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Sep
13

FC Barcelona supports inclusion through sport

The Barça Foundation, founded by FC Barcelona, makes the expression ‘More than a Club’ a reality by using sports to bring about real change in the lives of disadvantaged children and youth. It contributes to social inclusion, the prevention of violence and access to education for underprivileged children around the world. Through the Barça Foundation Fund, U.S. fans can help change lives through the power of sport.


Sep
10

Mastercard teams up to train African merchants

Through its donor-advised fund at KBFUS, the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth made a $394,000 grant to Arifu, a Kenyan platform which helps the world’s least served people access the information they need, when they need it. The grant will be used to provide increased understanding in financial management and digital financial services to merchants in Kenya and Nigeria. Learn more about our donor-advised funds.


Sep
04

Let’s Beat Cancer: Institut Curie launches MC21

Today roughly 50% of adults and 80% of children afflicted by cancer are cured. For those we cannot save, the fight must continue. Institut Curie is launching its MC21 Campaign to support four major projects which could turn the tide. Founded in Paris by Nobel laureate Marie Curie, Institut Curie is an internationally-renowned research center and an advanced hospital group dedicated to cancer. Join the fight!


Aug
31

African Academy of Sciences opens American friends fund

Based in Kenya, the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) is a community of scientists who aim to drive sustainable development in Africa through science, technology and innovation. AAS advises governments and policy makers as they set the continent’s research agenda. AAS also implements key STI programs and recognizes eminent African scholars. U.S. donors can now support its activities through the AAS American Friends Fund.


Aug
27

All the world’s a stage for Trondheim Symphony

Trondheim Symphony Orchestra is regarded as a powerhouse of Norwegian culture. With its 85 musicians, the orchestra performs about 100 concerts annually. All around the globe, it uses music to build relations across borders and between cultures. U.S.-based donors can support its commitment to the future of music and to the next generation of artists through the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra US Fund.


Aug
21

Nigerian university keeps its covenant to students

Covenant University was founded in 2002 to revolutionize the educational landscape in Africa, preparing Nigerian students for personal success and professional competence. As a citadel of learning and a hub for research, it was ranked by the Times Higher Education to be among the top 95th percentile of universities in world. U.S.-based donors can now support Covenant’s mission by giving to the Friends of Covenant Fund.