Opportunities in Sudan
Sudan / Health
Ramadan's Special Opportunities in Sudan
Sudan / Health
Support farmers and fight poverty in Sudan
Sudan / Environment
 
See All
Project Leaders
Sarah Peterson
Sarah Peterson
Kristin Sheehan
Kristin Sheehan
Crowley Andrea
Crowley Andrea
Team
Charles Benjamin, John Ashby, Simona Ceci, Jina Krause-Vilmar, Sarah Peterson, Ann Sutherland, Jum Lux, Kristin Sheehan, Andrea Crowley, Paul Worden, Meghan Boesch, Laurent Denis, Justin Pritchard, Rachel Bass, Brandy Westerman, Rabih Yazbeck, Adam Smith, Jennifer Abdella, Aurelie Buffiere, Gareth Richards
Organization Information
110 West Fayette St, Suite 710
Syracuse, NY 13202
United States
+1 315 428 8670

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0677976670
Organization Information
110 West Fayette St, Suite 710
Syracuse, NY 13202
United States
+1 315 428 8670

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0677976670

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work.

Dec 28, 2018
Resourceful and Determined: Hanane
There is no couch or television to furnish the lounge room of Hanane’s small home in Chtaura, in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. Instead, two second-hand barbers’ chairs, mirrors and a few...
Dec 28, 2018
Meet Our Partners: Spitak Helsinki Group
  In 2015, the Near East Foundation UK launched efforts to advance gender equality and the rights of survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) in Armenia. NEF selected four local civil society...
Oct 8, 2018
EU4Women Armenia
Armenia (August 2018) — International development organisation, Near East Foundation UK (NEF) and the Women’s Development Resource Centre Foundation (WDRCF) are implementing a...
 
WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.