Wallace Global Fund Grants



Location (s):

  • Worldwide


The mission of the Wallace Global Fund is to promote an informed and engaged citizenry, to fight injustice, and to protect the diversity of nature and the natural systems upon which all life depends.


The Wallace Global Fund supports activities and movements that are global or national in scope. We will consider 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.

WGF does not fund purchase of land, capital construction, profit-making businesses, debt reduction, endowment campaigns, fundraising drives/events, or scholarships, tuition assistance or other forms of personal financial aid.

Priority Areas:

Challenge Corporate Power

Defend and Renew Democracy

Protect the Environment 

Promote Truth and Creative Freedom in Media

Advance Women’s Human Rights and Empowerment

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

Grants are awarded to high quality organizations with strong leadership that are catalyzing significant change in line with the Fund’s priority areas.

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.


Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

Cost/funding for participants:

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