The Wallace Global Fund promotes an informed and engaged citizenry, to fight injustice, and to protect the diversity of nature and the natural systems upon which all life depends. Grants are awarded to high quality organizations with strong leadership that are catalyzing significant change in line with the fund’s priority areas of Human rights, Global Problems and Environment.
- Challenge Corporate Power
- Defend & Renew Democracy
- Protect the Environment
- Promote Truth & Creative Freedom in Media
- Advance Women’s Human Rights & Empowerment
- Rise of global corporatist state
- Threats to democracy and rights
- Ecological collapse
- Power differential and weakened NGOs
- The Wallace Global Fund supports activities and movements that are global or national in scope.
- The Fund considers significant local or regional initiatives with the potential to leverage broader national or global impact. Proposals can be for either core or project-specific support.
- Applicants based in the United States must be registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations.
- Applicants based outside the United States must show 501(c)(3) equivalency under U.S. law and, if invited to submit a proposal, will be asked to sign an affidavit stating this equivalency.
- Potential grantees without 501(c)(3) status will be asked for further documentation regarding the charitable purpose of the activity.
- Grants are awarded to high quality organisations with strong leadership that are catalyzing significant change in line with the Fund’s priority areas.
- All applicants must submit a letter of inquiry of no more than two pages briefly describing the mission and history of the applying organization, goals of the initiative(s), specific objectives, and accompanying strategies.
- The letter must also state the organization’s current annual operating budget and primary sources of income.
- Applicants based in the United States must also include as appendices the IRS 501(c)(3) documentation letter and a copy of the most recent IRS Form 990.
- The Fund has an online application system. Applicants will be informed if a full proposal is warranted, at which time prospective grantees will be asked to submit additional materials, including a proposal narrative and detailed financial documentation.
For more information, please visit Wallace Fund Applications.