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Now open: International Friends of the Bayerische Staatsoper

The Bavarian State Opera has a rich history dating back more than 350 years.  With some 600,000 people attending over 400 performances each year, the Opera contributes significantly to Munich’s reputation as one of the great international cultural capitals. U.S. performance art lovers can now support its work through a tax deductible gift to the International Friends’ Circle of the Bayerische Staatsoper.

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ASEM – Improving the lives of Mozambique’s children

Former banker Barbara Hofmann founded ASEM in 1991 to help children who were orphaned in war-torn Mozambique. Today, ASEM offers schooling, vocational training and recreational activities to children living in extreme poverty. More than 50,000 of Mozambique’s children have already gone through its schools. To help more, make a tax-deductible contribution to the Friends of the ASEM Foundation at KBFUS.


$65k grant helps CWWPP break cycle of trauma in Croatia

Since 1995, the Coalition for Work with Psychotrauma and Peace (CWWPP) has been working in the Balkan region, empowering refugees and victims of war from Croatia, Bosnia Herzegovina and Serbia. A $65k grant from its CWWPP US Fund will enable the organization to provide free post-traumatic psychological assistance in eastern Croatia, in an effort to break its transmission to new generations.

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Kenya Dental Association protects healthy smiles with $143k grant

The Kenya Dental Association (KDA) is one of the key promoters of oral health awareness in this east African country. A $143k grant from the Wrigley Global Giving Fund, a donor-advised fund at KBFUS, will support KDA’s efforts to provide access to affordable oral health services to marginalized school children and to implement sustainable behavioral change programs throughout Kenya.


Fulbright Belgium receives $50k grant to support scholarships

The Commission for Educational Exchange between the USA, Belgium and Luxembourg (aka Fulbright Belgium Luxembourg) received a $50k grant from the Sharkey Family Foundation and Gilead Sciences to fund scholarships for study, teaching and research in the United States at the graduate or post-doctoral level. Help more students from different backgrounds learn together through a gift to the Fulbright Fund at KBFUS.

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AMP Development Fund – vaccines for those most in need

Headquartered in Paris, Agence de Médecine Préventive improves the health of those most in need. Working through its regional hub in Côte d’Ivoire and offices across West Africa, AMP supports the introduction of appropriate vaccines, strengthens immunization logistics, and develops human and institutional capacity in the field of vaccinology. U.S. donors can support AMP’s work through the AMP Development Fund at KBFUS.