Global Grantmaking

These resources are for U.S. foundations and grantmakers wishing to make grants abroad. The resources below focus on global grantmaking in general. You can go to specific pages on:

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Understanding the challenges of currency fluctuations on international grantmaking, and taking action to minimize their impact can ensure that this natural process does not become an added barrier to overseas giving.
Learn about grants made by U.S.-based foundations to international recipients. This online mapping tool contains in-depth data, such as grant details and financials, allowing you to customize the information to suit your needs.
While philanthropy that crosses national borders has much in common with its domestic counterpart, it also differs in significant and challenging ways.
This brief provides practical advice and tips on setting strategy, ensuring an on-the-ground presence, and selecting partners for U.S.-based companies with foundations and/or giving programs that are either venturing into the international giving arena or
Frequently asked questions about legal basics and anti-terrorism.
This article outlines how private foundations can use "friends of" organizations to give globally.
Outlines the options that U.S. foundations have for giving globally.
After September 11, 2001, many grantmakers and other charitable organizations that were not previously familiar with the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), learned of its existence. As one of the key U.S.
Arguments for requiring grantees to certify that they do not and will not knowingly provide material support to any individual or entity furthering terrorist activities and examples of certification language.

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