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General Purposes

United Way International

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $35,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2004–December 31, 2004
  • Location Alexandria, VA, United States
  • Geographic Focus World

About this grant

The United Way International works globally to promote and support the United Way model of encouraging local giving for local communities. Currently, United Way International has affiliates in 45 countries that raise more than $800 million annually.Funding will enable the organization to increase its capacity, effectiveness and services to existing members; develop new members; and build partnerships globally.During the past four years, the organization has added affiliate members in 12 new countries; opened a third regional office in Poland to serve Europe; formed regional advisory councils in Asia, Africa, Europe and South America; and developed a Web-based Global Philanthropy Portal.