Who are we?
The GVN Foundation believes in inspiring learning, innovation, and action, to unlock the potential of vulnerable communities around the world. We support exceptional grassroots organizations working to empower communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
GVN Foundation has special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.
$1.6 million distributed and counting ...
"I'd love to see more young people taking action to help the poor and disadvantaged. Two places to get started are Network for Good and Global Volunteer Network."
~ Bill Gates, Newsweek Web
Working in 10 countries across 3 continents to create sustainable change.
Trek to Mt Everest Base Camp for a cause!
We're looking for committed individuals to trek and fundraise for a cause - to support Brighter Future Children's Home in Nepal.
This September, a group of GVN trekkers with reach Mt Everest Base Camp, experience spectacular views and give back to a community in Nepal.
We'd love to have you join our trek team, and spend some time with the children who will directly benefit from your efforts..
Find out more here.
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We have been awarded a 2013 Great Nonprofit award!
We have now distributed cows to seven women in Uganda!
In Peru , 16 girls are receiving mentoring and trainning through the Peruvian Promise Program.
In Nepal , we are funding the education and nutrition of 14 wonderful kids at Brighter Future Children's Home.