The FAWCO Foundation Development Grants - an Introduction

The FAWCO Foundation Development Grant Fund is a dynamic program which
financially assists projects that are passionately supported by FAWCO Member

FAWCO Member Clubs have been aiding worthy and reputable charitable
projects throughout the world through The FAWCO Foundation for over 40 years.
Some clubs are working “hands-on” with their projects, others making donations
of goods or financial contributions.


2016 DEVELOPMENT GRANTS, $4,500.  The deadline to submit nominations is Jan 8, 2016

Education: For projects which promote literacy, support academic studies, build or provide classrooms, libraries or general learning facilities for disadvantaged children. The Pam Dahlgren grant is specifically for the geographical area of Africa.

AW of Surrey Hope Through Education

Pam Dahlgren Educating Africa's Children

Environment: For projects promoting the responsible use of the environment to provide for the basic needs of a family or community.

Mother Earth

Health: For projects providing medical treatment, diagnostic services, preventive care or medical counseling. This can include but is not limited to cancer, HIV/AIDS, other diseases, the critically ill, the disabled, the aged, medical transport, special needs and maternal health for mothers and children.

The Coughlan Family Foundation’s Support in Sickness and Health

Critical Health Concerns, sponsored in part by Renuka Matthews

Human Rights: For projects which provide vocational training, teach practical skills and promote social entrepreneurial initiatives for at-risk/marginalized population groups and for projects addressing the critical problems of violence, food and shelter, healthcare, education, poverty, advocacy, human trafficking, prostitution, refugees or cultural understanding in a FAWCO Member Club’s host country or the world.

Breaking the Cycle, sponsored in part by AWEP and AILO Florence

FAUSA Displaced Women and Children

Safe Haven



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Fawco Foundation

Who We Are

The FAWCO Foundation was created in 1967 and is the philanthropic arm of FAWCO, a network of independent American and international volunteer organizations representing private-sector American citizens overseas. FAWCO consists of over 64 clubs throughout the world.

The Foundation’s sole purpose is to aid charitable, educational and scientific programs that are the passion of FAWCO and its member clubs. We are a US non-profit corporation, registered in the State of Missouri as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.

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