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OUR MISSION

To unite a philanthropic community in funding grassroots organizations that provide food, health, shelter, safety, education, and opportunity for children living in poverty around the world.

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OUR services

One World empowers effective grassroots organizations to connect with donors in the United States. We provide an online fundraising platform, collaborative educational programs, and access to tax exempt donations via fiscal sponsorship.

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OUR impact

We help our grassroots member organizations raise and receive over $2,000,000 per year to support children and youth affected by poverty.

Why International Grassroots?

Grassroots organizations possess the local knowledge needed to understand systemic problems in their communities and offer targeted solutions. Already interwoven into the social fabric, grassroots organizations have the trust, knowledge, and social capital required to effectively serve their communities.  

While local solutions are typically the most effective and long-lasting, less than 6% of U.S. philanthropic giving goes directly to international grassroots organizations serving their own communities.

One World operates from a place of trust for the grassroots members that they work with. This is important because it gives grassroots members ‘street cred’ in donor spaces that allow them to access more funding for the work being done on the ground.
— Akili Dada, Kenya